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Daily News & Notes – 1/28/21

Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… With Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week being in full swing, here’s a great tribute to former Muskingum University head coach Gene Ford, who passed away after a battle with cancer back in 2019. His sons, Stony Brook head coach Geno Ford,

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Daily News & Notes – 12/15/20

Today’s news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell will miss the next few games. Whitesell came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. He’s going to self-quarantine, despite testing negative this past week. Assistant coach Angres Thorpe will coach the

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Boeheim releases statement following positive COVID-19 test

Syracuse head men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim has tested positive for COVID-19. The 75-year old long-time Orange head coach released the following statement on Twitter: The men’s basketball program has paused all activities, as another member of the program also tested positive. Syracuse AD John Wildhack released the following: “Our top priority is the health

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Syracuse alum Allen Griffin named assistant basketball coach for the Orange

Former Syracuse men’s basketball standout Former Syracuse men’s basketball standout Allen Griffin has been named an assistant basketball coach at his alma mater, according to head coach Jim Boeheim. Griffin replaces Mike Hopkins, who accepted the head coaching position at Washington. Griffin, who played at Syracuse from 1997-to-2001, brings 15 years of Division I coaching

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Boeheim, SU Agree On Contract Extension

Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim and his alma mater, Syracuse University, have agreed on a new contract that will lengthen his successful head-coaching tenure beyond the 2017-18 season. The extension of the veteran coach’s contract came about as head-coach-in-waiting Mike Hopkins was hired to lead the program at Washington. Syracuse moved promptly to maintain

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Free Playbook – NCAA Tournament

The 2016 tournament has been full of great performances, blowouts, and buzzer beaters. From Wisconsin’s Buzzer Beater to beat Xavier to Villanova’s 4 out ball screen offense, our 135-page 2016 NCAA Tournament Playbook has it all. Below is just a sample of plays you will find in the 2016 NCAA Tournament Playbook. If you’re a FastDraw subscriber, click on

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Daily Roundup – 1/7/16

ESPN’s Jay Bilas watched the Syracuse-Miami game with Jim Boeheim at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Syracuse.  This was the eighth game of Boeheim’s nine game suspension.  Portions of Bilas’ live game viewing with the Syracuse coach will air on this week’s SportsCenter and during the UNC-Syracuse game. I am definitely looking forward to watching

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HOT: NCAA Rules on Appeal of Boeheim’s Suspension

The NCAA Infractions Appeal Committee issued a ruling today on the nine-game suspension which was imposed on Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim back in March.  The appeal of the suspension was denied, but the NCAA did rule that Boeheim can begin serving the suspension immediately instead of waiting for the start of ACC conference play.

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Hopkins Formally Named Men’s Basketball Head Coach Designate at Syracuse

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud today announced he has formally named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins as head coach-designate. Hopkins will succeed Coach Jim Boeheim following the 2017-18 men’s basketball season. In March, Boeheim announced that he will retire in three years. “For more than 25 years, Mike Hopkins has demonstrated the true meaning

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