"I am very disappointed that our basketball team will miss the opportunity to play in the post-season this year. However, I supported this decision and I believe the University is doing the right thing by acknowledging that past mistakes occurred. Our players have faced adversity and challenges before. I know they will rise to this challenge by keeping our program strong and continuing to make our University proud."
Brent Axe has been a sports commentator in Central New York for over 15 years. "Axe" joined Syracuse.com as a Community Engagement Specialist in December of 2012. You can also listen to his radio show weekdays from 5-6 p.m. on ESPN Radio Syracuse. He joined me for this exclusive conversation on the recent developments. Included in this audio clip is the story of a confrontation I had with Coach Boeheim as an 18 year-old college freshman.