#35 Jackson 'Buddy' Boeheim
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6'6" 195 lbs Guard
HS: Brewster Academy Wolfeboro, NH
HS: Jamesville-DeWitt DeWitt, NY
Born: 11/1999 Syracuse, NY
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS Min FG FGA % FT FTA % 3Pt 3PA % Asst Reb DReb OReb Fls DQ TO ST BS Pts PPG APG RPG
2018-19 Fr G 32 5 546 72 189
38.1%
26 33
78.8%
47 133
35.3%
33 52 34 18 38 0 25 18 3 217 6.8 1.0 1.6
2019-20 So G 32 32 1140 177 434
40.8%
40 56
71.4%
97 262
37.0%
69 61 49 12 54 2 47 35 6 491 15.3 2.2 1.9
2020-21 Jr G 25 25 895 161 372
43.3%
45 53
84.9%
77 201
38.3%
64 66 52 14 41 0 40 33 1 444 17.8 2.6 2.6
Career    
89
62
2581
410
995
41.2%
111
142
78.2%
221
596
37.1%
166
179
135
44
133
2
112
86
10
1152
12.9
1.9
2.0

Buddy Boeheim is a guard for the Syracuse Orange basketball team.

Buddy Boeheim Syracuse BasketballBoeheim would start the first two games of his freshman season due to injuries to senior guard Frank Howard. Boeheim would struggle to shoot in those two games, and would move to a reserve role. He would struggle to shoot early in the season. However, as the year proceeded, his game improved, and he would shoot well in ACC conference play, making 40.7% of his ACC three point attempts. Boeheim became a regular part of the seven man rotation. He would start both ACC tournament games when Tyus Battle hurt his back, and Boeheim would play well. He scored a season high 20 points against Pittsburgh in a win in the first round, and 15 against Duke in a second round loss.

Boeheim improved his shooting range and accuracy for his sophomore season. He was recognized as being one of the top three point shooters in the ACC leading the conference in three point field goal percentage and field goals made, and was the second leading scorer on the Orange team. He had a chance of breaking the Syracuse season three point shooting record, but lost the opportunity when the season was cut short due to Covid-19. He would have a season high 26 in a win over Georgia Tech and then later the same amount in two point win over Virginia Tech. Boeheim would lead Syracuse to a 63-55 overtime upset of #18 Virginia; he scored nine of his fourteen points in the overtime period, including a desperation shot as time expired on the shot clock.

Boeheim's junior season started slowly. Three times he had to go into Covid protocol forcing him to miss several weeks of practice as well as three games. He would also contract Covid disrupting his conditioning. Boeheim improved his offensive ability developing the ability to take advantage of size mismatches and back his defender down into the paint for easier baskets. Boeheim had a breakout game against Notre Dame, helping the Orange to overcome a twenty point second half deficit as he scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half. This game started a miraculous string of nine games where Boeheim averaged 24.2 points per game, helping propel the team to an unlikely strong season finish and getting the team into the NCAA tournament. Boeheim scored 58 points in the first two games of the ACC tournament, including 31 against Virginia, to give him all ACC tournament First team honors. Boeheim continued his hot shooting into the NCAA Tournament, with another 30 point game in an upset of San Diego State. Boeheim made 7 of 10 three point shots in that game, including several very difficult closely guarded shots. He followed that up with another outstanding performance against #3 seed West Virginia, where he scored 25 points. Boeheim would lead the team in scoring for the season, and had eleven games with 20+ points.

Buddy is the son of legendary Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim.

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