Color Him Orange
Color Him Orange

Color Him Orange

The Jim Boeheim Story
By Scott Pitoniak


288 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

ISBN 9781600787843

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Oct 2012)

Price: $19.95
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The story of the winningest coach in Syracuse history

Identifying the sources of Basketball Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim’s fierce competitive drive and loyalty to Syracuse, this fascinating study of the record-setting coach details everything from the effects of his small town upbringing in upstate New York to the years the team fell just short of the title. The book examines the people who shaped Boeheim as an individual and a coach, the great players he has led, and his incredible devotion to raising money in hopes of eradicating cancer—which claimed both of his parents' lives and threatened his own. This revised paperback edition includes a section about the tumultuous and exciting 2011–2012 season, in which the Orange dealt with allegations against former assistant Bernie Fine while maintaining the No. 1 rank for several weeks and advancing to the Elite Eight.

Author Biography

Scott Pitoniak is a magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University who has received more than 100 journalism awards. He has been named one of the top columnists in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors and is the author of 10 books, including The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Buffalo Bills. He lives in Rochester, New York.


Color Him Orange was mentioned in a article titled "Boeheim turned loyalty into legend."
Scott Pitoniak, author of Color Him Orange, interviews live with Bill Spaulding for WAER-FM.
Color Him Orange was featured with a video Q&A with author Scott Pitoniak on
Color Him Orange was excerpted on the Yahoo! Sports site ThePostGame.

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