Syracuse University basketball

Stop us if you've heard this one before: this is Syracuse's most important game of the season. After falling in four of its last five games, Syracuse takes a trip down to Louisville for its last chance to knock off a ranked opponent in the regular season. Hosts Brendan Mortensen, Owen Valentine and Ben Shulman take a look into the number 11 Cardinals and any chance the Orange have. Syracuse has been on the verge of snagging a big win, can they get it done tonight?


As the conference season dwindles away for Syracuse Basketball, resume building victories are few and far between, especially after a 97-88 loss to Duke last weekend. On this week's episode, hosts Brendan Mortensen, Owen Valentine and Ben Shulman are joined by Jack McMullen to break down what went wrong against the Blue Devils and take a look at what the rest of the season has in store. 


Jim Boeheim isn't one to make changes in his lineup. Our hosts debate whether that should change, and which players should be seeing different minutes. Plus, a a look at the late January stretch of games for the Orange with hosts Brendan Mortensen, Owen Valentine and Ben Shulman.


After a brief intermission, the Ostrom Avenue Podcast is back, and we've got a lot to catch up on. Hosts Brendan Mortensen, Owen Valentine, and Ben Shluman catch you up on all the Syracuse basketball action from Georgia Tech to Virginia. Has Syracuse done enough to convince us that they're a tournament contender?


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The Syracuse University Men's Basketball team prepares for its 5th Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with more than a few questions about how this season might play out.  While some players, coaches and fans believe the Orange's 19-13 record, and a winning 10-8 record in the tough ACC conference, are enough to ensure a bid to the NCAA tournament, that invitation is not engraved in stone just yet.

‘Cuse Looking for a Rebound Win at Home

Feb 8, 2019
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There is no doubt that it has been a roller coaster season for Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange. The Orange (16-7, 7-3) will face off against the Boston College Eagles (11-10, 2-7) tomorrow at the Carrier Dome. The Orange defeated the Eagles on the road a little over a week ago with a score of 77-71. The Orange will look to repeat that outing in front of the home crowd.

Orange Top Panthers in Pittsburgh

Feb 2, 2019
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The Syracuse Orange (16-6, 7-2 in the ACC) defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers (12-10, 2-7 in the ACC) by a score of 65-56 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Following a nine points loss in the Carrier Dome in January, the Panthers were looking for a chance to redeem themselves, but Syracuse was ready to reclaim their victory on the road.

The Orange have now one back to back conference road games after a devastating loss to #10 Virginia Tech.

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  It was a rough night for the Orange (14-5, 5-1 Atlantic Coast) in Blacksburg, Virginia with a 78-56 loss against No. 10 Virginia Tech (15-3, 4-2).

After a 21-point loss against No. 11 North Carolina, Virginia Tech was looking for some redemption on their home court — and that’s exactly what they got.

Virginia Tech is the third best three-point shooting team in the country. And that was a big part of the game. With its formidable offense, it became clear early in the game that Syracuse needed to step up its defense to stay in the game.

In the mid 1980s Tim Green was cheered for his highlight plays on the football field. Still a local legend, this past year Tim was diagnosed with ALS. This week on The Best of WAER Sports Podcats, James Colgan tell us that Tim still maintians the same fight and determination from his collegiate days.

Also this week, they might not be a household name like Simmons or Boeheim but the Belbey brothers have made quite the impact on Syracuse University athletics. WAER's Noah Eagle has the story of how this group of brothers have left their legacy on the program.


Syracuse University Basketball fans will always remember the 2003 team that won the Men's College Basketball National Championship. That was the year Carmelo Anthony became a household name. Today, he's still being talked about but as WAER's Drew Carter  explains, the tone has shiftedly greatly.

Also this week, Syracuse University Football has been a pleasant surprise to many this year. Prior to the start of the year WAER's Anthony Mazzini says the team receieved some motivation from an unlikely source. Listen to find out who inspired the SU football team.

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