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Syracuse's Jim Boeheim is getting ready for his first chance to pass Bob Knight for second place on the all-time Division I wins list.
He's not the only coach that will be in the spotlight at the Carrier Dome since Rutgers' Mike Rice is back for his first game following an ignominious suspension.
The No. 7 Orange should be in good shape to earn this historic victory for Boeheim since they have won a school-record 32 straight at home along with 12 in a row overall against the Scarlet Knights heading into Wednesday night's Big East opener for both teams.
Boeheim tied Knight with victory No. 902 as Syracuse (12-1) cruised to a 96-62 rout of Central Connecticut State on Monday. The Orange coach's total represents the most of anyone at one school.
With one day to prepare for the start of conference play, Boeheim is focused on ending Rutgers' five-game win streak.
"We're looking forward to starting the Big East with Rutgers," Boeheim said. "...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jim Boeheim notched his 903rd career victory, breaking a tie with Bob Knight for second all-time among Division I men's coaches, and No. 7 Syracuse rolled past Rutgers 78-53 on Wednesday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
Boeheim, in his 37th season at his alma mater, trails only Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, who has 940 victories.
Syracuse (13-1, 1-0) has won 33 straight...
The Syracuse Orange help Jim Boeheim to tie Bobby Knight after as a result of their big-margin victory.
Jim Boeheim is never short on words after a game. Wednesday's win over Rutgers was no exception, as the Syracuse head coach had another classic press conference.
Michael Carter-Williams scored a career-high 18 points and added 13 assists and No. 7 Syracuse beat Central Connecticut State 96-62 on Monday, giving Orange coach Jim Boeheim his 902nd career win.
Boeheim tied Bob Knight for second all-time in victories among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939.
Syracuse (12-1) completed its nonconference schedule...
Follow all of the action between the Orange and the Scarlet Knights with constant updates from CuseNation.com inside as Jim Boeheim goes for his 903rd win to pass Bobby Knight for second all-time.
Well 2013 is two days old and already big things are happening - Jim Boeheim has passed Bob Knight, winning his 903rd game, Louisville upset the Florida Gators in the Sugar Bowl, and the fiscal cliff has been averted....for now. However, there's a lot of 2013 left and that means one thing - resolutions. Here are mine and please keep in mind I can't speak for Champ. Hell I...
Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice returns to the bench tonight after a three-game suspension for inappropriate behavior. Rice leads Rutgers against No. 7 Syracuse and coach Jim Boeheim, who can pass Bobby Knight for second all time in career wins by beating the Scarlet Knights.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers senior forward Austin Johnson spoke with reporters after the weekend's practice about the return of his head coach and preparations for the start of Big East play. Rutgers tips off tomorrow night against No. 7 Syracuse and coach Jim Boeheim, who tied Bobby Knight in career wins before the new year.
Rutgers coach Mike Rice’s return to the court did not go as planned. After playing Syracuse tight for 10 minutes, the Orange scored 24 consecutive points to send the Scarlet Knights home 78-53 losers in their Big East opener.
Rutgers coach Mike Rice said it felt good to be back.
Returning to the bench after a three-game, 16-day suspension for inappropriate behavior and language, Rice had his Scarlet Knights sensing something special against No. 7 Syracuse when they took a 20-18 lead on Eli Carter's runner in the lane with just over 8 minutes remaining in the first half Wednesday night....