Report: Syracuse's Ron Patterson, B.J. Johnson to transfer

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Report: Two Syracuse players to transfer
Friday March 20th, 2015

Syracuse sophomores Ron Patterson and B.J. Johnson plan to transfer from the school, reports. 

Johnson's father told of his son's plan, while Patterson's AAU coach confirmed his intention to transfer. Neither player has chosen a new school.  

The NCAA recently concluded an eight-year investigation of the Syracuse basketball program for a number of alleged violations. Earlier this month, the NCAA handed coach Jim Boeheim a nine-game ACC suspension, docked 108 wins from Boeheim's win total and put the program on five years probation. Syracuse self-imposed a postseason ban this season. 

Earlier this week, Boeheim announced he would retire in three years, while athletic director Daryl Gross stepped down from his position effective immediately.

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Patterson averaged 2.6 points in 13.9 minutes per game this season, while Johnson averaged 4.2 points in 14.6 minutes. 

- Stanley Kay

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