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.
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.