Rutgers University head men's basketball coach Mike Rice announced Monday that Eric Murdock will serve as the Scarlet Knights' Director of Player Development. A New Jersey native, collegiate All-American and NBA veteran, Murdock will focus on the development of like skills via peer exercises, mentoring programs and schedule management.
"The focus of our program is not just to develop basketball players, but to build successful people," said Rice. "Eric is a great fit for this position. He is a self-made individual with the life experience to communicate effectively with our young men. Through hard work and determination, Eric's been able to answer many challenges. He will serve as a tremendous resource for our players."