Rutgers facing stiff competition for Isaiah Briscoe — Cuse Clicks

Just a couple of days after in-state rival Seton Hall pulled off a major recruiting coup by landing Brooklyn Lincoln guard Isaiah Whitehead, Rutgers hosted a slew of young basketball talent for Saturday’s football game in which the Scarlet Knights beat Arkansas, 28-24. New Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan may not be able to match Kevin Willard’s recent burst of recruiting success this year, but Jordan is hoping another talented Isaiah will stay home and play ball at the state university. Isaiah Briscoe was the biggest name who visited Saturday and Jordan made his pitch. “I had a little time to sit down with Coach Eddie,” Briscoe, the 2015 guard out of Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, told “He is a cool guy, very down to Earth and understandable.

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Wes has worked for covering the New York Knicks, as well as for covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also been a contributing writer for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), for SportsNet New York (SNY) as a news desk writer covering all of New York professional sports, and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Contact him at wes[at]