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.
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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 NCAA on Friday announced penalties for Syracuse’s athletic programs for committing multiple violations, and the sanctions against the basketball program are particularly harsh.
Syracuse lost to NC State 66-63 in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament on Friday.
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.
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.
Syracuse had to do some damage control after a tweet sent from the university’s official Twitter account suggested that basketball coach Jim Boeheim would be retiring.
Very few teams in the 2012 NCAA Tournament had a better shot at cutting down the nets in April than Syracuse.