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?
Just 24 hours after the final buzzer sounded in Syracuse’s loss to Dayton, Jim Sinicropi, Dave Barnick, Matt Verkey and Brad Conner are in-studio to talk about the disappointment as we try to make sense of the Orange’s early exit and look ahead to next season. Also, some college basketball trivia, a rant on the “classy” Coach K, memories of C.J. Fair, and was this a successful season?
To the 30,000+ viewers/listeners who tuned in live, watched on YouTube or downloaded our show on iTunes this season, thank you! We’ll see you again in October!
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.
After Tyler Ennis hit a miraculous buzzer-beater to lift Syracuse to 24-0, we compare the super-frosh to Pearl Washington, another Orange freshman phenom with a legendary last second heave. Also, C.J. Fair hits two of the most clutch jumpers you’ll ever see and Syracuse survives one of the biggest hurdles in the gauntlet that is their home stretch in the regular season.
The most highly anticipated regular season game is next for the Syracuse Orange as the Duke Blue Devils invade the Carrier Dome on Saturday night. Which team is better prepared to handle the big stage? Also, how well do you know your Duke trivia, what can the individual Orange players improve upon in the month of February, and how important is it that the ‘Cuse wins on Saturday?
This week, a bonafide Duke fan, Kevin Korzeniewski and Dandy Dave Barnick of FL1 Sports sit in-studio to talk about the loss of Dajuan Coleman, the efficiency of Tyler Ennis, the top rebounders in Syracuse history, when Boeheim went to man-to-man defense against Pitt, and whether or not it’s good to take a loss before getting too deep into the season.
Chelsea Steinruck & Amanda Webb from the Waterloo girls varsity basketball team are in-studio to talk about their season on their day off from school for Martin Luther King Jr. day. Also, the Super Bowl is set and the Syracuse Orange roll on after their win over Pittsburgh on Saturday in the Carrier Dome.
The Syracuse Orange are 17-0 and our most familiar ACC foe, Pittsburgh is coming to the Dome on Saturday. We talk about Syracuse’s wins over North Carolina and Boston College, give our all-time Pittsburgh Panther players, and talk about potential Carrier Dome renovations and more.
This week we look back at Syracuse’s recent victories and get nostalgic, one last time, as Villanova comes to the Carrier Dome on Saturday ahead of our ACC Conference schedule. We evaluate our big men, and discuss how quickly perception has changed regarding Trevor Cooney. Merry Christmas ‘Cuse Nation!
A recap of Syracuse’s victory over Indiana in the Orange’s first ever Big Ten – ACC Challenge on Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. Did you enjoy the infomercial for Syracuse basketball as much as Dan Dakich and Mike Tirico did bringing it to you? Also, why Syracuse is the best team in the country right now, our preferences for future out-of-conference opponents and how well do you recall the Orange’s participation in cross-conference “challenge” games?
After watching Jim Boeheim’s Syracuse Orange move to 7-0 with three straight wins against major conference opponents at the Maui Invitational, we ask if this team is better than we thought they were. Also, can you name the top ten free throw shooters of the Boeheim era? Join Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner for 80 minutes or wall-to-wall Syracuse basketball talk including a shopping list for this year’s team from Orangemen past.
Talking Syracuse Orange Basketball as Jim Boeheim’s squad prepares to head way out west for the Maui Invitational next week. Join Matt Verkey, Zac Young, Brad Conner and Jim Sinicropi as they discuss what the Orange needs to improve on to take home the Maui crown. Also, who would you rather have at point guard, Tyler Ennis, Lazarus Simms, or Scoop Jardine. I think we’d all take Michael Carter-Williams if we had a choice. Join us for an hour full of Syracuse hoops.