Bobby Davis and Mike Lang say they were molested by Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine when they were children. He has denied the allegations. A third man also has accused Fine. The U.S. attorney's office is investigating.
The two men have hired Gloria Allred to handle their case. One of her recent clients includes a woman who accused presidential candidate Herman Cain of making unwelcome sexual advances.
.Fine, who has been fired, has denied the allegations. A third man also has accused Fine. The U.S. attorney's office is investigating.
Attorney Gloria Allred said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon in New York City that the two men have filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court.
Davis says "it really hurt me to learn coach Boeheim had accused me of lying."
Lang says when Boeheim suggested "my little brother and I were lying" he "felt sick to my stomach."
Lang adds: "Coming forward is one of the hardest things I've had to do in my life."