Originally written February 19, 2013 on Aaron Torres Sports:
The idea for this column came from a very heated Twitter debate. Avery heated Twitter debate over this column on Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Now for those of you who have no interest in reading about Boeheim, just know that the guy is overrated. That’s not just my opinion. The facts back it up. At the same time, the “facts” are of ittle use to Syracuse fans, who wanted to hear no such tomfoolery. Their coach was the greatest thing since sliced bread (which ironically was invented just a few short years before Boeheim showed up at Syracuse), and they refused to hear any opinions to the contrary. Every fact I brought up was shot down, every logical argument I made they altered, and changed to a conversation that suited Boeheim better. The argument, if you can call it that (which you can’t, since I was right) hit a crescendo when one Syracuse fan argued with me that Boeheim was unequivocally one of the three best coaches in the sport right now. Not of all-time. Not s...
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