Following Wednesday’s deadly car accident on I-690, Syracuse confirms head coach Jim Boeheim will be on the bench against Duke tomorrow.
In a statement today Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack says, “the Boeheim family is heartbroken over what happened, as we all are, this is a very difficult time.”
He says, “with this in mind, and after thoughtful consideration, I have respectfully decided that Coach Boeheim will resume his coaching duties.”
Tomorrow’s matchup with #1 ranked Duke was originally slated to play host to ESPN”s college game day.
Due to the circumstances ESPN pulled out of the game that is expected to set the college basketball attendance record.
Tip off is set for 6:00 pm.