Basketball Offenses | Jim Boeheim Syracuse Orange Side Pick and Roll by Dana Beszczynski
The Jim Boeheim Syracuse Orange have a game today in the NCAA Final Four against UNC. The other two team in the Final Four are Oklahoma and Villanova. Despite being rivals in the Big East, Villanova Coach Jay Wright and Jim Boeheim have had a relationship long before the league had realignment. Jim Boeheim had a relationship with Jay Wright long before he left Hofstra Univeristy. They have a bond that lead them to be involved with Team USA, a chance that Coach Wright hasn’t forgotten.
Jim Boeheim has done a lot for coaches in his career and for his players. He has worked with USA basketball, helped his assistants with jobs, and done a lot more. Jay Wright got involved with USA basketball during his time at Hofstra and was an assistant coach on the U-21 team that went to Brazil. During his time with USA basketball, Wright got to be an assistant for the 2000 World Championship Qualifying Tournament.
Later, Coach Wright was an head coach and guided the USA team to a fifth-place finish in the 2007 Pan-Am Games. Two years prior, Coach Jay Wright let the USA team to a gold medal at the 2005 University games.
If the Jim Boeheim Syracuse Orange play the Jay Wright Villanova team in the NCAA Finals then they will still be friends after the championship loss. Coach Wright thinks that most coaches have a misconception of Coach Jim Boeheim. Coach Boeheim is one of the nicest guys in the world to coaches. He always has taken care of coaches across the country.
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