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Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Whether or not Rick Pitino knew what his former director of basketball operations was doing at the University of Louisville, many people seem to have made up their minds. * The investigation into allegations put forth by Katina Powell against Andre McGee — who was Pitino’s director of basketball operations from 2012 through 2014 — will run its course. Friday’s story,...
Via The Student Section
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Syracuse Offers Scholarship To Kevin Knox II

Syracuse basketball has been going after elite recruits in the 2017 class, a trend which continued Tuesday. Kevin Knox II, a five-star recruit out of Tampa, FL, tweeted this out yesterday: Knox is listed as the third best small forward in the 2017 class on ESPN, but he could easily be considered a power forward as well. He stands at 6’8” and 194 pounds, and wears a size 18 shoe...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Basketball Banned For Postseason, Head Coach Suspended

The men’s basketball team at Southern Methodist University has been hit with a postseason ban for the 2015-2016 season. Along with this blow, the team is losing multiple scholarships and their head coach, Larry Brown, will be suspended for almost a third of the season due to multiple rules violations. Source: SMU's Larry Brown will be suspended for 30 percent of the season, likely...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim discussed retirement

It’s pretty much already been confirmed that legendary basketball coach Jim Boeheim’s time is almost up. Syracuse announced that he would be retiring no later than the 2017-18 season following the NCAA’s handing down of punishments earlier this year. Mike Hopkins will be taking over for Boeheim when he finally steps down in the next few years. According to College Basketball...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim feels Syracuse penalties are excessive

Though some feel that the NCAA penalties levied against the Syracuse men’s basketball program last year were fair and just, longtime coach Jim Boeheim is not one of them. In an interview with Tommy Tomlinson of ESPN, the Hall of Famer stated that he thought the overall punishment was too much, particularly when it came to himself and being charged with “failure to monitor....
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 4-Star Power Forward Moustapha Diagne Will Not Enroll At Syracuse

Last summer, Jim Boeheim called his 2015 recruiting class the best he’s ever had at Syracuse. According to’s Mike Waters, one of the top members of that class will not be at Syracuse this fall. There have been rumors around the eligibility status of four-star power forward Moustapha Diagne, and via Waters’ brief report, he will instead be enrolling at a two-year...
Via College Spun
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Boeheim: NCAA investigation made me coach this long

Your browser does not support iframes. Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim addressed the media on Thursday, and his main message was that he believes the sanctions that have been imposed against him and the university are “unduly harsh.” Boeheim began his statement by admitting that even “one violation is one too many,” but he started...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim skips Syracuse's final post-game presser

Some considered Jim Boeheim’s post-game press conference today a bigger event than Syracuse basketball’s final game of 2014-15 at N.C. State, but that presser won’t come today. Assistant coach Mike Hopkins has come out to the podium instead of Boeheim after Syracuse’s 71-57 loss to the Wolfpack. Mike Hopkins has come out instead of Jim Boeheim. — Phil D’Abbraccio...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse loses scholarships, vacates 108 wins, on probation

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. The sanctions include losing 12 scholarships (three for each of the next four seasons); vacating 108 wins (from the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012 seasons); probation for five years; fines;...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Boeheim curses in postgame conference

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim is generally a friendly guy, but he’s certainly had episodes with the media that might suggest otherwise. Saturday night, the longtime Orange head man was clearly irked at his post-game press conference after being asked about the NCAA investigation that led to Syracuse banning itself from postseason play this season. When asked about what he’d...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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