The mystery of Fab Melo’s March suspension continues. It’s water under the bridge, so I guess there’s no reason to keep melting my brain over this. But Jim Boeheim’s latest spot with our friend Brent Axe jars that door open again.
“The next part of the deal is something that nobody knows about and nobody is able to talk about, but it wasn’t a matter of him not doing something academically.”
Well, hey now. It doesn’t do us any good to keep rehashing it, but that’s a pretty ominous nugget, right? It’s something that “nobody knows about, and nobody is able to talk about.” What is this, a mafia hit?
Moments after Fab’s suspension came down, I threw darts against the wall. “Maybe Fab failed a drug test and Syracuse felt it had to suspend him in light of the report? Is it possible the university caught wind of an impermissible benefit that could compromise a run through March, and didn’t want to take the chance a Final Four banner could be vacated?”
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