SU Fires Assistant Coach Bernie Fine
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 01:01:48 GMT —
Syracuse University announced that assistant coach Bernie Fine has been fired.
In a one line statement emailed to CNYcentral this evening by SU spokesman Kevin Quinn the school says, "At the direction of Chancellor Cantor, Bernie Fine TMs employment with Syracuse University has been terminated, effective immediately.
No other details about Fine's termination were announced.
The coach who has been by SU head coach Jim Boeheim's side for more than three decades, has been involved in a storm of controversy.
Three people have accused Bernie Fine of sexually molesting them, two were former SU ball boys. Fine's termination comes on the same day that a bombshell audio tape conversation between one of his accusers and his wife, Laurie Fine was aired on ESPN.