Syracuse, Jim Boeheim Punished by NCAA

March 6, 2015 7:16 PM

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Syracuse, Jim Boeheim Punished by NCAA

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team was hit with sweeping sanctions for alleged violations of NCAA rules that spanned a decade and included academic misconduct, ignoring drug policy and a failure to monitor the program, according to a lengthy report released Friday by the NCAA.

In addition to a one-year postseason ban already self-imposed by the school, the basketball team’s penalties include a vacation of up to 135 total wins, a reduction of 12 scholarships over four years and a nine-game suspension next season for coach Jim Boeheim, one of the winningest coaches in the s...

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