He bleeds Orange

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim and his wife, Juli, attend the 2019 Basket Ball Gala to raise money for the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation. Photo provided by Syracuse University Athletics

There’s a sense of poetic injustice when the career of a coaching legend ends on a loss — a last-second defeat at that.

After being tied at 74 points with 0.5 seconds left in the game, the Syracuse men’s basketball team lost March 8 to ninth-seeded Wake Forest in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Daivien Williamson sunk a three-pointer to secure the 77-74 victory for the Demon Deacons.

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