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Report: Rutgers offers job to alum, NBA coach Eddie Jordan

By Jeff Goodman | College Basketball Insider

Jordan, 58, played at Rutgers from 1973-77 and has had head coaching stints in the NBA. (USATSI)

After being spurned by Rhode Island's Dan Hurley, Rutgers has now targeted NBA coach and former Scarlet Knights star Eddie Jordan and, according to Yahoo Sports, the school has offered him the job.

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Jordan, 58, played at the school from 1973-77 and was a second-round pick in the NBA Draft. He was also a volunteer assistant at Rutgers after he retired in 1984 and was an assistant under Bob Wenzel from 1988-91.

Jordan was the head coach at three different stops -- Sacramento, Washington and Philadelphia -- and compiled a 257-343 career mark. He is now an assistant with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Jordan would replace Mike Rice -- who was fired shortly after ESPN aired video of his poor treatment of players.

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