The Syracuse University men’s basketball team is on the verge of a new season, just a half year removed from an appearance in the NCAA Final Four.
Despite some key losses – including Trevor Cooney, Malachi Richardson, and Michael Gbinije – the media that covers the ACC has high expectations for the Orange.
The voters ranked SU No. 5 in an ACC field that many – including coach Jim Boeheim – believe presents the deepest field of competition in some time.
“It’s really the deepest its been since I’ve been in the league,” Boeheim said.
The media may be looking at three solid transfers – Providence’s Paschal Chukwu, Nebraska’s Andrew White, and Colorado State John Gillon – to bolster SU’s roster.
Click on the player to listen to Boeheim’s media day comments.