Tag Archives: Jim Boeheim

Billy Donovan: The Most Underrated Coach in College Basketball.
February 8, 2014

By Bert Beiswanger That headline sounds kind of odd, doesn’t it? How can Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan be the most underrated coach in college basketball? How can Florida be the most underrated program (not just this year, but overall program) in college basketball? My son texted me a couple of weeks ago to let […]

Indiana Basketball – the Fun of Mocking Jim Boeheim Is at Stake Tonight in Syracuse
December 3, 2013

by Kent Sterling The 2-3 zone has been mostly relegated to the dustbin of defensive contrivances employed by coaches of fourth grade basketball teams who don’t know enough about man-to-man to teach it to children – except in Syracuse. Jim Boeheim has won 927 games using the 2-3 zone as his defense since 1976.  That […]

NBA Finals – Non-Timeout by Popovich with :50 Left Leads to Family Argument
June 21, 2013

by Kent Sterling There aren’t a lot of arguments in this house.  I was trained in arguing by some of the best at the art during holiday dinners when I was a child, and verbal duels takes me back to the darkness of the Nixon vs. Roosevelt donnybrooks between Dad and my Mom’s mom.  Those […]

2013 Final Four Saturday – Let’s Get Back to Basketball
April 6, 2013

by Kent Sterling The best action in college hoops has been off the court with some firings, hirings, and the whole Rutgers mess, but today let’s hope that the backroom dealmaking and administrative stupidity can take a back seat to what really matters – the kids on the floor who are living their dreams. The […]