Mar 18, 2015 7:45 PM by Ross Field
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse university officials say coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years and athletic director Daryl Gross has resigned following punishment from the NCAA for violations that lasted more than a decade.
Chancellor Kent Syverud said Wednesday that Boeheim, a Hall of Famer and head coach for 39 years, decided to make the announcement to "bring certainty to the team and program in the coming years" and to allow for a smooth transition.
Gross will take another marketing position with the school and Pete Salas will serve as interim athletic director.
The announcements come in the wake of a report issued March 6 by the NCAA Committee on Infractions finding several violations of NCAA rules occurred at Syracuse University, particularly with the men's basketball program.
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