Jalen Carey

For a while now Syracuse, New York has had a reputation as a basketball city. Stars like Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara long with coach Jim Boeheim has propelled Syracuse Unviersity Men's basketball to the forefront in Central New York. This week on The Best of WAER Sports Podcast, Dana Grey tells us that there is a new show in town, and it's Syracuse Women's Basketball.

Also this week, Jim Boeheim is known for being a coach who expects a lot from his players. But, that style of coaching apparently isn't for everyone. WAER's Corey Spector compares the freshman struggles of Syracuse guard Jalen Carey to previous player who have left the program.


Students took a break from studying for finals on Saturday to cheer on Syracuse Men’s Orange Basketball (7-2) as it took on on former rival the Georgetown Hoyas (7-2). The Orange continues its streak after overcoming a 13-point deficit going into the second half and finishing the game with a narrow 72-71 win.

Syracuse Falls to UCONN at the Garden

Nov 16, 2018

As students begin to file out to travel home this weekend, the quickly approaching Thanksgiving holiday not only signifies the beginning of cancelled flights and forced family fun, but it also signifies the start of college basketball’s “Feast Week.” Over this next week, cities spanning from New York City to Maui host smaller scaled tournaments that feature the first true, competitive matchups of the season. For Syracuse, their first test came last night on a national stage in Madison Square Garden against the UCONN Huskies.