Rysheed Jordan leaning toward St. John's

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Vaux guard Rysheed Jordan, right, drive home a basket against Johnsburg's Mitch Holmberg in the final minute of play of the Class A Boy's PIAA Championship Friday, March 22, 2013 in Hershey, Pa. (Bradley C Bower/ Staff Photogapher)

Rysheed Jordan, according to a source, was leaning toward committing to St. John's University a day before Thursday's scheduled announcement.

The Vaux senior guard will choose from among the Red Storm, Temple, and UCLA at a Thursday ceremony. The site and time were not set as of Wednesday evening. Calls to Jordan and his coaches were not immediately returned.

Jordan's decision will be a non-binding oral commitment, and he is not permitted to sign a letter of intent until April 17.

This past season, the 6-foot-3 Jordan led Vaux to the PIAA Class A boys' basketball title and was the state's Class A and the Public League Player of the Year

 

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