Eddie Jordan to coach Rutgers

Submitted by Michigan248 on April 18th, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Lakers asst Eddie Jordan will be the next coach at Rutgers. I think this is a great hire by Rutgers, hopefully they will become relevant in the BIG.

Eddie Jordan resume

 

College Rutgers (1973–1977)
NBA Draft 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1977–1984
Career history
As player:
1977 Cleveland Cavaliers
1977–1980 New Jersey Nets
1980–1983 Los Angeles Lakers
1983 Wyoming Wildcatters (CBA)
1984 Portland Trail Blazers
1984 Los Angeles Lakers
As coach:
19971998 Sacramento Kings
20042008 Washington Wizards
2009–2010 Philadelphia 76ers

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9186395/eddie-jordan-agrees-become-rutgers-scarlet-knights-men-basketball-coach

Comments

Yeoman

April 18th, 2013 at 2:27 PM ^

I know he's got some time on his hands and he has a knack for discovering young talent, but F1 to college basketball seems like a bit of a...

Oh. Right.

Tater

April 18th, 2013 at 2:31 PM ^

I don't think he can even salvage enough players to run full practices without walk-ons this season.  He will have a year to get it right.  Rutgers could be a tomato can in both football and basketball for awhile.