Jeff has covered Massachusetts Minutemen basketball for The Maroon and White and The Daily Hampshire Gazette. He has also written for The Daily Orange. Jeff is an Amherst, Massachusetts native, and graduated from Syracuse University in 2006. Follow him on Twitter @jeffreyirvine.
If Syracuse wants to finish the season strong, they would be wise to continue feeding Christmas in the low post and finding Grant at the top of the key. They can’t score, after all, if they don’t get the ball.
Historically, a Syracuse team that loses as much talent as departed from last year’s Elite-Eight squad can expect to win far fewer games the following season, perhaps just 22 barring a Wesley Johnson-esque surprise.
Midnight Madness may be months away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start to figure out the personality of next year’s Orange based on how the team has performed in the past. Here are three (possibly) surprising predictions.
After one of the best seasons in school history fell short of the Final Four, Syracuse fans have been left to speculate on what the cards hold for next year. Unfortunately, the team will probably be worse.