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Jim Boeheim Grinning & Bearing It, Barely...

Obviously, Jim Boeheim hates the idea of Syracuse going to the ACC.

You can give me all the official statements you want. We all know they're B.S. and the idea of SU playing Clemson & Florida State instead of Georgetown and Villanova makes him vomit.

Jim is doing his best to be a team player as he and the other Syracuse brass make the rounds. Of course, Jim Boeheim can only stop Jim Boeheim from being Jim Boeheim so often and the curmudgeon is beginning to reveal himself...

"If conference commissioners were the founding fathers of this country, we would have Guatemala, Uruguay and Argentina in the United States," Boeheim said. "This audience knows why we are doing this. There's two reasons: Money and football.

"We're going to end up with mega conferences and 10 years from now either I'm going to be dead wrong -- and I'll be the first to admit it -- or everybody is going to be like, why did we do this again? Why is Alabama playing Texas A&M this week and going to Texas Tech next weekend? And why is Syracuse going to Miami in basketball this week and next week they're going to play Florida State?"

Boeheim then makes sure to fire the first warning shot across the bow of the Carolina Cartel:

"Where would you want to go to to a tournament for five days? Let's see: Greensboro, North Carolina, or New York City? Jeez. Let me think about that one and get back to you."

For those wondering how much input the SU legend had in determining if Syracuse would go to the ACC, he admits that as of last Thursday, he had absolutely no idea just like you and I. Kinda crazy.

Boeheim also said he "think UConn will be in the ACC" but admits it's merely a guess.

My prediction? Jim Boeheim is going to go scorched Earth on the ACC next year and end up the most hated man in the conference. He hates the move, Syracuse will never fire him and he's at the point in his career when he just doesn't give a f***. I'm suddenly very excited...