In our season finale episode, which has come much earlier than anticipated this year, we talk about Saturday’s loss to Duke, if Kaleb Joseph will ever be the answer at point guard, and we try our hand at some great Orange Trivia courtesy of the Professor, Brad Conner. Then, we name 5 positive things that came out of an otherwise disappointing Syracuse basketball season and predict where the program will be one year from now, on March 1, 2016.
With two regular season games in the books, both wins, we evaluate the Syracuse men’s basketball team roster and debate whether our halfcourt offense will be improved and if this is a great rebounding team. Then, we rank the eight Syracuse guards who have manned the point over the last 10 years. Also, Happy 70th birthday to Coach Boeheim. How many more years will he coach and after winning his 950th versus Hampton, how many more wins before he hangs it up?
This week we preview Syracuse’s first ever trip to Madison Square Garden as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Orange faces St. John’s in an out-of-conference game. We reminisce about the great ‘Cuse-Johnnie rivalry from the eighties. Does the fact that we aren’t in the same conference diminish the rivalry or is it the fact that the Orange has won every meeting since 2000? Also, which former Orange player would be a prime candidate to serve on Boeheim’s staff the next time a spot opens up? Join us for a solid hour of Orange basketball talk.
In our final episode of the season we take a look back at the Syracuse Orange’s 2012-13 campaign culminating in a run to the Final Four. Also, some great Orange trivia and a look ahead to Syracuse’s roster heading into next season. Who will back up Tyler Ennis at point guard? Trevor Cooney? Will Dajuan Coleman break out and is Jeremi Grant a lottery pick in next year’s NBA Draft?
Join Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner to talk about Syracuse’s run to the Sweet 16 and their upcoming showdown with Indiana. Also, some great Sweet 16 trivia and our favorite games from the opening weekend of the tournament.
Join us for a special Selection Sunday evening webcast featuring a round table of our hosts, Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey, Brad Conner and special guests Kevin Korzeniewski, Zac Young and Dave Barnick. We break down Syracuse’s draw and give our picks to win it all.
This week we recap the Syracuse-Georgetown game, if you want to call it that, and preview this week’s action at Madison Square Garden. What does the Orange have to do to make a run in New York City and secure a top five seed next Sunday? Also, some great Orange trivia centered around the Big East Tournament.
This week we take stock of the Syracuse Orange heading into their final Big East regular season game against Georgetown and then, their final Big East Tournament. What does this team need to do to make a postseason run? Also, can you name every starting center for Syracuse since Roosevelt Bouie?
In this week’s edition we talk about some unpleasant rumors we’ve heard surrounding the Syracuse basketball program. On the brighter side, is C.J. Fair a Big East Player of the Year candidate? Also, can we ever win at Pitt? If you’ve been paying attention to the Big East this season you should fair well in our Conner’s Corner Trivia segment.
An in-depth discussion of Jim Boeheim’s famous late-game slowdown strategy used to secure many of his 900+ wins. Also, can you name the 19 Syracuse players ever selected in the first round of the NBA Draft? We’ll give you a hint… the only one who Boeheim didn’t coach was Dave Bing. Also, a quick preview of Syracuse’s big weekend that includes a road trip to Pitt and then Big Monday back in the Dome against Notre Dame.
A huge week for the Syracuse Orange after beating then #1 Louisville at the Yum Center and then holding off Cincinnati in the Dome on Martin Luther King Day. Villanova is next in Philly with an early start on Saturday morning.
This week’s trivia question:
Can you name the 19 McDonald’s All-American who played for Syracuse?
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A huge slate of games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes Leagues to cover, a Ben Cratsley Triple-Double and our updated Power Rankings. Then Brad Conner joins to talk about Boeheim’s rotation, Syracuse’s poor shooting, C.J. Fair’s NBA prospects, and some fantastic historical Big East trivia. Join us for an hour that includes a big programming announcement about the future of the Upstate Hoops Podcast.