Before you throw up your arms in disgust, hear me out.
There are several things that are staples in Central and Upstate New York - halfmoons, greens and tomato pie, hiking and camping the Adirondacks, cheering on the Orangemen, running the Boilermaker. Everyone rants and raves about it all; how great the food tastes or how fun the great outdoors is.
Syracuse Orange stars Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney knew playing basketball from a wheelchair would be hard, they just didn't know how hard. They soon found out at the Celebrity Wheelchair basketball game to benefit Sitrin.
You could argue over whose incredible late season surge has been more surprising or impressive, but the Syracuse Orange men's and women's basketball teams are each headed to the Final Four in their respective NCAA Tournaments.