Tag: Athletics

NCAA tournament: Minnesota catches fire, ends UWGB’s season

The Statesman Journal covered the Green Bay women’s basketball team’s end to a terrific 2017-18 season. “The Phoenix was rolling, up by 13 points in the third quarter Friday and looking to advance in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. At that moment, Minnesota caught fire and dominated most of the second half to eliminate the […]

Former Phoenix star Tetschlag named to WBCA 30 under 30 list

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its Thirty Under 30 honorees last week. Former Phoenix women’s basketball standout Kayla Tetschlag was named to the list. The WBCA Thirty Under 30 presented by Marriott Rewards® program was created to recognize 30 up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches age 30 and under at all levels of the game. […]

Congratulations to the Green Bay women’s basketball program

Congratulations to the Green Bay women’s basketball program on another sensational season. The team finished 29-4 on the year, falling 89-77 to the University of Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament last Friday. The loss wraps-up another highly successful season for Green Bay, which captured its 20th-straight regular season title and 16 league tournament titles. The […]

Best basketball? Gophers and Phoenix says MPRnews

One Minnesota sports writer said you shouldn’t miss the Phoenix/Gophers game. “If you hitch your wagon to a certain big-time men’s college basketball team from our region, there’s not a lot to cheer about as the rest of the nation goes all March Madness. The Gophers, Hawkeyes and Badgers were too ugly to get an […]

Dave Hansen introduces Senate resolution honoring Phoenix women’s basketball

Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) announced today that he recently introduced a resolution in the State Senate with Senator Rob Cowles (R-Allouez) honoring the Phoenix women’s basketball team for its accomplishments on and off the basketball court. “This really is an amazing program and these are very talented and accomplished young women,” said Hansen adding […]

Sykes’ journey detailed in ‘Chi-Town’

We will be hearing more about the new documentary featuring former Phoenix men’s basketball player Kiefer Sykes ’15 (communication)…. “‘Chi-Town, ‘the first feature-length documentary by veteran television director Nick Budabin, follows Sykes from a 17-year-old battling for playing time on his high school team to a 24-year-old professional basketball player who has already cashed checks […]

Green Bay women draw Minnesota in Oregon, game time is Friday, 4 p.m.

“Green Bay women’s basketball coach Kevin Borseth was dreaming of a trip to Hawaii, but Oregon will have to do,” reports USA Today Network’s Scott Venci. “UWGB received a No. 7 seed and will play No. 10 Minnesota in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday in Eugene, Oregon, after brackets were released […]

Green Bay signee, Oskey, named Miss Basketball 2017-18

Green Bay women’s basketball signee, Hailey Oskey (Seymour, Wis.) has been named Miss Basketball 2017-18 by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. The 5-10 senior wing led Seymour (Thunder) to a 23-2 record this season. She averaged 18.6 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals per game for the Thunder — unbeaten in the Bay […]