Rumors about Paul Harris dropping out of Syracuse University because of academics are not true, Orange coach Jim Boeheim told me today. In fact, he couldn't be happier with the former Niagara Falls High All-American's development on and off the court.
"Paul just had his best sememster academically since he's been here,'' the Hall of Fame coach said. "I think a lot of the rumors stem from the fact that me and Paul don't always see eye to eye but in a good way. I'm trying to push him, like anyone who plays for me, to be the best player he can be and in turn Paul has responded by working harder. I pleased with both Paul and (former Niagara Falls star) Jonny (Flynn). They're both doing good academically."
Boeheim added that Harris is planning to attend the LeBron James basketball camp in Akron, Ohio next month to serve as a councilor. Of
Harris and Flynn will be joined by guards Andy Rautins and
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