Hermann will replace Tim Pernetti, whose resignation from the university came last month amid the Mike Rice coaching abuse scandal.
New Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan is not a graduate of the university as the school had claimed, another embarrassment for an athletic program still smarting from the firing of previous coach Mike Rice.
Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, turning to a name from the school’s past as it seeks to move forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice.
Rutgers’ board of governors will meet Tuesday to sign off on a contract that will allow Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan to take over the Scarlet Knights’ scandal-marred basketball program.
Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men’s basketball coach for the remaining two years of his contract, university officials announced Thursday night.
Rutgers has suspended its head men’s lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse. The university announced the suspension on Friday, saying that Brian Brecht will continue to be paid.
Jordan’s quest to make his alma mater relevant nationally was going to be an arduous task regardless, but now with recent player defections, the Scarlet Knights will have to work just to put together a roster for next season.
Rutgers is turning to one of its greatest players to lead the basketball program out of one of its darkest hours and into a future that will see it enter the Big Ten Conference in 2014.
While Jordan and Rutgers worked to make him the head of the university’s scandal-marred basketball program, there was more bad news for the Scarlet Knights.
Rutgers’ expected hiring of Eddie Jordan also means that Scarlet Knights associate head coach David Cox will likely remain on the coaching staff, per multiple sources close to the situation.
What has Rice been up to since his firing from Rutgers? He’s coaching a girls youth basketball team — and it seems the parents like him.
A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coach.
In the wake of Mike Rice being fired, Rutgers University has offered the head coaching position of the men’s basketball team to Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
The board of governors announced that a widely-respected former state attorney general, John J. Farmer, will be the school’s new top lawyer. Farmer had been serving as dean of its Newark law school.
Let’s just say Bryant wouldn’t have put up with the fired Rutgers coach — at all.
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