JIM BOEHEIM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Boeheim looks ahead without assistant beside him

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim heads into an offseason like no other in the past two decades - without assistant Mike Hopkins. Coming off a down year (19-15, 10-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) and without his top assistant to lend extra stability, Boeheim faces a challenging road ahead. Hopkins, who was in line to succeed his Hall of Fame mentor after next season, was hired Sunday as...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How a manipulative Jim Boeheim got Syracuse to cave and give him back his job

Kent Syverud is the Chancellor of Syracuse University. John Wildhack is the school's athletic director. But both of them report to their subordinate, basketball coach Jim Boeheim, who showed on Sunday that he wields the most powerful hand at the university, orchestrating a personal coup, reversing his "firing" from two years ago, getting his planned successor to take a nice job out...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim no longer retiring after next season, agrees to contract extension

Whether you love Jim Boeheim or hate him, one thing is for sure: You're going to have to deal with him for a little bit longer. That's because after coach-in-waiting Mike Hopkins surprisingly accepted the Washington job on Sunday, the Orange have decided to extend the contract of Boeheim.Boeheim had previously announced he would step down following next season, in the spring of 2018...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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