Jim Boeheim enters Syracuse's Orange Madness on a Humvee

Saturday October 18th, 2014

If you did a ranking of the college basketball coaches most likely to ride a Humvee, Syracuse's Jim Boeheim probably wouldn't be anywhere near the top, but it turns out the 69-year-old is full of surprises.

Boeheim entered Syracuse's Orange Madness in grand style on Friday night, coming out of the smoke-filled tunnel in a Humvee and wearing an army helmet as Bruce Springsteen's "Born In the U.S.A." blared in the background. 

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It doesn't really get any better than that.

When you lose your leading scorer and two other players to the NBA and your school gets called for a hearing before the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, sometimes the best medicine is taking the most patriotic drive onto a basketball court possible.

Well done, Jim. Syracuse's season is already a success.

Ben Estes

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