Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a sudden wealth of depth

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Last season, the Syracuse Orange had to sweat out Selection Sunday, then shocked the college basketball world by advancing to the Final Four. This season, despite Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim's attempt to tamp down expectations at his team's media day Friday, going that far in the NCAA Tournament wouldn't be that big of a shock. ''I think it's very hard...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Boeheim Media Day Press Conference

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim's press conference at the Orange's annual media day at the Carmelo K. Anthony Center.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
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Welcome to the ’16-17 Syracuse Basketball “Eff You” Tour

I’m angry. As a Syracuse fan, you should be angry, too, on behalf of our program, our players, and most importantly, our Hall of Fame head coach, Jim Boeheim. There’s a famous line from The Godfather about how “this is business, not personal.” Well, right now it’s very personal. And the NCAA is the organization who […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago

Jim Boeheim gets emotional over death of Pearl Washington

Jim Boeheim is known for his arrogance and tough-guy attitude, but we saw a much different side of the longtime Syracuse coach on Wednesday when he was discussing the passing of one of his former players. Dwayne “Pearl” Washington died this week after being diagnosed with a brain tumor last year. He was 52. Boeheim fought back tears as he was telling reporters what Washington...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Boeheim doesn’t think breaking rules is same as cheating

The world of Jim Boeheim must be a very interesting one to live in these days. He has gone from one of the most beloved college basketball coaches to a man shrouded in controversy. His actions and those of his staff landed the Syracuse Orange a one-year postseason ban for the 2014-15 season. As his team gears up for an improbable Final Four appearance as a 10-seed, Boeheim spoke...
Via The Comeback
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Boeheim will return to Syracuse regardless of Final Four result

Last March, Syracuse announced that Jim Boeheim would be coaching three more years before calling it quits. It doesn’t look like his plan is changing – even if SU wins the national title next Monday. Monday, Boeheim joined Dan Patrick to talk about his team’s miraculous run through this year’s NCAA Tournament. Patrick asked him if he’d hang it up after potentially winning...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Critics of Syracuse know nothing about basketball

Syracuse put together a dominant performance Friday afternoon, shutting down 7-seed Dayton to move onto the second round of this year’s NCAA Tournament. After the contest, head coach Jim Boeheim met with the media, and of course, provided an amusing sound bite.  Boeheim, talking about Syracuse’s controversial inclusion in the tournament, said that anyone who doesn’t believe...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  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

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

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