announced he was leaving North Central (Indianapolis)
for Indianapolis Cathedral
But according to Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star, those plans hit a snag Friday when the Indiana High School Athletic Association ruled Gordon ineligible for the 2014-15 season
Neddenriep reported that the Gordon family plans to appeal.
The Gordons have quite a legacy at North Central. That's where Eron's older brothers Eric (now a guard with the New Orleans Pelicans) and Evan (recently completed final season at Indiana) teamed to lead the Panthers to the 2007 Indiana Class 4A state championship game. Eric earned Mr. Basketball honors that season while in the midst of a controversial recruiting saga pitting Indiana against Illinois.
Eron looked poised to continue the tradition of star Gordons at North Central. A 6-foot-2 guard pegged as the No. 39 recruit overall in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports
, he was a first team MaxPreps Freshman All-American in 2012-13 after putting up nearly 20 points per game and erupting for 31 in his first varsity outing.
Gordon's numbers dipped a bit as a sophomore at North Central and the Panthers made an early exit from the 4A state tournament (though it came at the hands of two-time defending champ Carmel), going 17-7 on the season.
According to 247Sports, Gordon holds offers from programs like Indiana, Arizona State, Nebraska and Purdue. The Hoosiers are considered the leader in his recruitment.
One of the more eyebrow-raising transfers of the high school basketball offseason came when rising junior