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The Victory Formation:
The one thing that Big East reporters are really going to miss when Syracuse departs from the conference to join the ACC are the Jim Boeheim press conferences. He is known for speaking off the cuff on many occasions, and his final regular season presser in Big East competition following an embarrassing loss to long-time rival Georgetown was no different. Speaking to reporters after the game, it sounded not only was Boeheim saying goodbye to the Big East, but to the profession as well, fueling speculation that he is on his way out. There was a report earlier in the week that the university was forcing the Orange coach of the last 37 years into stepping down while the school prepares itself for punishment from the NCAA. Sounding somewhat dejected, Boeheim said the following to perk up ears: “Well, you know, I’m pretty much ready to go play golf somewhere,” Boeheim said. “If was 40 years old, I’d be real upset. I’m not 40 years old. That should be obvious, though.” As we all know, golf is often associated with retirement. But there is no telling if that was his actual intention. Boeheim seemed quite refelctive as reporters continued to [...]
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim seemed to hint at retirement following his team's loss to Georgetown. See what the 'Cuse coach said.
Jim Boeheim shot down speculation that he may be retiring, saying after Syracuse’s 61-39 loss to Georgetown Saturday that he has never given thought to the idea.
Rumors of Boeheim’s impending retirement began last week with a report from a small-time blog saying that Syracuse asked Boeheim to step down after the season because of NCAA investigations. A tweet from Syracuse’s...
Following Syracuse’s 61-39 disastrous loss to Georgetown, a member of the press asked Jim Boeheim if he was going to miss the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry and the Big East. The Per’fesser said if he was younger maybe he would be bothered. But at 68, not so much.
“I’m pretty much ready to go play golf some place. If I was 40 years old, I’d be real upset. I’m not.”
Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim may have hinted at retirement following a blowout loss at the hands of Georgetown.
The Mike Hopkins head coaching rumors annually swirl this time of year. As we creep toward the tournament, there’s always a major conference school searching for the next great young assistant. And sometimes the arrow lands on Hop. Understandably so. He’s learned under a Hall of Fame coach for decades. Hop has proven his worth on the recruiting trail. He’s approachable...
Heart? Desire? Mental toughness? None of the above Saturday for the Orange, as Syracuse was handed one of the most embarrassing defeats in program history. Georgetown crushed SU 61-39, the worst offensive showing in Jim Boeheim’s three decades. The final matchup ever between the two schools in the Big East conference, and SU brought nothing to the table, outscored 36-21 in the...
There was some Syracuse weirdness Thursday – ok, nothing new, right? – but it was odd that the university somehow managed to tweet that Jim Boeheim was retiring at the end of the season.
They later retracted it.
Here’s a good rundown with tons of links from Syracuse.com., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/things-get-strange-at-syracuse
The four-year member of the Orange takes time to comment on the loss to the Hoyas, the fast-approaching postseason, and what he thinks of himself and the team moving forward in the video inside.
Coming off of another loss to rival Georgetown and heading into the extended season, Trevor Cooney provides his thoughts on the current state of Orange basketball inside.