Rysheed Jordan will be taking an indefinite leave of absence, according to St. John's head coach Steve Lavin.
Steve Lavin told ESPN that Rysheed Jordan taking indefinite leave of absence.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) January 3, 2015
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.
St. John's Rysheed Jordan is not suspended, especially for season. He will miss Butler for personal reasons. Leave of absence. Calm down.— Roger Rubin (@RogRubin) January 3, 2015
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.
Rysheed Jordan's leave of absence from St. John's is, in part, b/c he's grieving the loss of his grandmother who died Friday, source told BR— Jason King (@JasonKingBR) January 4, 2015
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>— Jason King (@JasonKingBR) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonKingBR/status/551957041254653952">January 5, 2015</a></blockquote>
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