Video: Corey Sanders Defends Rutgers, Eddie Jordan

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- After guard phenom Corey Sanders earned his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week Award, the first-year Scarlet Knight spoke in defense of his head coach after Thursday's practice at the RAC.

Eddie Jordan may be in the middle of a historic losing streak, but the third-year Rutgers coach has the support of his players. Star player Corey Sanders, who signed to play with Jordan in the fall of 2014, spoke again in support of his coach after Thursday's practice.

"Just stick with us,” Sanders said. “We’re young right now and we’ve got people hurt. Coach is doing his best. We’re out here trying to do our best. Everything is coming together gradually. It’s not going to come overnight.”

Sanders made his verbal commitment to Jordan as a high-school junior and the commitment remains as firm as ever for the Big Ten's freshman leader in scoring and steals.

"Coach [Jordan] has nothing to do with why our record is like it is and Coach [Jordan] is the reason that I’m here,” Sanders said. “… Just stick with us. We’re young right now. We’ve got people hurt. Coach is doing his best. We’re out here trying to do our best. Everything is going to come gradually. It’s not going to come overnight, like I always say. We’re working hard. We’re getting better. That’s all that matters.”


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