Category Archives: Cal

Sweet again!

The Syracuse defense, when thrust upon poor, unsuspecting souls who have minimal preparation time, can be deadly. You saw it last night. On an evening when the Orange played far from their sharpest offensive game, the zone completely befuddled the entire Cal roster (and coaching staff), propelling SU back to the east coast for their [...]

Thanks, North Carolina

In case you haven’t been paying attention, UNC went 2-5 in January and are now a half-game out of last place in the ACC. So, I would like to thank them for being ranked so highly when SU beat them, in order to kick-start the buzz about the Orange program and the team’s confidence in [...]

Go time

In a few hours, the Syracuse Orange resume their quest to defeat cancer by tipping off against Cal at the Garden. I don’t think anyone knows what to expect from this game. Cal has great shooters but hasn’t yet faced this type of smothering defense; conversely, SU had not yet had to guard a team [...]