Boeheim was initially suspended this past spring after an NCAA investigation found Syracuse guilty of several rules violations including eligibility issues and improper benefits given to student-athletes. The Syracuse head coach has adamantly denied the allegations and has alluded to possibly taking further legal action.
Statement from Jim Boeheim, per SU Athletics: pic.twitter.com/2F2QccA0IP— Sam Blum (@SamBlum3) December 3, 2015
Instead of missing the first nine ACC conference games, Boeheim was cut somewhat of a break by having to miss the next nine games. He will only miss three ACC contests and will make his return to the sidelines on Jan. 9th, in a huge conference matchup against UNC. The Orange are off to a surprising 6-1 start after a strong performance in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.