Alleged Sex Abuse Victims Sue Syracuse, Men's Basketball Coach Boeheim for Defamation

December 13, 2011 Updated Dec 13, 2011 at 8:09 PM EDT

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Alleged Sex Abuse Victims Sue Syracuse, Men's Basketball Coach Boeheim for Defamation

December 13, 2011 Updated Dec 13, 2011 at 8:09 PM EDT

According to the Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard, a pair of men who allege they were sexually abused by former Syracuse assistant men's basketball coach Bernie Fine have filed a civil lawsuit against the university and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim for defamation.

According to the Post-Standard, the lawsuit seeks compensatory and punitive damages.

Read the Post-Standard story HERE.