Orange Not Feeling "Melo"

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Orange Not Feeling "Melo"

March 13, 2012 Updated Mar 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton)

The Syracuse men's basketball team had 1 loss in the regular season.
That came when they were without center Fabricio del Melo.
And today comes word they are without him again.

The university released a statement saying: "Sophomore Fab Melo did not travel with the team to Pittsburgh, and will not take part in the NCAA Tournament due to an eligibility issue.
Given University policy and federal student privacy laws, we are unable to provide any further details at this time."
Multiple reports say the issue is academically related, and that Melo plans on declaring for the NBA draft.
The 7-foot sophomore has averaged 7.8 points, and lead the team with 5.8 rebounds and 2.9 blocks a game for the Orange.

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