Syracuse University and Sharp Entertainment have teamed up to produce the most ambitious documentary ever created for a single college sports program. ORANGE GLORY: THE 20 GREATEST MOMENTS IN SYRACUSE BASKETBALL
counts down and brings viewers inside the most defining and iconic moments in one of college basketball's most storied programs.
This glossy, broadcast quality DVD covers everything from Syracuse's six-- overtime 2009 Big East Tournament victory against heated rival Connecticut to Pearl Washington's magical half--court buzzer beater to beat Boston College, to the "Louie and Bouie" era and, of course, the spectacular 2003 National Championship run.
A compilation of more than 50 interview subjects, hundreds of hours of conversations and thousands of hours of game footage covering five decades of amazing memories, ORANGE GLORY is the ultimate collection of stories from the players, coaches, pundits and fans sharing never before heard tales about the greatest moments in Syracuse basketball.
Reliving the moments are Syracuse Hoops' biggest stars, including Hall of Fame Coach Jim Boeheim and the players who were there: Carmelo Anthony, Jonny Flynn, Rony Seikaly, Roosevelt Bouie, Louis Orr, Pearl Washington, Dave Bing, Leo Rautins, Billy Owens, Derrick Coleman, Sherman Douglas, John Wallace, Gerry McNamara, Lawrence Moten, Hakim Warrick, Wes Johnson, Rafael Addison, Mike Hopkins and many others.
Also contributing are some of the biggest luminaries in sports broadcasting---- Bob Costas, Jim Nantz, Mike Tirico, Ian Eagle, Bill Raftery, Gary Apple and Len Berman, as well as the local voices of Syracuse sports including Bob Snyder, Mike Waters, Bud Poliquin, Scott Pitoniak and Brent Axe.
The DVD was produced by Sharp Entertainment, one of New York's largest and best--regarded television production companies. Sharp has many series and hits across the dial on every major network from the Discovery Channel, A & E, Travel Channel, TLC, Bravo, Food Network, VH1, etc. Among its shows are Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" and "Bert the Conqueror," TLC's "Extreme Couponing," VH1's "The Fabulous Life," and Discovery Channel's "Punkin Chunkin."
The President of the company is Syracuse born and raised Matt Sharp, a crazed Orange fan. With parents who were SU faculty members, he practically grew up in the Dome and experienced many of the moments on the DVD firsthand.
ORANGE GLORY: THE 20 GREATEST MOMENTS IN SYRACUSE BASKETBALL went on sale March 1, 2012. It can be purchased at local retail stores and ordered at ORANGEGLORY.COM. For further information please contact Andria Ortega at Sharp Entertainment at 212.994.2235 or Matthew Cullinan at Sharp Entertainment at 212.784.7758.