2018 Recruiting: In least surprising news ever Buddy Boeheim chooses Syracuse over Gonzaga

Go figure! The other day, we wrote about how Syracuse Orange coach Jim Boeheim could possibly join the Gonzaga family, in a rather round about way, thanks to his son Buddy Boeheim. The Zags extended an offer to the guard, after his stellar play in the EYBL Peach Jam. If that news excited you, then I am sorry to ruin your Friday. Technically, it isn’t official yet. But Buddy also...
Via The Slipper Still Fits
1 day ago

Jim Boeheim’s Son, Buddy Boeheim, Gets Offer From Gonzaga

As the son of a coach, it’s difficult to know how good you really are. And with a father who is a head coach of one of the premiere basketball programs in the country at Syracuse, Buddy Boeheim likely spent large portions of his adolescents wondering of his achievements on the court were a result of his merits, of his fathers clout. Now, he has all the affirmation he could have...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

What happens when Jim Boeheim calls your radio show minutes after you talked about him?

“This is Jim Boeheim, can I get on Brent’s show?” “On The Block With Brent Axe” airs every weekday afternoon from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on ESPN Syracuse in Central New York. A fairly common topic for the show is the state of the Syracuse Orange basketball program, treated by locals with a reverence usually reserved for pro franchises in larger markets. Most often found at...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim calls Tom Crean an idiot and humblebrags about how great playing for Syracuse is

During Yahoo’s live streaming coverage of the NBA Draft, former Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean offered an opinion about former Syracuse player Tyler Lydon that was not exactly what you would call complimentary. Not one to let criticism go without comment, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim called Crean an idiot. “He’s an idiot,” Boeheim said, according to Syracuse.com....
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim rips ‘idiot’ Tom Crean over draft criticism

Jim Boeheim on Thursday ripped former Indiana coach Tom Crean for his draft-night criticism of one of Boeheim’s former Syracuse players.Orange forward Tyler Lydon was taken in the first round by the Denver Nuggets, No. 24 overall last week. Crean, who was fired by Indiana, served as a draft analyst on The Vertical’s draft night show. He didn’t think much of the Lydon pick.“I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN's Dick Vitale upset over Syracuse NCAA Tournament snub

Among the teams not in this year’s NCAA Tournament is Syracuse, and that did not sit well with ESPN’s always opinionated Dick Vitale.Heading into Selection Sunday, Syracuse was one of the teams considered “on the bubble.” Unfortunately for the Orange, it burst when they weren’t included among the 68 teams selected. While their 18-14 record doesn’t look particularly impressive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team to hold Jim Boeheim night

You can always count on a minor league baseball team to have the best promotions, and one minor league baseball team in Greensboro, North Carolina is taking advantage of recent comments by the city’s number one critic.In light of recent comments by Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, the Greensboro Grasshoppers will hold Jim Boeheim (No) Value Night on April 11th.“Contrary to...
Via The Comeback
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim hates Greensboro, feeling apparently mutual

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim has made it perfectly clear he has no desire to play ACC Tournament games in Greensboro, North CarolinaBoeheim was asked about the ACC tournament being played in a location that has been called “more neutral” for Syracuse and other ACC members, compared to the state of North Carolina, which has traditionally led to a bit of a homecourt feel for...
Via The Comeback
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim’s son commits to play basketball at Cornell

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim may get to coach against his son next season, thanks to Jimmy’s college choice.On Tuesday, the younger Boeheim announced via his Twitter account he will be attending Cornell University to continue playing basketball. During his final season at Jamesville-DeWitt High School, Jimmy Boeheim averaged just over 23 points per game for a team that finished...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim rips article questioning his retirement plan

Jim Boeheim had a harsh reaction to an article questioning whether he will stick to his announced retirement plan.Syracuse announced in March, 2015 that Boeheim would coach for three more seasons before turning the program over to assistant Mike Hopkins. That move was announced seemingly as a way to please the NCAA as the school was being penalized for violations.In an article published...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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