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ACC’s four Hall of Fame coaches discuss Jim Boeheim’s jacket ‘toss’ (VIDEO)

Jim Boeheim

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, right, and players react to an official’s call late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Duke won 66-60. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)


On February 22, Syracuse made its first trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium as a member of the ACC and the matchup provided a finish few fans will forget. Following a controversial offensive foul assessed to C.J. Fair with 10.4 seconds remaining, Jim Boeheim picked up two technical fouls in quick succession to see his night come to a premature end.

During his angry reaction Boeheim took off (partially) his coat, which was auctioned off at Jim and Juli Boeheim’s annual Basket Ball auction with proceeds benefitting their foundation. The price paid for the coat: $14,000.

In the video above coaches Boeheim, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Louisville’s Rick Pitino and North Carolina’s Roy Williams discussed the ejection and the auction of the coat. And during the conversation Boeheim states jokingly that he may need to pull off a similar stunt when the Orange visit North Carolina next season.

h/t Sean Keeley

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