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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Articles tagged: Syracuse Basketball

Jim Boeheim: I have coached this long because of NCAA investigation

Your browser does not support iframes. Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim addressed the media on Thursday, and his main message was that he believes the sanctions that have been imposed against him and the university are “unduly harsh.” Boeheim began his statement by admitting that even “one violation is one too many,” but he started…Read More

Syracuse AD Daryl Gross steps down; Jim Boeheim to retire in three years

Syracuse has officially begun the process of cleaning up its image in the wake of serious NCAA sanctions that were handed down against the men’s basketball program less than two weeks ago. For starters, athletic director Daryl Gross is leaving his current post. Dave Tobin of reports that Gross will remain with the school…Read More

Syracuse basketball director posed as athletes in sending emails to professors

Syracuse was penalized by the NCAA Friday for violations committed over the past decade, mostly involving the basketball program but also including the football team. The violations appear to be of the standard variety on the surface — boosters paying players, ignoring the school’s drug policy, academic fraud — but some of what was going…Read More

Syracuse loses 12 scholarships, vacates 108 wins, on probation for violations

The NCAA on Friday announced penalties for Syracuse’s athletic programs for committing multiple violations, and the sanctions against the basketball program are particularly harsh. The sanctions include losing 12 scholarships (three for each of the next four seasons); vacating 108 wins (from the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012 seasons); probation for five years; fines;…Read More

This Syracuse final possession was just so pathetic (Video)

Syracuse lost to NC State 66-63 in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament on Friday. The ‘Cuse is going to be a highly-seeded team in the NCAA Tournament, so losing this game isn’t the worst thing to happen to them. That’s why we feel completely comfortable totally mocking them for this horrific possession to end…Read More

Hypocrisy: Syracuse Twitter tells fans to buy Tyler Ennis jersey

The official Syracuse athletics Twitter account made a major blunder on Friday by associating a specific player with merchandise they are selling at the team store. The ‘Cuse tweet shows they are clearly trying to capitalize off amateur athletes, which goes against what the NCAA has defensively argued for years, though their logic defies all…Read More

Michigan-Syracuse ending marred by charging call

Michigan was on the verge of blowing a lead against Syracuse in the Final Four Saturday, but they benefited from controversial calls by the officials and held on to win 61-56. The controversial call that stood out was a charging foul called on Brandon Triche with 19.2 seconds left in the game. Syracuse was down…Read More

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