The test against Syracuse, when both teams were ranked in the top 10, was disappointing on several fronts. Through January of last year, ‘Nova was a legitimate Final Four contender, having been ranked as high as No. 2 in the country and receiving several votes for the top spot. But by the time the game rolled around, ‘Nova had a pedestrian 3-3 record over its previous six games and the matchup would serve as a good measuring stick to see if the struggles were just a blip on the radar, or something more.
Ryan is currently a junior broadcast journalism major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He was the executive producer of CitrusTV’s pregame show “‘Cuse Countdown” for a year before taking on the sports director role at CitrusTV, Syracuse University’s entirely student-run TV studio. He took some time recently to talk to us about SU sports as well as tell us a little more about CitrusTV.