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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

Syracuse Legend Pearl Washington Dies At Age 52; Jim Boeheim Mourns

Syracuse basketball legend Pearl Washington died early Wednesday morning due to complications from a brain tumor. He was 52. Washington played at Syracuse from 1983-84 to 1985-86 where he led the Orange to 3 straight NCAA appearances and earned All-Big East honors twice. The Syracuse community has shown immense support for Washington’s family including Syracuse basketball...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 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

Oklahoma State Has A Fantastic Twitter Response To Jim Boeheim Complimenting New Coach Brad Underwood

Ahead of tomorrow’s Elite Eight game between Syracuse and Virginia, Orange head coach Jim Boeheim held a long press conference where he answered a number of questions about his team and the NCAA Tournament as a whole. At one point, Boeheim said that Brad Underwood’s Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, which were moments away from beating Notre Dame and advancing to the Sweet 16 after...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim hits at doubters after win: They ‘don’t know anything’

Jim Boeheim had been campaigning hard for his Syracuse team in the leadup to Selection Sunday, and he had the last laugh after they defeated Dayton on Friday. Boeheim blasted his team’s critics, saying that those who felt his team didn’t deserve their bid know nothing about basketball. “Nobody that said we didn’t deserve to be in obviously doesn’t know anything about basketball...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 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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