Syracuse will open exhibition play with Carleton & Adrian In November

I don't know who these guys think they are but they really should invite some friends. Jim Boeheim gets a lot of grief for Syracuse's perceived weak non-conference scheduling. Wait til people find out that the Orange are just scheduling random dudes now. Syracuse will open its 2014-15 men's basketball season with exhibition games against Carleton (Canada) and Adrian...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rakeem Christmas, Syracuse’s X-Factor?

via SMG Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Jim Boeheim sat down with ESPN’s Andy Katz late last week to discuss a broad variety of topics.  Among the things discussed was the key to Syracuse’s upcoming basketball season.  Boeheim answered with Rakeem Christmas.  The head coach said: “I think he’s getting better all the time. Obviously, we have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim Discusses Changes He Wants To See In College Basketball

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim sat down for an interview with ESPN’s Andy Katz, which ESPNU aired last night. In the interview, Boeheim discussed some of the changes he’d like to see in college basketball, namely a shorter shot clock and for there to be no early deadline for players to declare for the NBA Draft. Just started to tape @ESPNAndyKatz Katz Korner shows. Strong...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse: Jim Boeheim Is Looking At You, Rakeem Christmas

Jim Boeheim shared his thoughts on last year's squad, next year's squad and a lot more... Syracuse Orange basketball coach and tattoo likeness Jim Boeheim chatted with no-longer-disloyal idiot Andy Katz on Friday for a 10-minute discussion that covered a bit of ground. Let's see what coach was curmugeony about today... On last year's squad: "We were not a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim On The Fan Who Got A Boeheim Tattoo On His Leg: “I Would Wear Long Pants”

A few days ago, we showed you this incredible tattoo of Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim that an Orange fan got tattooed onto his leg. One of the big questions after the fan got inked up was how would Boeheim react, because while this is the fan’s way of honoring him, it’s still a bit out there. Yesterday, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman got to the bottom of it, asking the Hall of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Fan Gets Jim Boeheim Tattoo On His Leg

Just talked to Boeheim about crazy fan who got THIS tattoo on his leg. “I would wear long pants for rest of my life.” pic.twitter.com/LnNE7YRBzQ — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 18, 2014 A crazy diehard Syracuse Orange fan got a tattoo of Jim Boeheim’s face on his leg and Jeff Goodman caught up with Boeheim […] The post Syracuse Fan Gets Jim Boeheim Tattoo On His Leg...
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Syracuse Basketball Fan Gets Ridiculous Jim Boeheim Tattoo (Photo)

Coach Jim Boeheim is a legend at Syracuse University. With 948 career wins, four Final Four appearances and a national title under his belt, the coach has rightfully etched his name among the all-time greats in college basketball. Syracuse fans have revered Boeheim for his consistent excellence and ability to groom players into NBA superstars. But Orange fan Rich Miner took his love...
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Jim Boeheim on fan's leg tattoo of him: 'I would wear long pants'

Jim Boeheim has some sage advice for the Syracuse Orange fan who decided to get a tattoo of Boeheim's face on his leg this week. And the advice given by Boeheim comes in the typical sarcastic manner we have grown accustomed to from the Hall of Fame coach.Speaking to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Boeheim proclaimed that he "would wear long pants" for the rest of his life if...
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Syracuse Superfan Honors Jim Boeheim with Massive Leg Tattoo, Boeheim Doesn’t Approve

Jim Boeheim has been in Syracuse, New York for a billion years, transforming Syracuse University into a legit national basketball school, and is loved by the Orange fans. 28-year-old superfan Richard Miner decided to honor the coach that arrived as a freshman walk-on in 1962 before accepting the head coaching job in 1976, where he has brought stability and success ever since. Miner...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

This Syracuse Orange fan’s unique tribute to Jim Boeheim

Many people can relate to getting a tattoo that they regret.  There’s even a show on Spike TV called “Tattoo Nightmares,” so clearly there is a market for people who hate their ink. In the case of this one Syracuse Orange fan, it is not clear if they hate their tattoo honoring the team’s historic basketball program.  However, a tattoo this large and unique is something...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Jim Boeheim Tattoo Will Make Syracuse Fans Orange With Envy

This Jim Boeheim tattoo will make some Syracuse fans orange with envy.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse fan gets detailed Jim Boeheim tattoo

Jim Boeheim is everything to Syracuse basketball. The legendary coach arrived at Syracuse University in 1962 as a freshman basketball walk-on, and has never left, turning SU from a strong regional program in Central New York into a true national power. It is no surprise that Syracuse fans have a strong attachment to Boeheim. One fan loves the legendary coach so much, that he put...
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Michigan announces 2014-15 non-conference schedule

The University of Michigan announces its finalized non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season this afternoon. The Wolverines’ schedule is highlighted by home games against SMU (Dec. 20) and Syracuse (Dec. 2) along with a trip to Arizona (Dec. 13) and to Brooklyn for the Legends Classic with games against VCU, Oregon or Villanova. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) “As in our previous...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Syracuse Basketball Recruiting Done Yet?

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Despite already having four verbal commits for the class of 2015, Jim Boeheim and his recruiting staff are still trying to convince Derrick Jones to come play for the Orange. While it was widely known that Syracuse had pursued Jones before receiving their fourth verbal from big man Moustapha Diagne, fans and reporters...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Jim Boeheim Meltdown Appears on Billboard (PHOTO)

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim is a little too staid to be a willing spokesman for the Syracuse K-Rock affiliate’s K-Rockathon Music Festival. His memorable meltdown against Duke, on the other...Story
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New York Rock Station’s Billboard Features Jim Boeheim Ripping Off His Jacket During Duke Game

Fortunately, the Jim-Boeheim-trying-to-rip-off-his-jacket memes that sprouted up after the Syracuse vs Duke game this past February have subsided in the months since the affair. Well – at least until this week. A K-Rock radio station affiliate in central New York has decided to use the image of Boeheim as part of its marketing campaign. The station holds a big annual event (this...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse University Terminates Agreement With IMG

SU has decided to cut ties with the company responsible for all of its media access, as well as paying a good chunk of Jim Boeheim's & Scott Shafer's salaries. I think we can all agree that the most important thing about college athletics is the multi-million dollar marketing agreements between universities and media companies. That much is obvious. So it's a bit...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Thibodeau 'very excited' about chance of coaching Carmelo

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim told the New York Post's Marc Berman that Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has talked to him about free-agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony: Boeheim and Thibodeau were together last summer in Las Vegas during Team USA's training camp as assistant coaches for Mike Krzyzewski. Even then, Thibodeau picked Boeheim's brain on Anthony. They remain...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim: Thibodeau ‘very excited’ For Chance To Land Carmelo

The Chicago Bulls are prepared to make an all-out push to land Carmelo Anthony and they have  a lucky rabbits tail in their back pockets. Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim coached Carmelo Anthony in college and is great friends with Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. Boeheim told the New York Post that Thibs is excited for the opportunity to land Anthony. “I’ve talked...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Baylor's Scott Drew is underrated

The past couple of weeks, ESPN has been ranking the top 50 college basketball coaches currently in the game. As of this morning, they have reached the 12th spot (Jim Boeheim gets the nod). But one ranking that really jumps out at me is right at 50, where Baylor’s Scott Drew is in a tie with Saint Mary’s Randy Bennett. I’m no big fan of Scott Drew, but that he barely even makes...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball Plans To Push It...Push It Real Good

Jim Boeheim is consulting Salt as well as Pepa. Syracuse Orange basketball was slow last season. How slow was it? Syracuse Orange basketball was so slow, Trevor Cooney is still pulling up for a missed three-pointer. (Terrible) Seriously though, as Donna Ditota notes, SU was 234th in the nation in Pomeroy stats that target pace of offensive play. At 18.5 seconds per possession,...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Boeheim Talks About The Time He “Saved” Rick Pitino’s Marriage

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has been married to his wife Joanne since 1976. According to Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, one of the reasons why the two have been together for nearly four decades is because Pitino’s wife lived with Boeheim and two of his roommates at the beginning of the marriage while Pitino — who was an assistant under Boeheim at the time — was out...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Boeheim, K, Williams, and Pitino share stories

Boeheim sat down with Rick Pitino, Coach K and Roy Williams to share stories of yesteryear. With the addition of the Louisville Cardinals and Rick Pitino, the ACC now has four of the biggest heavy-hitting coaches in college basketball in its ranks. Pitino recently sat down with Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, Duke's Coach K and UNC's Roy Williams to talk about how these four...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Georgetown, Syracuse To Rekindle Basketball Rivalry In 4-Year Home-And-Home Series Beginning In 2015-16

When Syracuse made the move from the Big East to the ACC, one of college basketball’s best rivalries died.  It might be alive again, thankfully.  Georgetown and Syracuse have agreed on a four-year home and home series beginning in the 2015-16 season, per Hoyas SID Mex Carey. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 10, 2014 Syracuse, now in the ACC, and Georgetown, who remained...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Recruits Get Early Learning Experience at Mary Kline Classic

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news via Syracuse.com The Mary Kline Classic is one of the bigger opportunities for young talent to shine on the basketball court. Alex Kline, a student at Syracuse University, runs the charity event, which is to honor Mary Kline, who passed away from cancer. The event is an all-star game for some of the nation’s best high...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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