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Rysheed Jordan taking indefinite leave of absence (WITH UPDATES)

St. John's coach Steve Lavin confirmed the news to ESPN's Jeff Goodman

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Rysheed Jordan will be taking an indefinite leave of absence, according to St. John's head coach Steve Lavin.

Jordan has averaged 14 points per game this year for the Red Storm.

We will continue to update this story as more information comes in.

UPDATE (8:50 PM): Roger Rubin of the New York Daily News reports that this isn't a suspension for Jordan, just a leave of absence.

UPDATE (9:04 PM): Steve Lavin has released a statement, which can be found here.

UPDATE (1/3 9:31 PM): BleacherReport's Jason King adds this detail about Jordan's leave.

UPDATE (1/4 11:24 PM): Jason King brings us this detail. This story has just taken a huge turn.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Source close to Rysheed Jordan tells me the St. Johns guard expects to play Tuesday vs. Villanova following a talk today w/ Steve Lavin.</p>&mdash; Jason King (@JasonKingBR) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonKingBR/status/551957041254653952">January 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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