The Syracuse coach spoke on Wednesday following his team's loss in the ACC tournament, hours before the school announced that he will be retiring after 47 seasons.
JIM BOEHEIM: I--I think you missed it. I gave my retirement speech on the court last Saturday, and I gave it in the press conference afterwards. And nobody, except Will-- William Payne, figured it out.
- So-- so are you-- are you saying right now that you're-- you--you're-- you're gonna retire?
JIM BOEHEIM: This is up to the university.
- You--you wanna come back?
JIM BOEHEIM: I didn't say that.
- Oh, OK. But-- so what are you saying? You're not saying you're retiring, but you're not saying--
JIM BOEHEIM: I think I just said it. I don't know?
- So you don't know, OK.
JIM BOEHEIM: I said this is up to the university.
- And you-- you're not sure whether you're-- when will you-- when will-- how will you make a determination about when you will come back?
JIM BOEHEIM: You're talking to the wrong guy.