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Syracuse Orange Defeat Virginia Tech to Win Third Straight Game

After hitting a rough patch earlier in the season, the Syracuse Orange have bounced back with the return of their head coach, Jim Boeheim. During Boeheim’s suspension for NCAA infractions, assistant coach Mike Hopkins, went 4-5 over his nine games. All hopes of making the NCAA tournament seemed to be out the window during that span of games, but the season seemed to turn around...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Jim Boeheim Have a Legit Complaint with ACC Scheduling?

Following last Thursday’s win over Notre Dame, Jim Boeheim called out the ACC and their scheduling. Many may have thought it was just a coach looking for an excuse during a stretch of unknown games. But is there a legitimate claim here? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Probably not. Why the difference? Well, let’s jump into this. Short answer: Jim Boeheim has a legitimate complaint...
Via Orange Fizz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse paying homage to Jim Boeheim, fashion maven

Jim Boeheim has been the basketball coach at Syracuse for long enough to see several styles come and go (and in some cases return again), and on Thursday night, the 'Cuse faithful will celebrate Boeheim's 39 seasons as a fashion "icon" with a fun contest that will land one student a round-trip plane ticket.After a tough three-game road swing against Wake Forest, Duke and Virginia...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Fans Raise Money To Support Orange Legend Pearl Washington As He Battles Brain Tumor

In three years at Syracuse, dynamic point guard Pearl Washington helped put Jim Boeheim’s basketball program, and the Big East basketball conference, on the map. Washington, now 52-years old, is battling a malignant brain tumor, and his health has reportedly taken a turn for the worse. In order to help Washington with his medical costs, which will include 24-hour care, Syracuse...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse in uncharted territory under Boeheim: 0-4 in ACC

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) After Syracuse had dropped its fourth straight game to open Atlantic Coast Conference play, coach Jim Boeheim shrugged off his team's spot in the conference cellar. ''It's not something new for me,'' Boeheim said after Saturday night's 84-73 loss to North Carolina, ranked No. 5 this week. ''There's 14 games left to go. We started 0-4 one year and we won 10 games...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim binge-watched Guy Fieri during suspension

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim is set to return from a nine-game suspension that locked him off from his program for a little more than a month. That left a lot of time for a career basketball coach to kill while avoiding going crazy. So what did Boeheim do during his forced hiatus mandated by the NCAA? According to Sports Illustrated, Boeheim went on a binge-watching spree that...
Via The Comeback
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim's suspension upheld, starts immediately

Be careful what you wish for, Jim Boeheim. The Syracuse basketball coach originally received a nine-game ban from the NCAA this season for his role in infractions that occurred over the previous decade as a part of larger sanctions. Some of those sanctions were successfully appealed recently, but Boeheim was still awaiting word on whether or not he’d have to serve all nine games...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Rules On Jim Boeheim Appeal, Moves Up 9 Game Suspension To Begin Saturday vs. Georgetown

Just over a week after it gave Syracuse basketball back one scholarship per year upon appeal of its penalties, the NCAA has ruled on head coach Jim Boeheim’s personal appeal. Boeheim is still suspended for nine games, but that penalty will begin this weekend when the Orange travel to face rival Georgetown, rather than at the start of the ACC season. The NCAA announced the decision...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse basketball gets one scholarship per year back

In March, the NCAA hit the Syracuse basketball program and head coach Jim Boeheim with an extremely harsh set of penalties after a string of violations going back as far as a decade. Syracuse and Boeheim filed separate appeals in an attempt to reduce some of the penalties, which rank among the most harsh ever doled out by the organization, and today the NCAA ruled on the school...
Via College Spun
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse loses scholarships, vacates 108 wins, on probation

The NCAA on Friday announced penalties for Syracuse’s athletic programs for committing multiple violations, and the sanctions against the basketball program are particularly harsh. The sanctions include losing 12 scholarships (three for each of the next four seasons); vacating 108 wins (from the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012 seasons); probation for five years; fines;...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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