Melo missed the last three SU games due to a reported academic issue. The Post-Standard is also reporting that Syracuse will give an official announcement on Thursday.
During his suspension, the Orange went 2-1 with wins over Cincinnati and West Virginia and a loss against Notre Dame.
Melo, a 7-foot sophomore center, is averaging 7.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, and leads the team with 60 blocked shots.
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