Syracuse finally gets a marquee win over #6 Florida State in the Carrier Dome on Saturday but they still have a lot of work to do before Orange fans can get excited about Selection Sunday. Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about it on Sunday morning’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast along with some fantastic 1980’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.
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.
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.
In a special edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast, streamed live from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about Jim Boeheim’s improbable run to the Final Four in Houston after upsetting #1 seed Virginia on Sunday night.
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.
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?
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.