In the course of coaching a premier college basketball program for nearly five decades, it would be easy to assume that one would get pretty good at assessing their team's chances from one year to the next. On Wednesday at the ACC Men's Basketball Media Day, Boeheim told several reporters that this year's squad of Orange will go to the Big Dance in March. After suffering his first losing season since taking up the profession at Syracuse, the 77 year-old coach is ready to get his team back to playing tournament basketball.
Part of what makes college basketball so entertaining is the lengths to which the student body section of the crowd will go to distract the opposing team. Jack Blankenship, a freshman at the University of Alabama, has come up with the most clever twist on this tradition we’ve seen in some time.
Tomorrow may be Valentine’s Day, but two local basketball powerhouses won’t be sharing the love on the court. Mohawk Valley Community College is traveling to Herkimer County Community College for a basketball game that may make or break the playoffs.
#2 Syracuse Orange rallied to beat their Big East rival and #11 Georgetown in overtime 64-61. The win was one for the record books for coach Jim Boeheim. The win was his 880th career victory moving him into third place in all time wins for division 1 coaches...