With only 8 scholarship players available to Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, does he have any options available to turn to when things aren’t going the Orange’s way? We recap a great win against Wake Forest and an equally poor loss at Clemson. Will the real Syracuse team please stand up? In Conner’s Corner Trivia, a test of your knowledge of Syracuse jersey numbers and we discuss Syracuse’s scholarship problem if Thomas Bryant chooses to take his talents to the hill.
The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team tried to get things back on track with wins over Colgate and Long Beach State at the Dome and will face Cornell on New Year’s Eve before forging ahead into the ACC schedule. We talk all about it, predict the outcome of our ACC season, discuss Jim Boeheim’s autobiography, and tackle some Orange Trivia.
This week we discuss the heartbreaking loss at Villanova in Philadelphia on Saturday and discuss if there is any chance for this team to maximize their potential and turn around their season heading into 2015. Also, an interesting fact about former Orange great Pearl Washington.
The Syracuse Orange survived a late rally from Louisiana Tech in the Carrier Dome on Sunday evening to snap a 2-game losing skid. How happy are Syracuse fans with the win? Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner discuss if Kaleb Joseph should start, if Trevor Cooney is better than we thought, and why Tyler Roberson may be the missing piece. Also, in Conner’s Corner Trivia, can you name the out-of-conference opponents Syracuse basketball has beaten the most in their history?
Dave Barnick is in-studio to talk about two Syracuse losses over the past week, on the road at Michigan and at home to St. John’s. What can Jim Boeheim do to get this team on the winning track heading towards the ACC schedule. Also, test your knowledge of SU basketball history with some great Orange trivia and do you still root for the old Big East teams?
Recapping the week in Syracuse Orange men’s basketball and previewing the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Two wins for ‘Cuse this week over Holy Cross and Loyola and Syracuse is set to visit Michigan on Tuesday night and host St. John’s on Saturday.
On Sunday night’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast we recap Syracuse’s two games at Madison Square Garden and give bright spots and low points from the loss to California and the win over Iowa. Some great Orange Trivia and our first ever Syracuse fantasy draft, and we question if this team might ultimately end up in the NIT.
Join Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey and Brad Conner as they get ready for another season of Syracuse Orange basketball. Will the freshmen and emerging sophomores fill the void left by the exit of Tyler Ennis, C.J. Fair, and Jeremi Grant? Can Rakeem Christmas step up and lead this team in his senior season? Can Trevor Cooney hit the rim consistently on a three point shot? These questions answered, along with some great Orange trivia on the season premiere of the Upstate Orange Podcast on FingerLakes1.TV.