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Darner hopes experience can lead to more March magic

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo: Jose Juarez / Special to the Horizon League

After a stunning four victories in four days at the inaugural Motor City Madness last year, the Green Bay Phoenix mens basketball team will look to find March magic again this month at the Horizon League Tournament in Detroit.


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Anthony and Avery Brown will redshirt

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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Green Bay Phoenix head coach Linc Darner has said multiple times already this season that he loves the depth of his team, but that depth means minutes could be at a premium for some players towards the bottom of the roster.

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Future looks bright in Green Bay

Posted on March 28, 2016 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

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At this time 12 months ago, the Green Bay Phoenix men’s basketball program was in a state of uncertainty.

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NCAA tournament bound: Darner keeps his word

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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Linc Darner knew it even before he coached Green Bay in their first game this season: the only thing that mattered was getting the Phoenix back to the Big Dance.

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Can Linc Darner change GB's Horizon League Tournament fortunes?

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

It’s been exactly 20 years since the Green Bay Phoenix mens basketball team last made an NCAA Tournament appearance in 1996.

They’ve come oh so close in three consecutive seasons but ultimately were not able to get the job done. But it’s not just the coming ...

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New Year's wish list: better home schedule

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Alec Brown shoots a free throw in Green Bay's 2012 victory over Marquette

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With 60% of scoring gone, who will step up?

Posted on October 29, 2015 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

For many Phoenix fans, a lasting memory from last season is watching their team make just one field goal in the final 12:23 of the Horizon League Championship game loss at Valparaiso. Green Bay shot 16-53 (30.2%) from the floor and an abysmal 2-15 (13.3%) from beyond the arc in the 54-44 l...

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Linc Darner is Green Bay's new head coach

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Green Bay Phoenix finally have a new head coach.


On Friday, David Kaplan of Comcast Sports Net Chicago and WGN reported Florida Southern's Linc Darner would be the new coach of the Phoenix. That may have jumped ...

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