BirthdayNovember 17, 1944
BirthplaceLyons, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jim Boeheim

    Full name: Jim Boeheim
    Also known as: Jim Boeheim, Boeheim, Jim
    Professions: American basketball player and coach
    Work: Jim Boeheim—championships, awards, and honors

  2. Jim Boeheim Measurements

    Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)

  3. Jim Boeheim Known for

    He Got Game (1998), Blue Chips (1994), Pardon the Interruption (2001), Four Square Miles to Glory

  4. Jim Boeheim Biography

    James Arthur "Jim" Boeheim (/?be?ha?m/; born November 17, 1944) is the head coach of the men's basketball team at Syracuse University. Boeheim has guided the Orange to nine Big East regular season championships, five Big East Tournament championships, and 28 NCAA Tournament appearances, including three appearances in the national title game. In those games, the Orange lost to Indiana in 1987 and Kentucky in 1996 before defeating Kansas in 2003.Boeheim is currently second on the wins list of Men's NCAA Division I coaches. Only Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University has more wins, with a career record of 983 wins, achieved at two different schools, Army (73) and Duke (910). Boeheim earned his 880th win on February 8, 2012, surpassing Dean Smith's 879 wins at North Carolina, for the most career wins as head coach at a single school. With a win over Rutgers on January 2, 2013, Boeheim passed Bobby Knight for second on the all-time wins list, with 903 career victories. Boehiem is one of only four coaches (Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Rick Pitino) ever to take his school to the Final Four in four separate decades.Boeheim has served as an assistant coach for the United States men's national basketball team at the 1990 FIBA World Championship, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the 2008 Summer Olympics, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and the 2012 Summer Olympics. In these outings, Team USA finished with two bronze medals and three gold medals, respectively. In addition, Boeheim currently serves as the chairman of the USA Basketball 2009–12 Men's Junior National Committee, has served as the 2007–08 President of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), and currently sits on its Board of Directors. For his accomplishments, Boeheim was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2005.After suffering from cancer in 2001, Boeheim and his wife set up a foundation concerned with child welfare, cancer treatment, and prevention

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