The new year has arrived with the Syracuse Orange basketball team facing a stretch of futility that in unprecedented for Syracuse fans and head coach Jim Boeheim after getting throttled by St. John’s, Boston College, and virtually any quality opponent that is put in front of them. Can the Orange turn it around? Why have things gone wrong? We take it all on with an expanded Big Five Topics (we go with 10 this week) and look at other frustrating seasons historically at Syracuse during Conner’s Corner Trivia.
After Saturday’s loss to Georgetown in the Carrier Dome, has Syracuse hit rock bottom? Has the move to the ACC hurt Jim Boeheim’s basketball program? Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner discuss the sorry state of the four-loss Orange and share our fondest memories of Dwayne “The Pearl” Washington.
The Upstate Orange Podcast will take the week off on Christmas Day next Sunday to return with our next live episode on January 1st at 9:15 pm EST.
Syracuse’s offense went into the tank on Saturday at the Barclays Center in the Orange’s first loss of the season at the hands of South Carolina. We discuss this team’s biggest weakness and look ahead to Tuesday night’s game in Madison, Wisconsin against the Badgers. Also, we discuss some of Boeheim’s best and worst shooting teams of all time during Conner’s Corner Trivia.
The Upstate Orange Podcast will take the week off next Sunday to return with our next live episode on December 11th at 9:10 pm EST.
On this week’s Upstate Orange Podcast Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner wonder if this year’s Syracuse team has any weaknesses? Also, are the Orange under-ranked at #18? Who is this team’s “go-to-guy”? Find out why the incoming freshman class of 2017 could be a point of concern and delve into the way Boeheim distributes minutes on his rosters during Conner’s Corner Trivia.