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In this Dec. 20, 2014, file photo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim reacts during an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova in Philadelphia. The NCAA today suspended Boeheim for nine conference games next season for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men’s basketball program.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
The NCAA has suspended Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim for nine games for multiple infractions over the span of a decade, according to its report released this afternoon.
The men’s basketball team also will lose a total of 12 scholarships over the next four years, and the school was placed on probation for five years.
Boeheim was stripped of 108 victories in which ineligible players were used from 2004 to 2007, and again from 2010 to 2012,...