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.
Syracuse dropped their second game in the last three on Sunday at Madison Square Garden to St. John’s. We talk about what went wrong, if Mike Hopkins is to blame in Boeheim’s absence, and take a look at the historic clip at which this year’s squad is chucking threes.
After a title at the Battle 4 Atlantis, Syracuse fans are revising their outlooks for the Orange’s prospects this season. Also, how good is Tyler Lydon and where will the help come from off the Syracuse bench?
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.
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.
We recap Saturday’s Syracuse-Duke game, talk about our most disappointing Orangemen ever, take a look at the best senior scoring campaigns during Conner’s Corner Trivia and wonder if Michael Gbinije can be the Orange’s go-to-guy next season.
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.
Syracuse gave a great effort against North Carolina on Monday night in Chapel Hill but ran out of steam late. What can you expect when you’re playing four deep? Can Boeheim work another miracle or are we looking at a 14 loss regular season?
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.
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?