Syracuse security guard Buddy Boeheim has been waiting to make up for his only previous appearance in the NCAA tournament

Boeheim, son of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, was on the pitch for 39 minutes two years ago when Syracuse faced Baylor in the first round, watching Baylor make the 2- His father’s 3 zone took apart

The ninth seeded Baylor set a record with 16 3-pointers, four more than the Orange, at an NCAA tournament at the school in Boeheim, missing all four attempts behind the bow in a 6-0 performance from the ground

After a slow start hampered by two COVID-19 team stops and a fight with the virus, the junior sniper enters the tournament with a throw in the Orange’s two Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament games, Boeheim averaged 29 Points, two rebounds and four assists and shot 606% (20 for 33) out of the field, 11 of 20 (550) in 3-point attempts

“I felt like I was abandoning my teammates earlier in the year and had to turn around,” he said

In the first eight games of the season, Boeheim was 16 out of 60 (26) 6%) behind the arc In the last seven games he was 31 out of 67 (46) 3%) He has 29 3-pointers per game lead all ACC player at

Syracuse (16-9) is the No. 11 seed in the Midwest region and is ahead of No. 6 seed in San Diego State (23-4) on Friday

Clemson striker Aamir Simms said he has had an enduring friendship with Clemson soccer coach Dabo Swinney

since arriving on campus four years ago

Simms said Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell introduced Simms Swinney and University President Jim Clements on a recruiting trip, and the football coach and basketball player have texted and talked over and over since then

Simms said Swinney usually notified him after the games, including Tiger’s defeats, to continue doing hard work and striving for success “He did nothing but support me,” Simms said of Swinney “Even if we lose, he’ll be one of the first to text me”

Clemson (16-7) is a No. 7 seed and faces No. Rutgers with 10 seeds (15-11) at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins received a lot of attention earlier this month when his name was again removed from the list of finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame The nudge prompted Baylor coaches Scott Drew and Chris Beard of Texas Tech to to say on Twitter that Huggins deserves a place in the hall

Huggins has 899 career wins in 39 seasons. His 1992 Cincinnati team and 2010 West Virginia team made it to the Final Four, but his teams have never reached a national championship game

The climbers with the third seed (18-9) will play No. Morehead State (24-7) with 14 seeds on Friday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis

“I’ve kind of decided that at my age I’ll try to enjoy this as much as possible,” said Huggins. “I love being with our boys, I love being with our staff don’t need much more ”

Buddy Boeheim, Jim Boeheim, San Diego State Basketball

World News – USA – Syracuse’s Buddy Boeheim enters the NCAA tournament