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Seniors end careers with most wins in GB history

Posted on March 8, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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Green Bay's loss in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals to UIC marked the end of the most successful four year period in the program’s Division I basketball history.

It also marked the end of the colleg...

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Double bye to semi-finals still within reach

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


When the Green Bay Phoenix fell in overtime to the Cleveland State Vikings last Friday night at the Resch Center, any hope to host the Horizon League Tournament in Green Bay for a second consecutive season went out the window.


However, after the Vikings were tripped up Sunday afternoon by the UWM Panthers in Milwaukee, hope remain...

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GB suspends Henry Uwadiae "indefinitely"

Posted on February 20, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Green Bay sophomore Henry Uwadiae has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team policy, the team announced Thursday night.



The 6’ 11” center from Nigeria has scored a total of 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to go along with 15 blocks so far this season in 89 minutes of action....

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Video: Top 5 Dunks 2013-2014

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Green Bay Phoenix had plenty of high flying dunks this season.  To be exact, the Phoenix dunked the ball 97 times, according to GB's SID Andrew Gavin.  That's over 3 dunks per game!  In our first video of the off-season, we countdown our five favorite, plus a few a others.


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GB one win away from regular season crown

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

When Green Bay hosts Valparaiso on Thursday night at the Resch Center, they will be able to accomplish something no Phoenix team has been able to do since the 1996 season: win at least a share of the regular season Horizon League championship. 

By sweeping their two game Ohio road trip last week, Green Bay (21-5 overall, 11-2 conference) ha...

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GB hopeful McKinnie can play again this season

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Before the 2013-2014 season started, many Phoenix fans had high hopes for Al McKinnie.  The 6-8 forward from Chicago transferred in to Green Bay after a very successful sophomore season at Eastern Illinois, averaging 10.2 points and 7.0 rebounds in 23.8 minutes per game for the Panthers.  An effective scorer, his 56.7% field goal percentage was good for 2nd in the Ohio Valley Conference in 2011-2012, and...

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Bennetts put GB on the map

Posted on December 2, 2013 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Prior to becoming a Division I program in 1982, the Green Bay Phoenix had an incredibly successful Division II program, reaching multiple Final Fours and finishing National Runner-up in 1978 and 1979.  When Division 1 college basketball began for GB in that 1982 season, like with most programs making the transition, it was a bit of a struggle.  After going 14-13 in head coach Dave Buss' final season as head coach, the Phoenix followed that up with a pair of 9-19 s...

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GB up to #15 in Mid-Major poll

Posted on November 25, 2013 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Green Bay Phoenix moved up to number 15 in the latest Mid-Major Top 25 poll this week, up six spots from 21 a week ago.  A thorough dismantling of Minnesota-Duluth helped the Phoenix move up the poll as Green Bay notched a 92-57 victory behind Alec Brown's triple double, the third in program history.

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GB vs BCS at the Resch

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

When the brand new Resch Center opened in 2002, the first college basketball game was the Green Bay Phoenix vs the Wisconsin Badgers.  That day, a sell out crowd 9,750 saw the trio of Kirk Penny, Freddie Owens, and Devin Harris lead the #25 ranked Badgers to a blow out victory over Green Bay, 69-52, in Tod Kowalczyk's first season as Phoenix head coach.

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Championship expectations for 2013-2014

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

For the first time since the 1995-1996 season, the Green Bay Phoenix are the preseason favorites to win the Horizon League.  Conference media members, coaches, and sports information directors voted the Phoenix as the favorite to win the league championship at the annual Horizon League Media Day in Chicago.  Green Bay was also na...

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