Brey Day: Notre Dame’s Coach Makes His First Elite Eight After A Vintage Performance Against Wichita State

Did you know that Mike Brey has been coaching at Notre Dame since Y2K? Yes, since the year 2000, the Coach K protege has led the Fighting Irish from the bench. That’s a long time for any coach, and it’s a long time to go without an Elite Eight appearance. Forget Elite Eights for a moment, though — Notre Dame will finally get to play a regional final under Mike Brey on Saturday...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

25 years ago, the best Sweet 16 of all time was pure madness

On the eve of the 2015 Sweet 16, there’s nothing wrong with reliving any high-quality Sweet 16 from the NCAA tournament’s glorious past. Yet, this just so happens to be the 25th anniversary of the 1990 Sweet 16. The 1997 Sweet 16 — with three overtime games and Arizona’s monumental upset of Kansas — could put forth an argument as the best ever. You could comb through...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Principal apologizes to Jim Boeheim’s daughter for ‘cheater’ taunts

The principal of Albertus Magnus High School in New York has sent a formal letter of apology to Jamie Boeheim, the daughter of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, after she was taunted by students during a recent basketball game. Jamie, a freshman, plays for the Jamesville-DeWitt High School varsity team. She was met with chants of,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Malachi Richardson Deserve to Start Next Year?

Malachi Richardson enrolls at Syracuse this coming fall, and he’s coming in hot.   The 6’6” guard Richardson earned the Gatorade New Jersey state player of the year honors Sunday to bolster his high school resume even more. A McDonald’s All-American, Richardson is no doubt one of the best guards in his recruiting class. He provides instant offense and a bonafide scoring...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball Will Look Much Different As Boeheim’s Time Ticks Down

Jim Boeheim is taking the NCAA infractions very seriously, as he should. The Syracuse basketball program has been an image not only of Central New York, but college basketball across the country. It has a long history of success during the regular season, but often coming up a little short in the NCAA tournament. The program has entered a new chapter of its history with the infractions...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim's daughter heckled at high school playoff game

It isn't always easy being the child of a sports figure. Sometimes it can get ugly. And there are times the child gets to shut the critics up. That's exactly what Jamesville-DeWitt freshman Jamie Boeheim --€“ as in the daughter of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim --€“ did on Friday night. Jamie Beoheim's team was in the process of taking down top-ranked Alberto Magnus in a New York...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Richardson Named New Jersey Player of the Year

Next year’s Syracuse Orange basketball recruiting class is one that Jim Boeheim has called one of the best he’s ever brought to the Hill, and a big part of the reason for that statement is 6-foot-6 shooting guard Malachi Richardson. Richardson has been collecting accolades like baseball cards (is that something people still collect?) and he […]
Via Otto's Grove
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Transfers of Johnson and Patterson Effects Thomas Bryant

Thursday was a day in Syracuse basketball that brought old and new.  The morning began with Jim Boeheim addressing the media in a fashion that only Boeheim can.  The evening brought change as it was announced that both B.J Johnson and Ron Patterson will transfer. While this is big news in and of itself, it has left many Syracuse fans thinking towards next season and how this news...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim Speaks out against NCAA Sanctions

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange basketball team speaks with the media regarding an NCAA investigation and his planned retirement in three years. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Syracuse will miss the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008. The NCAA has implemented sanctions against coach Boeheim and the Syracuse University men’s basketball program restricting...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Syracuse Basketball Players B.J. Johnson And Ron Patterson To Transfer

Syracuse isn’t playing in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but the Orange basketball program has not failed to make news this week. Earlier today, Jim Boeheim held a long press conference about the school’s NCAA issues and the announcement that he will retire in three years. Now, two Orange bench players will transfer out of the program, according to reports: B.J. Johnson has...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim: NCAA investigation made me coach this long

Your browser does not support iframes. Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim addressed the media on Thursday, and his main message was that he believes the sanctions that have been imposed against him and the university are “unduly harsh.” Boeheim began his statement by admitting that even “one violation is one too many,” but he started...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons calls out Dick Vitale for defending Jim Boeheim

Skip Bayless. His bosses. Mike & Mike. Bill Polian. Ray Lewis. And now we can add Dick Vitale to the list of ESPN folks Bill Simmons has called out on Twitter.  This time The Sports Guy sent a more subtle shot across the bow at Vitale defending disgraced Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. Dick Vitale just cleared it up for us – Jim Boeheim is NOT a cheater. He just trusted the wrong...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse coach Boeheim calls NCAA sanctions 'unduly harsh'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says he will appeal "unduly harsh" NCAA sanctions for violations that occurred over a decade and that 3 years is the "right time" to retire. Boeheim said Thursday before the start of the main games in the NCAA Tournament that some of the NCAA's allegations are inaccurate. NCAA punished Boeheim and Syracuse earlier this month for academic...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Syracuse sanctions ‘unduly harsh’

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Thursday that the NCAA sanctions imposed on him and his program were "unduly harsh" and that he will appeal.
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim says some NCAA allegations are inaccurate

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim says some NCAA allegations are inaccurate.
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Jim Boeheim’s Press Conference

After the mini-bomb was dropped yesterday that Jim Boeheim will be stepping down as the head coach of the Syracuse Orange…in three years…everyone knew that it was time to grab the popcorn and settle in to watch Boeheim’s press conference this morning, where he’s expected to discuss the details surrounding this decision and, potentially, finally […]
Via Otto's Grove
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim's Syracuse reign done in 3 years after NCAA troubles

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Through every challenge in his long career at Syracuse University, Jim Boeheim has survived. From NCAA sanctions two decades ago to the Bernie Fine scandal four years ago, always deflecting questions about when he might retire and indicating it would be on his own terms. That time is at hand. Almost two weeks after a scathing NCAA report, the university announced...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse AD Daryl Gross steps down; Jim Boeheim to retire in three years

Syracuse has officially begun the process of cleaning up its image in the wake of serious NCAA sanctions that were handed down against the men’s basketball program less than two weeks ago. For starters, athletic director Daryl Gross is leaving his current post. Dave Tobin of Syracuse.com reports that Gross will remain with the school...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY SportsSyracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim will spend three more seasons as the bench boss before retiring. The announcement comes 12 days after NCAA sanctions were handed down against the Syracuse basketball and football programs. Syracuse chancellor Kent Syverud issued a statement Wednesday: “I have also had recent discussions with Coach Boeheim...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim To Retire In Three Seasons

Jim Boeheim will retire as head coach of Syracuse in three years. On March 6, the NCAA suspended Boeheim for nine ACC games, took away 12 scholarships, and ordered that 108 wins be vacated as a result of a multiyear investigation into the university's athletic programs. "Coach Boeheim has also told me that he intends to retire as Head Coach in three years," Syracuse chancellor Kent...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Daryl Gross Needed to Go, Boeheim’s Three Years Starts the Clock

Darryl Gross needed to go. There’s been too many misses on his watch in that department for far too long. He headed a unit that broke NCAA rules and seemed to disregard compliance, or circumvent the system, for years. He’s hired two failing football coaches, and engendered major distrust for things like retiring #44 and selling the school’s soul to Nike. Gross always seemed...
Via Orange Fizz
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; AD out

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years and the university's athletic director has resigned, the school announced Wednesday following a scathing NCAA report that imposed sanctions for violations that lasted more than a decade. Chancellor Kent Syverud said Wednesday that Boeheim, a Hall of Famer and head coach for 39 years, decided to...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse says basketball coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years

Syracuse says basketball coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years and its athletic director is stepping down.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
11 days ago

Syracuse says basketball coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director steps down

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse says basketball coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director steps down.
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim to retire in 3 years; AD Gross out

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years and athletic director Daryl Gross has resigned to take another position at the school in the wake of harsh NCAA sanctions levied against the university.
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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