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Former St. John's star Rysheed Jordan charged in shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A former NBA D-League player who starred at St. John's University is charged in Philadelphia with attempted murder, robbery and other counts after police say he shot another man during a robbery attempt. Police say 22-year-old Rysheed Jordan and two other suspects met three other men on May 27 in the city for a deal involving a cellphone. They say Jordan shot...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's sophomore guard Jordan enters NBA Draft

NEW YORK -- St. John's guard Rysheed Jordan is entering the NBA Draft. The 6-foot-4 Jordan averaged 14.1 points in 31 games last season, his second with the Red Storm. "Playing professional basketball has always been a goal of mine," Jordan said Friday. "I believe I am ready to take the next step in my basketball career and plan to work hard to achieve my dream of playing in the NBA."
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rysheed Jordan to leave St. John’s

The Chris Mullin era is set to begin at St. John’s University, but it will have to be without one of the program’s top players. The school announced today that point guard Rysheed Jordan will leave the program and instead pursue “professional opportunities.” Jordan started 21 games for the Red Storm last year and averaged 14.1 points and 3.1 assists per game his sophomore year, shooting...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin 'not really concerned' about Rysheed Jordan

St. John's basketball head coach Chris Mullin threw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday at the Bronx, and inevitably, reporters asked him about Rysheed Jordan's academic status.Reports surfaced that Jordan may not be academically eligible for next season after some uncertainty as to whether or not he'd remain with the program under Mullin's guidance. He chose to stick...
Via FOX Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rysheed Jordan to be ruled academically ineligible

With Chris Mullin returning, hiring a strong staff and landing multiple key additions, the offseason in Queens was considered a positive one by many Red Storm fans. Things have changed quickly though as news broke late Saturday night that Rysheed Jordan is expected to be ruled academically ineligible for the fall semester and could leave the team, according to Roger Rubin of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: St. John's guard Jordan facing academic ineligibility

St. John's basketball guard Rysheed Jordan is expected to be ruled academically ineligible and miss the start of next season, with The New York Daily News reporting it's possible he may not play again for the Red Storm. The 6-foot-4 standout from Philadelphia averaged 14.1 points and 3.1 assists as a sophomore. However, sources told the paper Jordan was apparently not keeping his...
Via FOX Sports
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

SJU’s Rysheed Jordan will stay in school

The start to Chris Mullin’s head coaching tenure at St. John’s could not have gone better, after late last night Rysheed Jordan announced that he will return to the Red Storm for his junior season.  Earlier this month, center Chris Obekpa confirmed that he would also remain with the program and Jordan makes two key parts of the NCAA Tournament qualifying St. John’s squad set to stay...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Storm Rising: St. John's Crushes Creighton 84-66

Rysheed Jordan Had a Career High 25 Points/collegehoopsdigest.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestNew York, N.Y.--- This season, the St. John's Red Storm have been about as consistent as the stock market in the 1930's. After the worst loss of the Lavin era against Butler last Tuesday, the Red Storm put together their best game of the season Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's second-leading scorer Jordan takes leave of absence

  St. John's sophomore guard Rysheed Jordan is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the basketball team. Coach Steve Lavin says in a statement Friday that Jordan, the second-leading scorer for the 15th-ranked Red Storm, has to deal with ''personal and family circumstances'' in Philadelphia. Jordan will not be with the team for its game Saturday against Butler. Jordan ranks...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Rules: St. John's Rolls Over Rams 74-53

Rysheed Jordan Lead St.John's to Victory Today/timesunion.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestLike the lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Center and the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, St. John's making mincemeat out of city rival Fordham has become a New York City holiday tradition. Last season, St. John's shot the lights out of Madison Square Garden, hitting on 21 of 22 field...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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