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FAB MELO RUMORS & GOSSIP

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Celtics mock Melo's education

Fab Melo never wasn't much of a 'student' while at Syracuse.  So it is nice to see his new employer, the Boston Celtics, mocking his educational career at the 'Cuse. 

Via Orange Fizz
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Boehiem Says Fab Melo’s March Suspension Was Not Academics

Getty Images 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...
Via Orange Fizz
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Fab Melo dishes on academic issues

Fab Melo now has a chance to explain what happened at Syracuse. Melo was ruled academically ineligible for seven games last season, including the NCAA tournament, and now that he's making the rounds on the draft workout list, Melo is trying to answer NBA scouts. His explanation is simple: Until four years ago, the Brazilian didn't even speak English. Melo says team officials...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Melo answering questions about academic problems

Fab Melo now has a chance to explain what happened at Syracuse. Melo was ruled academically ineligible for seven games last season, including the NCAA tournament, and now that he's making the rounds on the draft workout list, Melo is trying to answer NBA scouts. His explanation is simple: Until four years ago, the Brazilian didn't even speak English. Melo says team officials...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

What Went Wrong: Fab Melo’s Ineligibility Wrecked SU’s Final Four Chances

Editor’s note: The Fizz is rebooting its series from last year asking “What Went Wrong?” We will unveil a new reason every day this week on why SU’s March run fell incomplete.  For the second time in three years, Syracuse fans will be left to wonder what could have been after losing a key big man just before the NCAA Tournament. After a shocking loss to Butler in 2010, Orange...
Via Orange Fizz
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Syracuse advances to Sweet 16 sans Fab Melo

When is does a #1 seeded team bust up brackets?  That is what the Syracuse Orange are starting to do after defeating Kansas State in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament. Many people wanted to leave Jim Boheim’s team for dead after it was announced earlier in the week that 7ft center Fab Melo had been ruled ineligible to play in this years NCAA Tournament.  The Orange’s National...
Via The Victory Formation
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Mississippi coach Larry Eustachy does not know who Fab Melo is

With Fab Melo ruled ineligible for the NCAA tournament, some are wondering if Syracuse is destined for an early exit. Assuming the Orange get past 16th-seeded UNC-Asheville, the winner of the first (second) round game between Kansas State and Southern Mississippi could be primed to pull off an upset. You would think either of those teams would be salivating at the thought of taking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Fab Melo: How Does Melo’s Suspension Impact Syracuse’s Tournament Hopes?

Syracuse announced today that sophomore center Fab Melo will miss the NCAA Tournament, although the release didn’t provide any additional details other than to call it an “eligibility issue.” Consequently, Melo was trending on Twitter within minutes, partly because of the impact on a number one seed but also because people were in a mad scramble to change their brackets before...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

SU without center Melo for Notre Dame game

Center Fab Melo did not travel with top-ranked Syracuse for the Orange's basketball game Saturday at Notre Dame, the school announced. Citing university policy and federal student privacy laws, the school's announcement said the athletic department could not provide further details. However, the game in South Bend, Ind., will be the Orange's first of the spring semester...
Via Fox Sports
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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