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  • Tyus Battle leaving Syracuse basketball team for NBA draft "Tyus Battle will leave Syracuse and enter the NBA draft, a source close to the junior said Friday. Battle, a 6-foot-6 guard, had been expected to make this his last season with the Orange. Battle entered his name in the NBA draft last year but decided to return to..." March 22

  • Frank Howard Suspended From NCAA Tournament Indefinitely for 'Violation of Policy'

    SI "Syracuse point guard Frank Howard will not play in the NCAA tournament for an indefinite period of time due to "a violation of athletic department policy," the school announced on Wednesday. Details regarding the nature of Howard's suspension were not shared in the..." March 20

  • Jim Boeheim Speeding Before Fatal Accident ... Cops Say

    TMZ "Cops now say Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim WAS speeding before he struck and killed a man on a NY highway last month ... but believe his speed was not a factor in the fatal crash.  According to officials ... Boeheim was going 66 mph in a 55 mph zone just 5 seconds..." March 07

  • Speed not a factor, DA says of Jim Boeheim’s fatal accident

    Sporting News "Speed was not a factor in Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim's late-night crash last week that killed a 51-year-old man, the Onondaga County (New York) District Attorney told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. The district attorney, William Fitzpatrick,..." February 27

  • Jim Boeheim says death of Jorge Jimenez 'will be with me for the rest of my life'

    ESPN "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said the accident he was involved in on Wednesday night that resulted in the death of Jorge Jimenez is "something that will be with me for the rest of my life." Boeheim took the court Saturday night for the first time since Wednesday's tragic..." February 24

  • Jim Boeheim will coach Syracuse vs. Duke on heels of fatal accident

    ESPN "Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim will coach in Saturday's game against Duke, three days after being involved in a fatal car accident. Athletic director John Wildhack announced the news on Friday afternoon. "The Jimenez family has suffered a tremendous loss,"..." February 22

  • Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on I-690 "Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man Wednesday walking outside a vehicle on Interstate 690 shortly before midnight, authorities said. “The occupants then exited the vehicle and proceeded to walk on the highway within close proximity to that..." February 21