On this week’s edition of the Fresh Takes Podcast, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview the Oscars and give their picks for favorite movies of the year. Also, a preview of the big Duke-Syracuse match-up in the Carrier Dome on Saturday night and a recap of Sunday’s Daytona 500.
With Lousville and Duke coming to the Carrier Dome this week, it doesn’t get much bigger for the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team. ‘Cuse isn’t the only squad with big games this week as Mynderse and Waterloo boys and girls begin their quest for a Sectional Championship with opening and quarterfinal round games set for this week as well.
After a disastrous loss to Pitt in front of 30,000 loyal fans in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, can the Syracuse Orange still get to 20 wins? Also, our thoughts on the Syracuse fan base, the Roosevelt “Bowie” fiasco, Kaleb Joseph as next year’s starting point guard and our chances against Duke in Cameron later this week. Also, the top Orange double-double men of all-time, how Rakeem Christmas is stacking up against other ACC big men, and the 5 things we hate most about being in the ACC.
With three regular season games remaining, will the Syracuse Orange capture the top seed for the ACC Tournament? Also, who is upset with Coach Boeheim for his performance in the waning seconds of the Duke loss. Finally, grade the Orange on their recent two games on the road. Was the Maryland game a good win. All this, some Syracuse-Virginia trivia, and are ‘Cuse fans missing Louisville?
All those Orange fans who were hoping Syracuse would drop a game before the postseason got their wish on Wednesday night. How bad a loss was the overtime defeat at the hands of Boston College? What does this basketball team need to get in order ahead of their visit to face Duke at Cameron Indoor on Saturday. All this and some great Syracuse basketball trivia on the Upstate Orange Podcast.
Chris Marquart, motorsports writer for the Finger Lakes Times and host of The 31st Lap and Crash Course Podcasts is in studio with Harold Weber to talk NASCAR, local racing, Danica Patrick along with the Super Bowl and Syracuse’s big win over Duke.