Mike Heideman, 70, former Phoenix men’s basketball coach, passed away over the weekend, surrounded by his family. The Wisconsin Coaches Basketball Association Hall-of-Famer was the recruitment coordinator and assistant coach for Dick Bennett in UW-Green Bay’s most prolific years. After Bennett’s departure, Heideman took over the program’s helm and guided the Phoenix to a 25-4 […]
WTAQ shared news of the passing of former Phoenix Head Coach Mike Heideman (men’s basketball).
“Phoenix men’s basketball coach Linc Darner has a great memory when it comes to his playing days at Purdue and a coaching career that’s included stops at schools such as Murray State, Lincoln Memorial University, Ashland University, St. Joseph’s and Florida Southern. When asked if he recalls a time when one of his teams didn’t have […]
It’s been a Fox Valley staple in the early spring for the past 50 years. The Holy Cross Men’s Open Basketball Tournament draws teams from all over the state to Carl Giordana Gym in Kaukauna. The draw, an opportunity to see former Phoenix favorites including Kenneth Lowe and Turner Botz. Fox 11 had the story.
Green Bay men’s basketball sophomore Kam Hankerson got some hometown ink in Hometown Life, March 16, following a big game in the Horizon League tourney.
Former Green Bay men’s basketball manager Tom Fox ’14 (Communication), now works for the MAC Tournament winner University of Buffalo. As the team’s video coordinator, that means the pressure is on to help the coaching staff get ready for the NCAA Tournament. A nice story follows, including how he got his D-I start.
Here’s a review of a new documentary featuring UW-Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes ’15 (Communication). “It’s impossible to watch the new documentary Chi-Town, from first-time feature-director Nick Budabin, without thinking of Steve James‘ great 1994 Hoop Dreams (also a first feature). Both movies focus on high-school basketball players from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago, following the up-and-down […]
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 […]
The Washington Post had much to say about “our Tony Bennett” the ’92 graduate and Phoenix Hall-of-Famer who played three years in the NBA and now is coach of the top-ranked team in the country — the Virginia Cavaliers.
After putting together a fantastic senior year, Green Bay men’s basketball player Khalil Small was recognized by being named to the Horizon All-League First Team and All-Defensive Teams, the league announced on Wednesday afternoon. Small, who ranked second in the Horizon League and led the Phoenix in scoring this season with 19.1 PPG in league […]