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Eddie Jordan Goes Back to School

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Quietly, amid all of the noise about the controversial hiring of his new boss, athletic director Julie Hermann, men's basketball coach Eddie Jordan was focused on his own tasks.

Recruiting.

Individual workouts.

Fundraising.

Donor meetings.

Studying.

Yes, he is hard at work trying to finish his Rutgers degree, which had been the subject of confusion as to when and if he had earned it.

Jordan spent Thursday night studying, with the sound off on Game 1 of the NBA Finals. A few months ago, he was in the midst of prepping for NBA games against those same teams as an assistant coach with the Lakers. Now he's juggling his first head coaching job in Division I and being a student at the same time.

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