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Jim Boeheim swears he’s ACC-bound

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has spent the past season alternately bemoaning the forces of realignment that have destroyed his beloved Big East Conference and fencing with reporters questioning whether the 68-year-old coach is committed to leading the Orange into the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Those emotions came to a head Saturday night in the Georgia Dome after the Orange lost their national...

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Cincy’s Mick Cronin says Big East breakup is “tragic”

The referees might have succeeded in quieting down Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin when they hit him with a technical during the Bearcats’ 62-43 loss to Georgetown in the Big East quarterfinals Thursday afternoon, but his Irish passion came out in the postgame press conference when asked for his thoughts on the impending Big East breakup.

Cronin got right to the point. “The whole thing is tragic,”...

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