Join Jim Sinicropi and “The Professor” Brad Conner for the season premiere of the Upstate Orange Podcast on Sunday morning at 10:00 am. Discuss the new look Syracuse basketball team as they begin the 2017-18 with a win over Cornell on Friday night, hear reaction to a recent article on Jim Boeheim that was published at TheRinger.com, and of course, some great Orange hoops trivia on Conner’s Corner.
After splitting a pair of games this past week against Virginia Tech and Boston College, Syracuse readies to face two ranked opponents this week. First, North Carolina on Big Monday, then, a visit to Notre Dame on Saturday. Is this the last chance for Syracuse to get their NCAA resume back-on-track? We talk all about it along with a fantastic segment of Conner’s Corner where we try our hands at some 1990’s Syracuse basketball trivia.
Syracuse University sophomore and FingerLakes1.com contributor Keith Bremer is in-studio to talk about the Orange basketball team’s dramatic turnaround over the past week, Jim Boeheim’s showdown with Bud Poloquin during Saturday’s postgame press conference, and what the future may hold for Frank Howard after John Gillon stakes a claim to the point.
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.
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.
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.
This week we react to Syracuse’s self-imposed postseason ban and talk about the impact the penalty will have on the program. We take a look back at the last time Syracuse was banned from the postseason and we discuss if next year’s team could be a national title contender.