Jim Boeheim’s Exit From Syracuse Draws Strong Take From Dick Vitale

Boeheim retired after nearly 50 years at the helm of the Orange.

Jim Boeheim’s decades-long tenure as the Syracuse men’s basketball coach came to an end on Wednesday following the Orange’s 77–74 defeat against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament.

(1) comment


In response to the retirement announcement for Jim Boeheim ipropose the following:

Out of respect, his contributions, 47 years of coaching and all of his wonderful accomplishments the NCAA selection committee should invite Syracuse University mens basketball team to the NCAA Tournament this year .

Please join me in this journey to show the world our feelings for our coach!!!!!


Patrick Nugent

Syracuse Alumni

Class of 1975

Welcome to the discussion.

Please log in, or sign up for a new, free account to read or post comments.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.