Originally posted on Orange Hoops  |  Last updated 1/18/12

SALT LAKE CITY - MARCH 25: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange reacts during the west regional semifinal of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Butler Bulldogs at the Energy Solutions Arena on March 25, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Bulldogs defeated the Orange 63-59. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Monday was an historic night for the Orange as the team beatPitt 71-63.  The biggest historical notewas the Orange going 20-0, establishing the school mark for the mostconsecutive wins to start the season. Not to be lost in the excitement of the evening was coachJim Boeheim winning his 876th career game, tying him with legendarycoach Adolph Rupp for 4th all-time in wins.  Three more wins and Boeheim will tie DeanSmith for 3rd all-time wins. Boeheim also extended his own NCAA record for 20 wins seasons, with nowhis 34th such season in 36 years.  The 20 consecutive wins this season is also the longestsingle season winning streak in Syracuse history.  It is, however, only the third longestwinning streak in school history as the Orangemen won 23 consecutive games fromFebruary 3, 1917 to March 9, 1918, spanning two seasons, and 21 consecutive gamesfrom 2/21/1913 to 2/4/1915, spanning three seasons.  The Orangemen went undefeated in the1913-1914 season going 12-0. Syracuse also remained
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