MILWAUKEE Almost two weeks after Jim Boeheim called a reporter an "idiot" in his postgame news conference, the longtime Syracuse coach got on another diatribe following Monday's loss to Marquette.
And this one ended with Boeheim saying, "Go get your Pulitzer someplace else while getting up and leaving the room.
Appearing exhausted and frustrated, Boeheim got started when a reporter asked whether freshman forward DaJuan Coleman (who has been out since Jan. 26 with a knee injury but is cleared to play and has been practicing) would have been an option to slow Marquette's Davante Gardner inside (Gardner scored a career-high 26 points in the 74-71 win). He answered the question by saying his two best defenders were on the court but then had a follow up remark.
"You should try coaching because that's what you think you are," Boeheim said. "Maybe you should try that."
A national college basketball writer then asked the 68-year-old coach ...