SU Coach Jim Boeheim Career Highlights
Jim Boeheim’s 900th career win as coach of the Syracuse Orange put him very select company. He is only one of three Division-One coach’s to have reached that milestone. However that is just one of a number of highlights in his long career on the hill. Aside from the obvious improvement in his taste in sports coats here are some other significant accomplishments.
According to Wikipedia:
He has been named Big East coach of the year four times, and has been named as District II Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches ten times.
He has guided the Orange to postseason berths, either in the NCAA or NIT tournaments, in every year in which the Orange have been eligible.
In 2001 he was named USA Basketball 2001 National Coach of the Year.
He returned as an assistant coach under Mike Krzyzewski for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and again at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, where the United States won the gold medal both times.
In 2004,he received two additional awards. The first was during the spring when he was awarded the Claire Bee Award in recognition of his contributions to the sport of basketball. During the fall of the same year he was also presented with Syracuse University’s Arents Award, the University’s highest alumni honor.