Syracuse finally gets a marquee win over #6 Florida State in the Carrier Dome on Saturday but they still have a lot of work to do before Orange fans can get excited about Selection Sunday. Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about it on Sunday morning’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast along with some fantastic 1980’s Syracuse basketball trivia.
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.
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.
Syracuse point guards Frank Howard and John Gillon looked fantastic in the Orange’s opening win against Colgate on Friday night. We talk about the season opening win, some great Orange assist tandems from the past, Matthew Moyer’s redshirt decision and what we can expect from Tyler Roberson’s senior campaign.
Join Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner as they return for another season of Syracuse basketball and look at the 2016-17 Orange. Who will man the point this season? Which newcomer will have the biggest impact? Who will log the most minutes in the center of the zone? We discuss these questions and more, including the first installment of Conner’s Corner Trivia of the season.