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Boeheim's Run Started in Springfield

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On Nov. 26, 1976, Gerry Kalish, then a junior at Syracuse University, decided to go see the Syracuse basketball team’s season-opener against Harvard in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic in Springfield, Mass.

“I didn’t realize at the time,’’ Kalish said, “that I was watching a coach who would wind up with 900 career wins.’’

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