According to the Syracuse paper, the Orange is under investigation and has been for some time.
It’s probably not what you think, at least not in part: it’s tied to an alleged 2007 case in which then-players Jonny Flynn, Scoop Jardine and Rick Jackson were accused of sexual assault and then, subsequently, some level of harassment. Details are always hard to come by in these cases, but that’s it in a nutshell.
There is more, including questions about Fab Melo and other recent players.
Jardine, incidentally, in a piece of spectacular bad timing, is supposed to help CBS broadcast the NCAA tournament. Also contributing this year: Alaa Abdelnaby, Chris Spatola and Bobby Hurley.
Apparently Seth Davis irritated some people with his call for a Montana upset of Syracuse. It’s not as irrational as it may seem.
First, Syracuse has certainly been erratic of late. Second, although most in the East haven’t seen Montana, Duke fans have: the Grizzlies came to Durham in 2008 and acquitted thems...