Posted May 13, 2013 on
Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan added a big boost to his backcourt today with the commitment of Nkereuwm Okoro, who will transfer in from Iowa State. With three years of eligibility remaining, Okoro went in-depth with FOXSportsNEXT.com on why Rutgers “was just a perfect fit.”
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Eddie Jordan was hired as head coach of Rutgers this offseason, an opportunity he prefers to returning to the NBA in a top job.
“After my last few experiences, I did not want to be a head coach in the NBA,” Jordan said.
Jordan led the Washington Wizards to the playoffs in every season between 2005 and 2008. Jordan even coached the Eastern Conference All-Stars in 2007 when the...
The sad, weird case of diploma-less Eddie Jordan ascending to head coach of his "alma mater," Rutgers, was inevitable if not predictable.
An academic-athletic system comfortably indifferent to the education of the under-educated athletes it relies on to fuel a multi-billion-dollar television contract was bound to produce a high-profile coaching candidate equally indifferent...
We’ve followed the latest from Rutgers with some amusement: after passing on Bob Hurley, who had allowed his family to persuade him to consider coaching at Rutgers long enough to set things straight and make New Jersey proud of the state university’s basketball program for a change, they instead hired Eddie Jordan.
Jordan did attend Rutgers, but didn’t graduate as he claimed...