NCAA Basketball: Jeffrey Jordan Set to Transfer

Jonah PulsCorrespondent IMay 21, 2010

Bruce Weber announced today that Jeff Jordan has made the decision to depart from the Illinois Men's Basketball program.

According to, he has been granted a release and plans to transfer to another school.

Jordan just came off his third season with the Fighting Illini, but decided he wanted to go elsewhere to finish off his college basketball career.

Jordan appeared in 92 games while playing for Illinois.

In those 92 games, he compiled a total of 110 points, 98 assists, and 68 assists. He averaged 13.8 minutes per game coming off the bench.

Jordan was well known for his defensive pressure and hustle he provided for the Illinois squad.

Weber was disappointed by Jordan's decision, but he understands that he must support.

"Jeff was an important part of our team; a competitor who provided depth and steady play at the point guard position and was a defensive presence for us," Weber said. "We thank him for all the hard work and effort he gave to our program. We will support him in the transfer process and wish Jeff the best as he continues with his education and career."