CenterStage host Michael Kay interviewed Boeheim for the show in late September. The wide-ranging interview included topics such as how Boeheim succeeded former SU coach Roy Danforth, the famous story of Boeheim interrupting Rick Pitino's honeymoon to hire him as an assistant and send him on the road to recruit Louis Orr, what Bob Knight said to him after the loss to Indiana in the 1987 NCAA title game and his memories of New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin, who played football at Syracuse.
It's homecoming and FSU plays the ACC's newest bouncy ball team. They are not bouncy balling. Syracuse is in trouble.
In the end, whoever scores more points wins. So while it won’t pretty, and Boeheim is likely to pull out the remainder of his hair by the end of the season, I still think this Orange team will win and win often.
The No. 14 Syracuse men's cross country team won the NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday, Nov. 15 to earn one of 18 automatic bids to the NCAA Championships on Saturday, Nov. 23 in Terre Haute, Ind. The No. 19 women's team finished in third place and will learn its fate for the national championship race tomorrow by 3 p.m. on NCAA.com.
SU faces what may be the best team in the country Saturday in Tallahassee.
Beckett Wales appears to have lost his status as Syracuse's primary tight end to Josh Parris, part of a philosophical shift toward power running that has helped the Orange find a modest offensive rhythm in two straight wins.
The Maui field isn't as loaded as it usually is, but Gonzaga is currently ranked No. 15 in the Associated Press poll. And Baylor has entered the Top 25 at No. 22. Indiana isn't in the AP's Top 25, but the Hoosiers are ranked 23rd in the USA Today coaches' poll. Villanova is among others receiving votes in both polls.