The Week that Was

ScarletReport.com's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give ScarletReport.com readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features the latest on the athletic director search and a strange week in Rutgers basketball.

In an effort to make the site even more user-friendly, ScarletReport.com provides a week in review. So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news. To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired. All stories from ScarletReport.com can be accessed through the message boards.

On the Gridiron

The biggest story in Rutgers athletics this week is the narrowing to three finalists in the search for a new athletic director. With Wisconsin's Sean Frazier, Louisville's Julie Hermann and Fresno State's Thomas Boeh identified as finalists this weekend, a decision is expected to come soon.

Boeh, however, pulled out of the race Sunday night, ScarletReport.com reported.

The Rutgers football team is off after the conclusion of spring practice and now gets some time away from the field before summer classes and workouts begin the last week of May.

In Recruiting

Lower Dauphin (Hummelstown, Pa.) tight end Trey Klock pushed back his decision date but still has Rutgers and Boston College at the top of his list. Klock added a Syracuse offer last week.

Rutgers was the third school to offer Katy (Texas) tight end Logan Lister, who is planning a summer visit.

Weequahic (Newark, N.J.) linebacker Sydney Gopre told FOXSportsNEXT.com that he is considering visits to other schools, including Wisconsin.

University School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) safety Rashard Causey picked up his first offer – Rutgers.

] Plant City (Fla.) defensive end Sedrick King lists Rutgers, Louisville and UCF as the three schools recruiting him most aggressively.

On the Hardwood

Following a Deadspin report, Rutgers confirmed that coach Eddie Jordan did not receive his degree from Rutgers.

There are no NCAA or Rutgers regulations requiring a college degree.

Rutgers hosted Miami Senior High (Fla.) guard Allen Baez and East River (Orlando, Fla.) wing Wilfredo Rodriguez on visits this week. Neither received offers on their visit and Baez subsequently committed to UNC-Greensboro. Rodriguez remains committed to Air Force.


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