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Four-star shooting guard Eron Gordon delays college announcement

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One day after deciding that he would announce his college choice on Saturday, four-star shooting guard Eron Gordon has had a change of heart.

Wednesday afternoon the Indianapolis native announced via Twitter that he’s decided to postpone his announcement, stating a desire to take visits before doing so. The 6-foot-3 Gordon is the younger brother of Eric and Evan Gordon, with the former playing one season at Indiana and the latter spending time at Liberty, Arizona State and Indiana.

While Eron has taken a number of unofficial visits, he has yet to take an official visit. Arizona State, Auburn, Butler, Indiana, LSU, Nebraska, Nevada, Notre Dame, Purdue and Xavier are the schools in the running for Gordon’s commitment at this time.

Four-star 2016 guard Eron Gordon sets announcement date

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Shooting guard Eron Gordon is one of the better perimeter scorers in the Midwest in the Class of 2016 and Gordon will announce his college decision on Saturday.

The younger brother of Eric and Evan Gordon, the native of Indianapolis will announce at 12 p.m. EST at the Jewish Community Center. A 6-foot-3 guard, Gordon will choose between Arizona State, Auburn, Butler, Indiana, LSU, Nebraska, Nevada, Notre Dame, Purdue and Xavier, according to his Facebook post.

Regarded as the No. 81 overall prospect in the Class of 2016, according to Rivals, Gordon attends Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. This spring, Gordon averaged 19.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game playing in the adidas Gauntlet.

With many guards in the Midwest flying off the board, Gordon’s commitment will be interesting since he has schools from all over on his list.

Four-star 2016 guard files appeal to play this season

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Eron Gordon, the younger brother of New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon, is a four-star prospect, regarded as the No. 44 overall recruit in the junior class by Rivals.

However, he is currently ineligible to play this season. Last month, the Indiana High School Athletic Association (ISHAA) upheld a ruling that would sideline the 6-foot-2 guard this winter. The Indianapolis native transferred from North Central High to Cathedral, which is believed to be for athletic reasons, not academic. On Saturday, Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star reported that the Gordons have filed an appeal with the Department of Education.

On Aug. 29, when the initially ruling was upheld, Gordon was given 30 days to file an appeal. If the Department of Education’s review panel does not overturn the ISHAA’s decision this case could end up in trial court.

Gordon currently holds offers Indiana and Purdue. This summer he told told NBCSports.com that he’s already taken unofficial visits to Duke and Michigan. Gordon was also planning a visit to Kentucky.