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Eddie Jordan is now 24 hours away from formally taking over a Rutgers basketball program at rock bottom. Jordan, who reached a five-year agreement with Rutgers Friday, will be the topic of a Board of Governors special meeting Tuesday afternoon with a tall task in front of him to rebuild the Scarlet Knights to what they were when he wore the uniform.
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Newly hired Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan is aware of the challenges he faces and the mess he must clean up. Speaking shortly after his press conference, Jordan went in-depth with on his expectations and attitude toward taking over the Scarlet Knights.

Severe Recaps Visit By Jordan

Eddie Jordan was introduced as Rutgers men's basketball coach late Tuesday afternoon, and a few hours later he was with Christ The King (Queens, N.Y.) guard Jon Severe for an in-home visit the eve before Severe announces his decision. TV Talks Eddie Jordan

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- was live from Eddie Jordan's introductory press conference at "the Barn" Tuesday and breaks down the newsworthy developments from a memorable day at Rutgers. Embraced by the fans yesterday, Jordan got to work on the recruiting trail instantly and will have to recruit his current players as much as future ones.

Exclusive: Interim AD Sites Jordan's Dignity

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers interim athletic director Carl Kirschner spoke exclusively with about the reasons Eddie Jordan was hired as Rutgers' new men's basketball coach. He pointed to Jordan's character, calling him a "classy person with dignity."

Jordan vows to restore integrity

With his voice quivering at times, Eddie Jordan returned to Rutgers and took over as coach of the scandal-marred basketball program, promising to move forward and restore the dignity, pride and integrity to a university embarrassed by abuses that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice. In choosing the 58-year-old Jordan, Rutgers turned to one of its greatest sports heroes to restore... TV: Full Jordan Press Conference

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Newly hired Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan stressed hard work and commitment in his 26-minute introductory press conference. Staged at the College Ave Gym, the full press conference can be viewed free on

2013 NFL Draft Sleepers: Christine Michael, Khaseem Greene, and Charles Johnson

Follow @DSchmelzerTSB on Twitter As I said yesterday, I am going to write a piece every morning this week, leading up to the start of the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday. In each edition I will profile three guys who I think are flying a bit under the radar, and have a good chance to be solid contributors at the next level. Today, my guys are Christine Michael of Texas A&M, Khaseem...

Jordan Receives Board Approval

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Eddie Jordan became the head Rutgers basketball coach today following Board of Governor's approval regarding his contract. Jordan and Rutgers reached a five-year agreement Friday to replace Mike Rice as the leader of the program.

The Week that Was's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features an agreement reached with Eddie Jordan as basketball coach. TV: Carroo Shines in Second Scrimmage

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Sophomore receiver Leonte Carroo had one of the plays of the day with a long touchdown reception down the sidelines in Saturday's Rutgers spring scrimmage. Carroo is in his first spring after playing as a true freshman and discussed the offensive developments through camp. TV: Roster Speaks in Support of Jordan

NEW BRUNSWICK,N.J. -- Rutgers players Myles Mack, Wally Judge, Kadeem Jack and Logan Kelley spoke to the media Tuesday following Eddie Jordan's press conference. All four affirmed intentions to return next season and spoke in-depth about their new head coach.

RU to hire Jordan as hoops coach

Rutgers is set to introduce Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan as the new coach of the Scarlet Knights' scandal-marred basketball program.
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