Boeheim Admits He ‘Went Too Far’ At Duke
On Saturday night at Duke, Jim Boeheim got tossed from the game with 10 seconds left, protesting a call in which he felt his player was fouled – the opposite was called.
The ejection sent the Blue Devils to the line and iced the game, giving ‘Cuse only their second loss of the season.
On Wednesday, Boeheim further explained the decision to act the way he did, leading to his first ejection as the head coach at Syracuse.
“There’s no question I went too far,” said Boeheim, on 104.5 The Team with Colin Cowherd. “In my mind, the game was over and that was the call that got to me. Would you rather not do that? Probably.
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“But when you’re in the middle of that moment and you’re involved in a game like that and you feel the game is gone because of this play, you lose control of your emotions.”
Notice, Boeheim didn’t regret or take back the decision, just acknowledged that he went too far. And really, that’s enough, right?