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A Timeline Of Rutgers’ Incredible Fall From Grace

It’s been an incredible fall from grace for Rutgers’ university athletics after the promise of their move to the Big Ten.

06/01/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Governor Chris Christie Plans To Speak With Rutgers Officials Over Hermann

The Hermann problem has popped up when many thought the worst was over, and that the Rutgers athletic department could start focusing on its move to the Big Ten in 2014.

05/26/2013

Eddie Jordan, the former Rutgers star, is introduced as the school's head men's basketball coach on April 23, 2013 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jordan Didn’t Graduate From Rutgers University Despite School Website’s Claim

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.

05/10/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rutgers Officially Names Eddie Jordan Head Men’s Basketball Coach

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.

04/23/2013

Mike Rice (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rutgers University Reaches $475,000 Settlement Agreement With Mike Rice

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.

04/19/2013

Rutgers president Robert Barchi (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Rutgers Suspends Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Amid Allegations Of Verbal Abuse

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.

04/19/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Eddie Jordan Is Nearing A Deal To Coach Rutgers

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.

04/14/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Rutgers Offers Men’s Basketball Head Coaching Job To Eddie Jordan

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.

04/12/2013

High Point Solutions Stadium (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Children Affected By Superstorm Sandy To Participate In Rutgers’ Spring Football Game

The game, which will be held on April 27, will allow 22 children — from sixth grade to eighth grade — affected by Superstorm Sandy to participate in the final five minutes of the contest.

04/11/2013

Louis Brown Athletic Center (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Former Dean Carl Kirschner Named Interim Athletic Director At Rutgers

Rutgers is turning to former dean Carl Kirschner to run its athletic department amid the basketball scandal that led to the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti.

04/08/2013

Former Rutgers University athletic director Tim Pernetti (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti To Get $1.2M, iPad, Car Allowance In Settlement

Former Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti is getting $1.2 million in salary plus an iPad, car allowance and more than two years of health insurance coverage under a settlement agreement.

04/08/2013

Mike Rice (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Rutgers Officials Were Long Aware Of Rice’s Abusive Behavior

According to the New York Times, Rutgers officials were long aware of disgraced former head coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior toward players.

04/07/2013

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), fired coach Mike Rice  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), university president Robert Barchi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Clouds Of Chaos And Controversy Surround Rutgers Basketball Program

Clouds of controversy has surrounded the Rutgers basketball program in April.

04/06/2013

Russ Smith, Gorgui Dieng  and Chane Behanan of the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville Playing Harder After Ware’s Stomach-Turning Injury

Following the compound leg fracture to Kevin Ware, the Louisville Cardinals say they’re “playing harder.”

04/06/2013

Ben Howland (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Report: Former UCLA Coach Ben Howland Interested In Open Rutgers Post

According to CBSSports.com, former UCLA head coach Ben Howland is “intrigued” by the open Rutgers post and third-party discussions have taken place.

04/06/2013

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