A look back at an improbable run to the Final Four for the Syracuse Orange and a look ahead at the potential roster in 2016-17 in the season finale episode of the Upstate Orange Podcast on FingerLakes1.TV.
In a special edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast, streamed live from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about Jim Boeheim’s improbable run to the Final Four in Houston after upsetting #1 seed Virginia on Sunday night.
Is there another coach-school in the country that has more haters in the media or general college basketball fan base than Syracuse? Jim Boeheim has them all eating their words as the Orange is headed to the Sweet Sixteen in Chicago with a chance to go to the Elite Eight for the 3rd time in the past five years.
The wait is over and the ‘Cuse is in the house! Syracuse was announced as a #10 seed in the Midwest on Sunday night’s Selection Show on CBS. The Orange will face Dayton on Friday afternoon and suddenly ‘Cuse Nation as hope. Join Jim Sinicropi, Brad Conner & Kevin Korzeniewski as they react to Syracuse’s brackets, discuss the first round match-ups, and pick the winners of each region.
With an unfavorable matchup in the ACC Tournament’s opening round, could the Syracuse Orange be looking at just two more games in their season? Will the second game be in the NCAA Tournament or NIT? Does Syracuse need to beat Pitt this week to earn a bid to the Big Dance? These topics and some nostalgic Big East Tournament trivia on the Upstate Orange Podcast.
We talk about the careers of Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney and evaluate the Syracuse Orange squad heading into March and the ACC & NCAA Tournaments.
This week we focus on Syracuse’s 1996 Final Four team during Conner’s Corner Trivia and we talk about whether or not Syracuse will reach 20 wins before the ACC Tournament.
Malachi Richardson and Tyler Lydon may be the best freshman duo since Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara. Recap wins over Florida State and Boston College and take a look at the home stretch as the improving Orange make a push towards March. Also, some great Syracuse trivia involving jersey numbers on Conner’s Corner.
The Syracuse Orange are back on the NCAA bubble after going 2 and 4 over their recent road trip. This week, we discuss Syracuse’s big win against Duke at Cameron and their Sunday night loss to Virginia. Also, find out how you can help SU legend Dwayne “The Pearl” Washington.
With Jim Boeheim back at the helm after a nine-game NCAA imposed suspension, the Syracuse Orange win their first two ACC games of the season in convincing fashion. How will they fare coming up on the road against Duke and Virginia?
Jim Boeheim returned to the sideline on Saturday after a 9-game NCAA imposed suspension but the 6th ranked North Carolina Tarheels spoiled the homecoming after another late-game Orange collapse. How much of an impact will Coach Boeheim’s return have on the struggling Orange and what is the ceiling for this team. Also, can you name the top 10 best free throw shooters in the Boeheim era?
Syracuse fans suffered through a pair of second half collapses this week as the Orange open up ACC play at 0-2. We discuss if there’s hope for this team to turn it around or if this will be among the worst teams in the Boeheim era. Can you name the top 5 worst teams of the Boeheim era? Speaking of Boeheim… how much of the team’s poor play can be attributed to his absence?