McNamara promoted to coaching staff while Fine is on administrative leave

first_img Comments In the wake of Bernie Fine being placed on administrative leave by Syracuse University, men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim released a statement on Friday announcing the move of graduate assistant Gerry McNamara to the coaching staff. ‘Gerry McNamara has been elevated to our coaching staff to serve during this time while Associate Head Coach Bernie Fine in on administrative leave,’ Boeheim said in the statement. McNamara joined Syracuse as a graduate assistant prior to last season. He was a guard for Syracuse from 2002-06 and played a key role on the Orange’s 2003 national championship team. Syracuse (3-0) plays Colgate (1-1) on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. When reached by phone on Friday, McNamara’s father, also named Gerry, declined to comment.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text [email protected] Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on November 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Mark: [email protected] | @mark_cooperjrlast_img

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