Miami's monster of the frontcourt, Reggie Johnson, will be suspended for the Hurricanes pivotal Sunday night matchup with Florida State. A report came out late Sunday, just over an hour before tip off with the Noles, that member's of Johnson's family received impermissible travel benefits. The AP's Tim Reynolds first reported the news, and also added that Johnson was unaware of the benefits given to his family members.
Breaking now: Miami C Reggie Johnson ineligible, university asks NCAA for speedy resolution. Will not play vs. FSU tonight.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) February 26, 2012
Reynolds also tweeted later that these benefits are completely unrelated to Nevin Shapiro, the former booster who was the center of an explosive report last fall alleging scores of impermissible benefits.
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