EDDIE JORDAN RUMORS & GOSSIP
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers basketball returns to the court Wednesday for a road game against a hot George Washington team. Going into Thanksgiving with two ugly home losses, Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan spoke about the "unacceptable" performance of the program and the need to learn from mistakes made.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan spoke in his post-game press conference, and adressed the 20 unanswered points and stunning 72-62 home loss to William & Mary. Rutgers returns to action Monday against Stillman for its third of four NIT games.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Eddie Jordan did his best to curb emotions about his return to Rutgers, which ended in a 92-84 victory over FAMU. Winning the opener on "Eddie Jordan night," the first-year head coach talked about the good and bad in his debut.
While Mike Rice's abusive and homophobic actions as Rutgers basketball coach caused a scandal that brought the university under a national microscope this spring, a number of Scarlet Knights fans felt the fired 44-year-old probably deserved another shot at coaching and the chance to show that he has changed.
The fans expressed the opinion Friday night before the Scarlet Knights...
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28 days ago
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers basketball is two days away from the start to its 2013-14 season and the Eddie Jordan era. On what is being promoted as "Eddie Jordan night," the Scarlet Knights open up against Florida A&M. Rutgers wrapped up its penultimate practice before the game Thursday evening, and Jordan offered his thoughts on the first game.
Rutgers is trying to forget about its recent dark past by reaching into its long-ago storied past.
After a turbulent spring in which Mike Rice was fired for berating players and athletic director Tim Pernetti was forced to resign, the Scarlet Knights brought in Eddie Jordan as their 18th coach.
Jordan has a lengthy college and NBA resume, including head coaching jobs with the Kings...
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October 29, 2013
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...
Earlier today, we reported that Rutgers's new men's basketball coach, Eddie Jordan, never received a degree from Rutgers University, even though his official university bio says he graduated in 1977.
Jordan admitted to ESPN that he did not finish his degree but claims he did finish his course work:
"Some of the professors are still around and some are gone but they all...
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Maybe, if someone threw some balls at the Lakers, they wouldn’t be fighting, just to make the playoffs. Then again, Kobe said he would slap the hell out of any coach that did that.
Sources confirm to me that Eddie Jordan is leaving the Lakers and will be the next coach at Rutgers University. The deal almost complete
— Chick Hernandez (@CHICKatCSN) April 12, 2013