About 3 hours after Boeheim spoke at the news conference the NCAA released a statement clarifying the time frame.
"The NCAA enforcement staff received a self-report from Syracuse University on October 27, 2010," the organization said.
Calhoun and the ninth-seeded Huskies (20-13), last year's national champs, had their 13-game postseason winning streak snapped.
Pitino's defensive-minded team has been perhaps the most impressive in the Big Apple so far. After a pair of losses last week knocked the seventh-seeded Cardinals (24-9) out of The Associated Press Top 25, they shut down Seton Hall in the second round Wednesday and then forced No. 2 seed Marquette (25-7) into 26 turnovers, one shy of the tournament record.
"They kept hounding us," Golden Eagles star Darius Johnson-Odom said. "I think we had an idea that they were going to pressure us. I didn't think it was going to be at a high level like that."
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