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    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Clemson preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 44:42

    John and Dan take a look at where things could go right and wrong for Syracuse football vs. Clemson. Also, let's just give Sean Tucker 44 on Friday, ACC Media Day takeaways for Orange men's and women's hoops, and of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Wake Forest preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 53:13

    John and Dan recap the Syracuse vs. Florida State game a bit, then evaluate just how well (or not) this Orange men's basketball season could go. Then it's a bunch of SU vs. Wake Forest thoughts, plus beer, and other assorted nonsense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Florida State preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 44:21

    John and Dan talk Syracuse football vs. Florida State ahead of this Saturday's matchup, and while Vegas says the Orange are underdogs, there are also some real reasons to believe they can win at Doak Campbell. Also, what went well vs. Liberty, more Sean Tucker 44 talk and SU men's basketball's latest recruiting addition. Plus beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Liberty preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 39:00

    This week, John and Dan talk about Syracuse's game vs. Liberty and if it's possible for the Orange to exact some revenge for last year's loss. Also, key matchups within the game, stopping Malik Willis, just going ahead and giving Sean Tucker 44. And beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse vs. Albany preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 45:24

    John is joined by special guest Andy Pregler to discuss Syracuse's upcoming game vs. Albany, why coaching is such an issue for the Orange at this point, and what's missing from this staff's approach. Also, COVID concerns, beer and a Marvel discussion around Shang-Chi and Hawkeye. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Rutgers preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 37:11

    John and Dan discuss some brief takeaways from Syracuse's win over Ohio, then what didn't land for John Wildhack's minimal apology regarding women's basketball on Wednesday. In the second half, it's all Orange vs. Rutgers talk, and even entertaining how this matchup could actually favor SU due to the resurgent run game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Ohio preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 45:22

    John and Dan talk about everything you need to know for Syracuse football's week one matchup vs. Ohio, and why this game is likely to be very close. Also, what's surprising about the depth chart, which former Orange players made NFL rosters and of course, some beer as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football 2021 season preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 66:19

    John and Dan are excited to dive into their favorite episode for eight years running, the Syracuse Orange football season preview! But before that, a quick conversation about Kamari Lands and Orange men's basketball recruiting, plus "The Alliance" between the ACC, Pac-12 and Big Ten. The rest -- nearly an hour -- is everything you need to know about the upcoming Orange football season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: ACC Coastal Division 2021 Football Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 44:05

    John and Dan talk about Landon Morris's departure from Syracuse football and what it could mean for the Orange offense's greater issues. Also, Quadir Copeland's commitment, plus previewing the ACC Coastal Division.. And beer talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: ACC Atlantic Division 2021 Football Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 56:31

    John and Dan get to relive Boeheim's Army's championship one more time, talk Olympics and how Jerami Grant may be on a pretty fun Pistons team next year. Also, it's the Atlantic Division preview, minus Syracuse. So you get to hear plenty about the Orange's six division-mates, and what's ahead for all of them in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Boeheim's Army TBT Championship Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 49:03

    John and Dan take a look at Boeheim's Army's journey to this point, and what's ahead in the TBT final vs. Team 23. Also, a little more about Coach Q's resignation and what's next for Syracuse women's basketball. And conference realignment follow-ups. And the Knicks and Mets. And of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Conference realignment-palooza

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 58:04

    John and Dan take what feels like a trip back to 2010, as they dive into the current conference realignment storm to assess what's happening, why it's bad for the sport and what the ACC can do to strengthen itself. Also, the Big 12's rough spot, limited Big Ten options and why this time's conference realignment rules are different. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Which aspects of Syracuse football are poised for improvement?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 35:22

    John and Dan talk about the areas where Syracuse football seems pretty likely to improve in 2021. Also, Boeheim's Army, missed recruiting opportunities, beer and other Orange topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: How'd we like Marvel's Black Widow?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 41:16

    John and Dan talk about the latest Syracuse football news on the recruiting trail. Also, some thoughts ahead of TBT starting this weekend (though not for Boeheim's Army - that's another week out). So they spend some time discussing Marvel's Black Widow and beer, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Is Syracuse football recruiting going well?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 43:30

    John and Dan talk about all of the recent Syracuse football commitments, plus the commitments that didn't happen... then wonder aloud if this is working. Also, they dig into SU running backs and the current quarterback situation, plus the Coach Q allegations from last weekend. Also, beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse summer recruiting update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 34:37

    John and Dan talk about the various Syracuse men's basketball and football recruiting updates from the last week or so, and what that means for upcoming classes. Also, the Orange are facing Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, we discuss the rigors of the non-conference schedule and some beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Boeheim's Army TBT Bracket Early Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 47:15

    John and Dan discuss the TBT bracket now that it's out, and the road ahead for a retooled Boeheim's Army squad. Also, what's going on with Syracuse football recruiting, the SCOTUS ruling across the bow of the NCAA, and Dan getting some Nets disappointment off his chest. Also, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Which vintage Syracuse games do you wish TNIAAM was around for?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 48:39

    John and Dan discuss the pre-TNIAAM Syracuse games they wish TNIAAM was around for. Also, discussing the good and bad of an expanded College Football Playoff field, Willie Tyler decommitting from Orange football, and MLAX's new assistant hire. Also beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: What's next after Syracuse lacrosse coaching changes?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 45:04

    John and Kevin talk what's next for Syracuse men's and women's lacrosse now that both are getting new coaches. Also, was the move sexist? How does SU make it less so? And comparing the reactions to Orange fans with regard to John Desko, and how they view Jim Boeheim. Also, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Coach K's impending retirement & what it means for Jim Boeheim

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 47:44


    In light of Coach K's retirement announcement following 2021-22, John and Dan talk about what it means for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, and how the long-time Orange coach is the last of his era. Also: Orange women's lacrosse season recap (and big expectations going forward), NBA discussions and some Syracuse "would you rather?" conversations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse women's lacrosse Final Four preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 51:20

    With Dan unavailable, John's joined by TNIAAM's Andy Pregler to talk about how Syracuse women's lacrosse made the Final Four and their chances to win the national championship. Also, there's discussion around Orange men's basketball scheduling and Marvel's Phase 4. Did John and Andy like the Eternals trailer? You'll find out soon enough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Is women’s lacrosse Syracuse’s most stable program?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 46:16

    In light of this weekend' Syracuse women's lacrosse win, John and Dan talk about the program's stability vs. the rest of the athletic department -- plus the early stages of a conversation around what that means for John Wildhack. Also, Orange alums in the NBA as the playoffs get started. And yes, the recent men's lacrosse disaster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men’s/women’s lacrosse NCAA Tournament preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 46:32

    John and Dan talk about brackets the day after Selection Sunday for Syracuse men's and women's lacrosse. They talk about the solid draws for both teams, plus Orange quarterback battles, SU football on TV and the NBA. There's also beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men’s/women’s lacrosse postseason push

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 48:07

    John and Dan talk about Syracuse men's and women's lacrosse and how they're moving in opposite directions. Also, the growing issues for Jim Boeheim's program, positive results from the NFL Draft and of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse NFL Draft, plus big women’s basketball questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 52:57

    John and Dan return to discuss the NFL Draft, the benefits of having three defensive backs chosen, and where Andre Cisco, Ifeatu Melifonwu and Trill Williams may fit best. Also, women's basketball program questions, men's basketball's putting together a tough non-conference slate, and of course, beer. Also, we close on some The Falcon and the Winter Soldier talk, for those that don't want to stick around at the end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Transfer rules and how Syracuse's rotation is shaping up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 44:12

    With John out this week, Dan is joined by TNIAAM men's basketball editor James Szuba to chat about the NCAA transfer rule and Jimmy Boeheim's addition to Syracuse's roster. Also, next year's Orange rotation, Coach Boeheim's recent comments and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's lacrosse end-of-season outlook

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 48:55

    John and Dan look at the last three games on Syracuse men's lacrosse's schedule and the Orange's NCAA Tournament outlook. Also, the discussion around Alan Griffin's departure, Orange football foes for 2024 and the NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Constructing Syracuse men's basketball's roster for 2021-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 49:50

    John and Dan take a look at how to construct the Syracuse men's basketball roster for next year, what sort of players might fit, and how Cole Swider and Symir Torrence could contribute. There's also a discussion around football recruiting luck, men's and women's lacrosse directions, and of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse Transfer SZN

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 51:31

    A couple days after the Syracuse men's basketball team lost to Houston, we look at what went wrong, the lineups that worked this year, and why lacking Robert Braswell next year could pose some issues. Also: women's basketball is going to need a lot of transfer additions this offseason, the men's team may also. And a very short spring football lookahead. Plus beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse Sweet 16 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 55:27


    John and Dan are joined by special guest (and fellow Syracuse alum) Kevin Brown to talk Orange men's basketball vs. Houston. Kevin shares his extensive knowledge about the Cougars, talks how SU could manage a win in the Sweet 16... and also, how they might not. There's also some Midwest region talk, some quick notes on women's basketball (given the UConn matchup and all), and beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's & women's basketball NCAA Tournament preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 50:49

    John and Dan preview Syracuse men's and women's basketball's respective NCAA Tournament roads ahead. Things lead off with the terrible draw for the women's squad, then a conversation around how far the men's team can go. To close, you get some upset picks for your own bracket, too. Also, there's beer, as always. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's & women's basketball bubbles, seeding conversations

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 50:20

    John and Dan are joined by TNIAAM women's basketball writer Sara Stanley to get the rundown on where things stand with Coach Q's squad as they wait for Selection Monday. Then, it's men's basketball bubble talk, jokes and garbage, and of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse and ACC men’s basketball program tiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 53:38

    John and Dan talk before Syracuse vs. North Carolina on Monday, so avoid directly discussing that. Instead, they focus on the future of Orange men's basketball, where the program sits in terms of ACC tiers, and who's the most likely head coaching hire. Also, binge-watching sports as a concept. And beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: What's Going Wrong for Syracuse in Real Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 46:16

    John and Dan host this week's podcast during the Syracuse men's basketball game vs. Duke, when things were already pretty out of hand. There's a discussion about what's not working there, why it shouldn't have surprised after the Notre Dame game, and then what's ahead for the Orange with just two games left. Also, football staffing and quarterback play. And beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Okay, let's try previewing Syracuse vs. Louisville again

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 57:34

    John and Dan talk about the recent adjustments Syracuse men's basketball has made, what they'll need to do in the stretch run, and how beating Louisville is key to making the NCAA Tournament. Also, there's beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: What are Syracuse men's basketball expectations?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 53:18

    John and Dan talk a little bit about the Clemson loss before assessing what realistic expectations should really be for the Syracuse men's basketball team. There's also an NC State preview, evaluation of California mascots, some Orange football recruiting, and some quick commentary around the Super Bowl. Also beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse vs. Louisville preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 55:54

    John and Dan preview Syracuse men's basketball's upcoming matchup with Louisville and look at recent Orange women's hoops results. There's also football talk around National Signing Day, offensive line coaching candidates and the 2021 schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: What may not be working for Syracuse basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 50:53

    John and Dan react to Syracuse's bludgeoning at the hands of Virginia in real time. Also, what's not working for the Syracuse men's basketball program? What makes a blueblood? Is the SU women's team falling short of expectations? And of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse vs. Miami preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 49:35

    John and Dan preview the Syracuse men's basketball team's upcoming game vs. Miami, what on earth happened against Pitt and why something like it may or may not keep occurring. Also, Orange football staffing changes, the Mets, the Nets and beer talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse vs. North Carolina preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 59:05

    John's joined by TNIAAM basketball editor James Szuba and long-time contributor (and apparel commentator) Andy Pregler to talk plenty of Syracuse. There's the men's basketball team's game vs. North Carolina, recent offensive struggles, football transfers and athletic #BRAND merch. Also... the usual craft beer talk, plus some extra speculation about Marvel's WandaVision. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's basketball season resumes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 51:26

    John and Dan are back to talk Syracuse men's basketball's return to play, Justin Lustig's replacement, the College Football Playoff and why hoops isn't working. RIP Floyd. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's basketball is pausing again

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 51:43

    John and Dan record the final episode of this accursed year. There's a pretty heated conversation about how bad the College Football Playoff is. Then it's all Garrett Shrader-to-Syracuse talk and a discussion around the Orange men's basketball pause (and all the good things that have happened so far this season). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football early signing period preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 54:54

    John and Dan discuss everything you wanted to know in advance of the early football signing period on Wednesday and who's still out there for Syracuse. Also, plenty on men's basketball and how the Orange offense is firing on all cylinders. Beer too, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse vs. Rutgers preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 44:14

    John and Dan recap Syracuse football's loss to Notre Dame and why there's some good we can take from it -- and even this disastrous season. Plus, offseason staff changes we'd like to see and previewing the Orange men's basketball team's matchup against Rutgers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse’s disaster weekend recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 58:31

    John and Dan recap some disastrous returns for Syracuse men's basketball and football this past weekend. Additionally, there's talk about what it all means (if anything) and beer (as always). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse men's basketball 2020-21 season preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 59:00

    John and Dan are joined by TNIAAM hoops editor James Szuba to preview every aspect of the Syracuse men's basketball season -- from this year's changes, offensive strides, defensive concerns and the rotation for 2020-21. Also, there's some football conversation, because we have to talk about it before the NC State game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Louisville preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 47:30

    John and Dan open up with an extensive conversation around Elijah Hughes's NBA Draft landing spot, how the NCAA botched the return of college basketball, Syracuse's schedule as it stands, and Orange football's game vs. Louisville on Friday. And beer, of course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse's biggest questions for the rest of 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 52:14

    John and Dan discuss the good and bad of Syracuse's 16-13 loss to Boston College last Saturday. There's also big questions and concerns for the rest of 2020, what needs to occur in 2021 and of course, some beer as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Boston College preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 48:21

    John and Dan discuss what's gone wrong for Syracuse football, what could go right with a QB change, Saturday's game against Boston College, and of course, plenty of beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Wake Forest preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 46:40

    John and Dan talk about what was a pretty enjoyable first three quarters of Syracuse's game against Clemson, the Orange's matchup against Wake Forest, and beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Podcast: Syracuse football vs. Clemson preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 62:01

    John and Dan have to talk about the many things that went wrong for Syracuse vs. Liberty, the other bad losses these past couple decades, how this all reflects on Dino Babers's job and even a little (stressing "little") about the Clemson game. And of course, beer. Which you'll need. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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