Ayers back as Philly assistant coach

PHILADELPHIA -- Former Philadelphia 76ers coach Randy Ayers has returned to the organization as an assistant under Eddie Jordan.

Ayers was fired only 52 games into the 2003-04 season. He also was an assistant in Orlando and was on Jordan's staff in Washington.

Ayers also was a head coach in college at Ohio State and led the Buckeyes to consecutive Big Ten titles in 1991 and 1992.