Carmelo Anthony talks to Charlie Rose about Syracuse, Big East basketball

After appearing on one late night talk show earlier this month, former Syracuse forward Carmelo Anthony was in the national television spotlight again Wednesday night.

Fresh off of at 35 point effort in the Knicksâ?? 109-105 win over Golden State, Anthony sat down with PBS and CBS host Charlie Rose for a 38 minute discussion of his basketball career. Among the highlights: â??Melo spoke of his youth in Brooklyn and Baltimore, his childhood love of Big East basketball (he wanted to go to St. Johnâ??s!), the Olympics, and his NBA career.

Click on the link here to watch the entire interview. The parts pertinent to Syracuse and Big East basketball are at the beginning and about 8 minutes in.