Jim Boeheim Bio, Jim Boeheim Wiki
Jim Boeheim Bio: He is the current head coach of the men’s basketball team at Syracuse University. Boeheim has guided the Orange to ten Big East regular season championships, five Big East Tournament championships, and 33 NCAA Tournament appearances, including five Final Four appearances and three appearances in the national title game. In those games, the Orange lost to Indiana in 1987 on a last-second jump shot by Keith Smart, and to Kentucky in 1996, before defeating Kansas in 2003 with All-American Carmelo Anthony.
Boeheim served as an assistant coach for the United States men’s national basketball team at the 1990 FIBA World Championship, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the 2008 Summer Olympics, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, the 2012 Summer Olympics, and the 2016 Summer Olympics. In addition, Boeheim has served as the chairman of the USA Basketball 2009–12 Men’s Junior National Committee, as well as the 2007–08 President of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), where he currently serves on the board of directors. Boeheim was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2005. The Syracuse athletics scandal resulted in 101 of his wins being vacated by the NCAA in 2015. Boeheim originally announced that he would retire in March 2018. However, following the departure of his long-time assistant coach and expected successor Mike Hopkins, Boeheim extended his contract with Syracuse beyond 2017 for an unknown period of the year(s).
After suffering from cancer in 2001, Boeheim and his wife founded the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation devoted to child welfare, cancer treatment, and prevention.
|Jim Boeheim Born||November 17, 1944
Lyons, New York
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|Jim Boeheim Position(s)||Guard|
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Jim Boeheim Retirement
Boeheim had previously stated that he would retire in April 2018. However, in 2017 when his son committed to play at SU starting in 2018 he extended his contract to beyond the 2017–18 season.
Jim Boeheim versus Jimmy Boeheim
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Round one of the Boeheims versus Boeheim went to Syracuse but it wasn’t easy. The Orange just managed to avoid a huge upset against Cornell Saturday.
Brothers Buddy Boeheim of Syracuse and Jimmy Boeheim of the Big Red played against each other for the first time in their collegiate careers. Their father, Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim, didn’t have much time to enjoy the family affair as he watched his team struggle to a 63-55 win for its 39th straight victory against its upstate foe.