Jim Boeheim on Syracuse’s current stretch: ‘It’s horrific scheduling. That’s my fault’


first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Poll: Grade the Orange’s performance against Wisconsin and pick a player of the gameStorify: Syracuse community reacts to overtime loss against WisconsinWisconsin outrebounds Syracuse by 26 in Orange’s 1st loss of the seasonGallery: Wisconsin hands Syracuse its 1st loss of the seasonDajuan Coleman on Jim Boeheim: ‘I guess he don’t trust me out there’ None of the Syracuse players were ready to use the Bahamas hangover as an excuse for a laid egg in its 66-58 overtime loss to Wisconsin on Wednesday.But SU head coach Jim Boeheim was quick to accept blame for the tough scheduling that will see Syracuse play four games against then-No. 18 Connecticut, then-No. 25 Texas A&M, Wisconsin and Georgetown in a 10-day stretch.“You know really it’s a tough game, and really this whole scheduling thing is my fault,” Boeheim said. “You cannot go to the tournament like we did, and come home and play Wisconsin and then go and play Georgetown. I put the players in a terrible position and, you know, we just have to play our way through it.”Syracuse was outrebounded, 51-25, on Wednesday while shooting just 7-of-24 from 3 and 11-of-20 from the free-throw line. Michael Gbinije said the travel wasn’t on his mind. Malachi Richardson said he wasn’t going to make any excuses. Trevor Cooney simply said games like Wednesday’s will help the Orange in the conference season.But Boeheim is the one that makes the schedule. So he took all the blame.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“It’s horrific scheduling,” Boeheim said. “That’s my fault.” Commentscenter_img Published on December 2, 2015 at 11:25 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @SamBlum3last_img

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