Season preview: Phoenix men to take on Wisconsin, Virginia at home this season

The Phoenix men’s basketball team will play a couple of high-profile home games early on this season, taking on Wisconsin Nov. 16 and hosting Virginia Dec. 7. Those highlights were among those featured in a Wednesday (Sept. 4) Press-Gazette story that looks at the upcoming season and provides the team’s full schedule. “We are extremely excited about our schedule,” Coach Brian Wardle told the newspaper. “Our program played a challenging road schedule in the first few seasons to bring back quality opponents to the Resch Center, and we will again see the dividends this season with an entertaining home schedule.” Full story.