JIM BOEHEIM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jim Boeheim has gone from Syracuse’s coach emeritus to coach ad infinitum

Retirement can be a lonely existence. The “golden years” seems like a polite euphemism at best and a backhanded compliment at worst. You used to be somebody. Now, you’re an aging, unemployed has-been, waiting to die. The last major celebration with your name attached to it involves you lying in a wooden box, waiting to be put six feet under. When you spend most of your life...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse extends Jim Boeheim after Mike Hopkins leaves for Washington

Maybe that article last month questioning Jim Boeheim’s retirement plan was accurate all along.Syracuse announced on Sunday evening that they have extended the contract of head basketball coach Jim Boeheim beyond the 2017-2018 season. The news comes hours after head coach in waiting Mike Hopkins left to take the job at Washington.Syracuse announced in June 2015 that Boeheim would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Did NIT troll Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim with UNC-Greensboro matchup?

You might have heard that Syracuse men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim is no fan of having the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina.Boeheim admitted it after his team lost to Miami in the second round of the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn last week, saying “there’s no value in playing in Greensboro.” Unfortunately for him, he’s going to face...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2017  |  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

Syracuse, Illinois State surprisingly snubbed from March Madness field

Selection Sunday has come and gone and 68 teams were selected to compete in the NCAA Tournament.While there were a multitude of no-brainers, there certainly were a handful of teams that probably should have earned bids into the big dance.With that said, here are three March Madness snubs.SYRACUSE (18-14, 10-8 ACC)While we’re used to Syracuse being a fixture in the NCAA Tournament...
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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’s Greensboro dig was out of line, but it was also true

Jim Boeheim has a way with words. Well, actually, let’s back that up. Jim Boeheim has a way of saying words. In fact, the Hall of Fame basketball coach has a way of taking reasonable ideas and unleashing them on the world in an unnecessarily harsh way. There was the time Boeheim felt that his star player was being undervalued and disagreed with that assessment. Then there was...
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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