2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
6th in ACC
49d

Courtside: Jim Boeheim reminisces on the late, great John Thompson and why he might be the most important coach in college basketball history

Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about their relationships with Arizona’s Lute Olsen and Georgetown’s John Thompson, sharing their memories of both coaches. Then, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim joins the pod to discuss John Thompson, why he might be the most important coach in college basketball history, how the Big East in the ‘80s changed the course of the sport, his off-court relationship with Thompson, how Thompson helped other coaches through tough times and why Thompson’s teams were so tough to play against (14:03). Later, Dan says college basketball should start on time, and Seth thinks games will start with pods in early season tournaments and in league play (36:41).

Jim Boeheim reflects on friend, rival John Thompson Jr. (3:15)
50d
74d

Packer & Durham Hour 1: Syracuse Takeover Pt 2

We continue with a Syracuse takeover and visit with legendary sportscaster Mike Tirico who talks about his time as a student at Syracuse, plus what it means having Notre Dame in the ACC this coming season. And we also speak with 5 time national champion John Desko who had the Orange Lacrosse team off to a 5-0 start before getting the season shutdown due to Covid-19.

74d

Packer & Durham Hour 1: Syracuse Takeover

It's a Syracuse takeover on Packer & Durham today and we visit with one of the greatest shooters all-time for the orange Gerry McNamara who talks about his time playing for coach Boeheim and now moving onto a coaching career in basketball. Plus the USA Today Preseason Coaches' poll is released with Clemson showing up at number 1.

95d

Packer & Durham Hour 1: Jim Boeheim, Syracuse Head Coach

Hall of fame Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim stops by to talk about trying to get sports back during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the importance of getting kids back to school. Plus BC running back David Bailey tells us what to expect this season from BC.

Former Syracuse star Devendorf gives virtual basketball lesson (0:38)
144d
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159d

College hoops coaches salute essential workers

Many of college basketball's top coaches, including Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Villanova's Jay Wright, teamed up with Madison Square Garden to salute essential workers in a video posted on social media Wednesday night.

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Cuse coaches Boeheim, Babers volunteer for cuts

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim and football coach Dino Babers will take voluntary 10% pay cuts in response to issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Jim Boeheim shows off his shooting skills (0:21)
183d
194d

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich talk to Mike Tirico, LeVelle Moton and Andy Kennedy

It's a loaded episode of Courtside. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich first talk to broadcaster Mike Tirico about his days calling Big Ten basketball with Dan, Hubie Brown's straight talk with NBA coaches and John Gruden (5:26). Then, the guys talk to North Carolina Central's head coach Levelle Moton about starting his career as a middle school teacher and his long list of prominent mentees (33:42). Finally, UAB's head coach Andy Kennedy stops by to discuss returning to coach at his alma mater in the middle of a pandemic and the story of Gene Bartow going from UCLA to UAB (48:14).

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.3104th
Rebounds Per Game35.8Tied-198th
Assists Per Game14.0Tied-120th
Points Allowed69.3

Tournament History

Final Fours6
Tournament Record65-38
Championship Seasons2003
Tournament Appearances38