Week in Sports: New football coach, Jim Boeheim’s suspension and more

first_img Published on December 6, 2015 at 10:43 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TR Dino Babers hired as next Syracuse head coachSyracuse’s interest in Dino Babers had been rumored for a few days, but SU made Babers its official head football coach Saturday. You can read the reactions of the Syracuse community, recruits and learn five quick facts about Babers.Read full the coverage of Babers’ hiring here.NCAA denies Jim Boeheim’s appealJim Boeheim said he had no involvement in the NCAA violations, but that didn’t stop the NCAA from denying his appeal and forcing him to serve his nine-game suspension sooner than expected, Saturday against Georgetown. SU made a statement and ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas said, “(The suspension) doesn’t make any sense.”Read the full NCAA report on Boeheim’s appeal.Read full coverage of all NCAA violations here.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMen’s soccer advances to first Final FourBen Polk’s header Saturday launched Syracuse to a 1-0 win and into its first Final Four in program history. SU’s extra defensive pressure also contributed to the win.Read full coverage of the game and of the men’s soccer run here.Coleman: ‘I guess (Boeheim) don’t trust me’As Syracuse big man Dajuan Coleman works his way back from nearly two years away from basketball with injuries, he didn’t receive a vote of confidence during SU’s loss to Wisconsin on Wednesday. Coleman did play more minutes in Mike Hopkins’ first game Saturday, a loss at Georgetown.Read full coverage of the Georgetown game here.SU Athletics shown as most economically-efficient department among Power Five schoolsDespite a 3-9 season and missing a bowl game for the second time in five years, the Syracuse University football program saw an increase in revenue last year, while the men’s basketball program took a slight hit, according to government data.Read the full story here. Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Commentslast_img read more