Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/14/13
Jim Boeheim thought about the old times. On Wednesday, Boeheim, who has been Syracuse's head coach for 37 years, walked into the Madison Square Garden locker room. Inside the world's most famous arena, he had no shortage of memories to ponder: Of the 31 Big East tournaments he's coached here, of the 14 Big East tournament finals his Syracuse teams have played in, of Walter Berry's block of Pearl Washington's shot at the buzzer that stole the game from Syracuse in the 1986 final, or of the five other times when Boeheim's teams walked out of Madison Square Garden as the tournament champions ... ... and of the first memory, the first time he walked into Madison Square Garden -- the old, old Madison Square Garden -- as a sophomore guard for Syracuse. "Seems like about 50 years ago," Boeheim said Wednesday. Then he smirked. "Oh, it was 50 years ago." When he walked from the locker room to the floor of the Garden on Wednesday, the 68-year-old Boeheim had one more Big East tournament g...
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