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Syracuse Self-Imposes Postseason Ban

Feb 5, 2015 12:13 PM

Syracuse has self-imposed a postseason ban in response to an ongoing NCAA investigation into past infractions.

The school initiated the case, which includes academics, when it self-reported potential athletic department violations to the NCAA in 2007. School officials said Wednesday that none of the conduct occurred after 2012, and no current student-athlete is involved.

The ban includes the NCAA tournament, ACC tournament and NIT.

"I am very disappointed that our basketball team will miss the opportunity to play in the postseason this year," coach Jim Boeheim said in a news release. "However, I supported this decision and I believe the University is doing the right thing by acknowledging that past mistakes occurred."

Plagued by injuries, Syracuse has struggled to a 15-7 mark this season and was a long shot to make the NCAA tournament or NIT. 

ESPN

Tags: Syracuse Orange, NCAA, NCAA Suspension

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Chris McCullough Out For Syracuse's Season With Torn ACL

Jan 12, 2015 4:01 PM

Chris McCullough will miss the rest of the 2014-15 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

McCollough, a freshman, injured his knee in a play midway through the first half in Sunday's Syracuse win over Florida State.

McCullough averaged 9.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists this season.

Donna Ditota/Syracuse.com

Tags: Chris McCullough, Syracuse Orange, NCAA, NCAA Injury

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Boeheim Has Talked To Thibodeau About Carmelo, Believes In Their Potential Partnership

Jun 24, 2014 4:35 PM

Jim Boeheim has talked to Tom Thibodeau about Carmelo Anthony and believes in their ability to create a successful partnership with the Chicago Bulls.

“I’ve talked to Tom about Melo, his name has come up,’’ Boeheim said on Tuesday. “I think Tom is very excited about the possibility of getting Carmelo. He likes him. He likes how he plays. He feels he’s coachable. I think Tom Thibodeau is one of the better coaches in the NBA. Carmelo would be happy playing for him. It would be a good fit – the coach-player relationship.’’

Boeheim made it clear that he hopes Anthony decides to play where he can win.

“I’d like to see him be where he can win, honestly,’’ Boeheim said. “He’s not going to get his due and credit the way the game is set up. You’re viewed almost as a failure if you don’t win championships. So I’d like to see him get where he can win. I’d like for it to be in New York but I’d like to see where he can win. I believe he wants to be where he can win.

“I think Melo loves New York. He has had a good run there but he played – I watched 60 games – I thought he played great last year. But the bottom line when they lose, he’s going to get blamed.’’

Marc Berman/New York Post

Tags: Carmelo Anthony, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Syracuse Orange, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA B-Ball IQ

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Moustapha Diagne Commits To Syracuse

May 31, 2014 8:23 PM

Moustapha Diagne has committed to Syracuse as a member of the 2015 class.

The 6-foot-9, 245 pound power forward chose the Orange over schools including Cincinnati, Connecticut, Kansas, and Memphis among others. He joins Franklin Howard, Tyler Lydon, and Malachi Richardson as 2015 Syracuse commits.

Every major recruiting website gives Diagne a four-star rating. He is ranked 24th in the nation by Scout.com, 28th by Rivals.com, and 29th by ESPN.com.

Alex Kline/TheRecruitScoop

Tags: Syracuse Orange, High School, High School Recruiting, NCAA, NCAA Recruiting, NCAA Commitment

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Tyler Ennis Declares For NBA Draft

Mar 27, 2014 2:38 PM

Tyler Ennis will leave Syracuse to declare for the NBA draft.

"I'd like to thank Coach [Jim] Boeheim, the coaching staff, my teammates and the amazing fans of Syracuse for the opportunity to play at a great university like Syracuse," Ennis said in a statement. "I feel this experience has helped prepare me to fulfill my lifelong dream – to play in the NBA."

Ennis averaged 12.9 points and 5.4 assists in his lone season at Syracuse.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Tags: Tyler Ennis, Syracuse Orange, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General, NBA Draft Declarations

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Warren, Parker Headline ACC Awards

Mar 12, 2014 5:44 PM

T.J. Warren has been named ACC Player of the Year by both the coaches and media.

Joining Warren on the All-ACC First Team (media) are Jabari Parker, C.J. Fair, K.J. McDaniels and Marcus Paige. 

On the All-ACC Second Team (media) are Malcolm Brogdon, Tyler Ennis, Rodney Hood, James McAdoo and Lamar Patterson.

Parker also was named ACC Freshman/Rookie of the Year by the media and coaches, while McDaniels received Defensive Player of the Year honors from both voting contingents.

Ennis, Kennedy Meeks, London Perrantes, Devin Wilson joined Parker on both All-Freshman Teams.

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