EDDIE JORDAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rutgers Basketball: Steve Pikiell Brings Optimism to an Undermanned Team

According to Jon Rothstein, there are 63 days until the beginning of the college basketball season. And it’s very likely that Rutgers, under the tutelage of new head coach Steve Pikiell, will still be picked to land at the bottom of the Big Ten standings. And, quite frankly, they probably should be coming off a 7 win season that got Eddie Jordan fired. Rutgers will likely...
Via On the Banks
8 hours ago

Maishe Dailey upgrades to Iowa Basketball program

Maishe Dailey recently de-committed from Rutgers after being only one of three players that committed to the university that went 7-25 last season. Dailey committed to Rutgers in January after receiving offers from other universities such as Northern Iowa, Ohio and George Mason. Jordan committed after the early signing period had ended and had not yet signed a National Letter of...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers announces firing of men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan

Did anyone not see this coming? After getting the final beatdown of what can only be described as the most dreadful season in Big Ten history, Rutgers University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Patrick Hobbs, announced the dismissal of Eddie Jordan as men’s basketball head coach. “I have decided that we need new leadership for our men’s basketball program,” said Hobbs...
Via Talking 10
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers fires men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan after dismal season

In perhaps the least surprising sports news of the week, Rutgers fired men’s basketball head coach Eddie Jordan on Thursday. The school certainly wasted no time in making the move, dismissing Jordan one day after the Scarlet Knights lost their Big Ten tournament opener, 89-73, to Nebraska. With that season-ending loss, Rutgers’ final record for the 2015-16 season finishes with...
Via The Comeback
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers fires coach Eddie Jordan after three lackluster seasons

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan has been fired.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university has not announced the decision. The firing comes less than 24 hours after Nebraska defeated the Scarlet Knights in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament.The loss ended an injury...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Jordan fired as Rutgers basketball coach

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan has been fired. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university has not announced the decision. The firing comes less than 24 hours after Nebraska defeated the Scarlet Knights in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament. The loss ended...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers Has Fired Men’s Basketball Coach Eddie Jordan

After a 7-25 season, and dismal 1-17 Big Ten campaign, Rutgers has fired head coach Eddie Jordan, according to a report by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. BREAKING: Rutgers has fired Eddie Jordan, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 10, 2016 Jordan, a Rutgers alumnus and member of the school’s 1976 Final Four team, coached the team to a 29-67 record...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers Coach Eddie Jordan Graduates

Rutgers University head men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan has graduated from the university. The Twitter page for Rutgers’ athletic department reported the story. Congratulations to @EddieJordanRU on his graduation this afternoon at the RAC. #RFAMILY is very proud. pic.twitter.com/co3xlGbVJr — Rutgers Athletics (@RUAthletics) May 16, 2015 Jordan attended Rutgers and played...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

JUCO transfer Deshawn Freeman has committed to Rutgers

Rutgers joined the Big Ten last year and went on to finish dead last with a 2-16 conference record (although they did beat Wisconsin). Eddie Jordan has to continue to find talent and that’s exactly what he did on Monday morning. JUCO small forward/power forward transfer Deshawn Freeman has officially decided to play for Jordan and his Scarlet Knights. JUCO PF Deshawn Freeman ...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan gets emotional after upset of Wisconsin (VIDEO)

Following Rutgers' 67-62 upset victory over No. 4 Wisconsin on Sunday, head coach Eddie Jordan couldn't help but get emotional during his post-game press conference and express his pent-up feelings about putting the embarrassment of a once-shamed basketball program behind him, his players and the school. The tears seemed to be a long-awaited part of the healing process. "I...
Via The Other Paper
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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