Syracuse's crowd at the Carrier Dome holds up signs during a timeout

Orange Watch: November a big month for Syracuse basketball, football

We’ve always looked forward to the one crossover month of the year (once in a while you can throw in December) when both Cuse football and hoops are (usually) playing meaningful games for different reasons, in this instance football in its challenging stretch run to become bowl eligible, and basketball to fine tune its rotation with three new (fulltime) starters against an equally testing early schedule.