Boeheim On Tyler Ennis: “Physically He Could Have Used Another Year”

Legendary Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim has never been shy to tell it how it is. Tyler Ennis declared for the NBA draft last week after just spending one season at Syracuse. Boeheim feels Ennis should have stayed another year. “I think he is a great college player, but I think physically he could have used another year,” Boeheim said. “I think when you get to the NBA, you...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim & Why No One Should Ever Be Honest About Anything

We like to think we value honesty in sports. But the truth is, it's one of the things we despise the most. In sports, we abhor honesty. We really do. You think that's not true. Your gut reaction is that I'm full of crap. That, duh, of course we want people to be honest instead of getting canned responses and generic platitudes. But in practice, we really dislike honest...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sadly, Jim Boeheim and Syracuse Will Still Grab Elite Recruits

Today, Deadspin ran a story regarding Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim’s appearance on SportsCenter. Boeheim was asked about point guard Tyler Ennis, who recently declared for the NBA Draft, and Boeheim managed to say that Ennis “was a great college player” and “physically, probably could have used another year.” Here’s the thing. Boeheim probably isn’t wrong. Ennis averaged...
Via Run the Floor
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim Says Players Should Have Until June 1st To Declare For NBA Draft

The rule as it stands now is that college basketball players who are thinking about declaring for the NBA draft have to make a decision by April 15th- a deadline Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim does not agree with. “The NBA people haven’t even looked at the draft yet [in April]. They’re just gathering material,” Boeheim said. “They don’t even get to that process until...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim talks about next year's guard situation

Jim Boeheim discusses the roles that Michael Gibinije and Buss Patterson will play next season. When Jim Boeheim talks about the season-to-come, you best listen. Especially when it comes to who the ball-handling guard is going to be. After Jonny Flynn left in 2009, Boeheim said that Brandon Triche would step right in and Syracuse would do just fine. And, well, he was pretty much...
Via SCACC Hoops
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hopping to Beantown? Mike Hopkins Should Stay Despite Interview for Boston College HC Job

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news via Syracuse.com Jim Boeheim’s longtime apprentice could be on his way to Beantown. Mike Hopkins sat down with Boston College over the weekend to interview for the Eagles’ head coaching vacancy for men’s basketball. Hopkins has spent 19 seasons on the Hill under Coach Boeheim, and Syracuse clearly loves having...
Via Orange Fizz
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim doesn't want to talk to you about Dayton

Today in another madness shocker basketball powerhouse Syracuse lost to Dayton in the 3rd round of the NCAA tournament. And if youŕe looking for any insight on how the Flyers defeated the Orangemen Jim Boeheim knows the perfect person for you to ask. Boeheim on Dayton: "I'm not going to talk about Dayton. Ask their coach. He should be very proud of his team.'' —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse basketball ventures into first ACC Tournament

Jim Boeheim has known from the start of Syracuse’s venture into the Atlantic Coast Conference that the Orange will always be considered “outsiders” along Tobacco Road. There’s not much the Orange can do to change that perception from the ACC fan base, which is located primarily south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and the media that are just getting used to SU being part of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim jacket memes are quite impressive

The memes sometimes become bigger than the actual story. Boeheim flipped out after a bad called cost him team the game at Duke (the ejection didn’t help either) and it spawned the photos above by @Garcizzle13 and @BrianMFloyd of SB Nation. Enjoy.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boeheim goes nuts, ejected after controversial charge

Jim Boeheim was ejected in the final seconds of the Syracuse-Duke game on Saturday after going nuts following a call that went against his team. Syracuse was trailing Duke 60-58 when C.J. Fair drove baseline for a layup. He was called for a charge after making contact with Rodney Hood with 10.4 seconds left, and […]
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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