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College Basketball: 5 Things We Learned This Week

January 14th, 2009
Seth Curry - LibertyKevin McNeill's weekly 5 Things column breaks down what's important in the world of college basketball.

 

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Eric Devendorf Faces Possible Suspension

December 10th, 2008
Syracuse Orange

The Story: Syracuse guard Eric Devendorf has violated the Student Code of Conduct after allegedly hitting a female in the face. The Syracuse University judicial hearing board has recommended that Devendorf be suspended for the remainder of the academic year. He is expected to appeal the decision. The appeals process could take anywhere from 15 to 20 days. "Any player can still play while the case is under appeal," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Wednesday.

Miami Vice: Rios Suspension & McClinton Ejection

December 3rd, 2008
Miami FL

The Story: Jack McClinton was ejected in Tuesday night's game for slapping Ohio State guard Anthony Crater in the face. McClinton was reacting to Crater's swiping at him and Crater immediately covered his face after contact from McClinton, but remained in the game. Coach Frank Haith was angered Wednesday morning after reviewing the tape. "After watching the tape I was disappointed and I felt that Jack reacted to being hit in the face,'' Haith said.