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Miami's Reggie Johnson Ruled Ineligible For Florida State Game Due To Family Receiving Impermissible Benefits

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.

Via Tim Reynolds of the AP:

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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