Found February 26, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is getting old and cranky. The Orange lost a tough game at Marquette on Monday night, and the 68-year-old coach seemed like he was in no mood to speak with reporters about it afterword.
According to FOX Sports Wisconsin, it started when a reporter asked Boeheim if injured forward DaJuan Coleman would have been an option to try to slow down Marquette’s Davante Gardner inside. Coleman has been out since Jan. 26 with a knee injury, but he has been practicing with the team and has been cleared to play.
“You should try coaching because that’s what you think you are,” Boeheim barked at the reporter after noting that his two best defenders were on the court. “Maybe you should try that.”
Boeheim’s blood then seemed to reach an even higher temperature when he was asked a question about whether or not his team lacks a leader to lean on during a late-season losing streak.
“I don’t even understand that,” he said. “You think because you come to Marquette and...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
The coaching moves of Jim Boeheim were questioned by the media following Syracuse's second straight loss, a 74-71 decision to Marquette.
Almost two weeks after Jim Boeheim called a reporter an 'idiot' in
his post-game press conference, the longtime Syracuse coach got on
another diatribe following Monday's loss to Marquette.
It’s not time to hit the panic button yet for Syracuse fans, but it’s getting dangerously close. SU dropped its second straight game in a matter of 48 hours on Monday, matching Saturday’s excruciating lose to the Hoyas with an ugly second half collapse against Marquette, 74-71. The Orange hasn’t been able to close out a competitive game down the stretch in over a month...