Jordan reportedly pulls out of Rutgers running

UPDATE: Eddie Jordan has apparently informed Rutgers that he is not interested in the job and withdrawn from consideration, two sources told the Newark Star-Ledger.

Jordan told Rutgers that he still wanted to pursue opportunities in the NBA, rather than going into college basketball.

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EARLIER:

Former Sixers coach Eddie Jordan is interviewing today with his alma mater, Rutgers, according to a report by Gannett New Jersey.

The report says the interview is taking place in the Philadelphia area and that Jordan appears to be the favorite, according to a source.

A decision could be made as early as Thursday, a source told the newspaper.

Jordan was fired after one disastrous 27-55 season with the Sixers and is owed $3 million for each of the next 2 years.

Jordan is a Rutgers legend as a player, leading the Scarlet Knights to the 1976 Final Four. He is the school's career leader in assists and steals and is seventh in scoring.

Rutgers is looking for a coach after former Villanova assistant Fred Hill resigned last week.

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