Combo guard Eron Gordon is the newest addition to the Seton Hall men’s basketball team. Gordon announced his decision Monday night at Westlane Middle School in his hometown Indianapolis, Ind. Leading up to Gordon’s decision, Seton Hall was the leader on a list of teams including Texas Tech, Maryland and Missouri. Gordon had an official visit to Seton Hall’s campus in October, with associate head coach Shaheen Holloway flying out to Indiana to scout him a month prior.
Gordon fills a need in Seton Hall’s lineup at guard with Isaiah Whitehead’s future on the team still up in the air and point guard Jevon Thomas remaining ineligible until December due to academic fulfillments, according to Chris McManus of shuhoops.com. Among available prospects, Gordon is rated 135th by Rivals, 144th by 247Sports.com and is a three-star prospect, according to ESPN and Scout.
Gordon also holds NBA connections, as his older brother Eric is a guard on the New Orleans Pelicans.
With all of the player scholarships currently taken up at Seton Hall, the team expects to lose at least two scholarship players this offseason, even if Whitehead chooses to leave, according to McManus. This would make room for Gordon, as well as forward Taurean Thompson of Brewster Academy, who has yet to make a decision on his collegiate destination.
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