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FAB MELO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Syracuse taking the easy way out?

On Wednesday we got news the Syracuse Orange Men’s Basketball team placed a self-imposed post season ban for the 2014-15 season. The Cuse find themselves in this position because of academic problems a few years back. Former players Fab Melo and James Southerland had academic issues during the 2012-13 season which has reared its ugly head back again. Melo missed the Big East and...
Via The Front Office News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse self-imposes men's basketball postseason ban

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse University announced Wednesday that it has instituted a self-imposed postseason ban for the current men's basketball season as part of its case pending before the NCAA Committee on Infractions. The school initiated the case, which includes academics, when it self-reported potential athletic department violations to the NCAA in 2007. School officials...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Decides To Bite Bullet Now on NCAA Postseason Ban

Syracuse has self-imposed a ban on the postseason this year, and let’s face it – this is as bad as the Orange program hopes it gets. There’s no doubt there was funny business going on around the program a few years ago. Whether it was Fab Melo’s academic eligibility, the Yahoo! Sports report about failed drug tests, or any other problems  big-time college programs usually...
Via Orange Fizz
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange in for a Tough Season, So Be Realistic

Sometimes we have to be realistic.   The 2011-12 team had all of the tools to win a national championship, even though Fab Melo missed the NCAA tournament. Despite losing four of its last five regular season games, the 2012-13 team went to the Final Four. Twenty five straight games worked for Syracuse last year, but it all went downhill from there and SU was bounced in the Round...
Via Orange Fizz
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Academic Troubles: Is Syracuse any better than UNC?

The University of North Carolina is currently under fire for sketchy practices by its academic advisors, as it pertains to its student athletes. This story comes off the heels of back-to-back years of SU dealing with academic problems. So, is it fair to ponder if Syracuse any better than UNC when it comes to this stuff? Or is it a bigger problem than just the schools? Over the course...
Via SCACC Hoops
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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