Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 2/14/13
The storied Big East rivalry between Syracuse – Connecticut came to an end last night with the Huskies upsetting No. 7 Syracuse 66-58. Because Syracuse is in their last season with the Big East, these two teams will no longer face each other during the regular season. In Jim Boeheim’s post-game press conference he was rather salty to say the least. Not just because of the loss, but because he was in the presence of ESPN reporter Andy Katz. When Katz opened up the press conference with the first question, he got a surprising response for coach Boeheim. “I’ll answer anyone’s question but yours because you’re an idiot and really a disloyal person.  And a few other things I can add, but I’m not gonna go there.” Some are speculation that Boeheim blasting Katz was caused by a recent ESPN report about Syracuse having trouble keeping their players academically eligible. Former Syracuse big man Fab Melo had academic issues last year and forward James Southerland has missed multiple games th...
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