Tag: men’s basketball

Men’s basketball 2019-20 schedule features primetime Saturday home games | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Green Bay men’s basketball program released its 2019-20 schedule, which features home games against Division I teams on Saturday nights for the first time since 2014. The Phoenix will play seven games at the Kress, up from four last season, and eight at the Resch Center. The Kress schedule includes Horizon League foes Northern […]

Virginia coach, GB alumnus, Tony Bennett turns down hefty raise at Virginia

Tony Bennett’s reputation is about as pristine as possible as college basketball coaches go, and that was before his Virginia team turned in a whale of a comeback story, winning the 2019 national championship after a historic first-round loss one year earlier. This news certainly doesn’t detract from the type of person he appears to […]

Green Bay men’s basketball program hosts clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters

“Big Brothers Big Sisters got a treat on Tuesday. Bigs and littles were treated to a basketball fundamentals clinic with the Green Bay men’s basketball team. 12 children and their mentors got to learn from some of northeast Wisconsin’s best. Players say they love this opportunity to give back. ‘We can have a positive effect […]

Sandy Cohen to play for Cleveland Cavaliers in Summer League

“Sandy Cohen III is getting the chance to make his NBA dream a reality. The former Seymour and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay star will play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Summer League next month. He accepted the team’s invite on Monday and will join the organization Thursday. The Cavs participate in two summer […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus recounts Phoenix basketball memories at Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena

UW-Green Bay alumnus and former men’s basketball player Ryan Borowicz ’99 (Biology) recounts cherished memories of Phoenix basketball games at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena in an article by WIXX. “When I was a kid, basketball was a big part of my family and we had season tickets to the Phoenix games when they really were […]

Tony and Dick Bennett to play golf at famed golf club because of father-son wager

UW-Green Bay alumnus and former Phoenix basketball player Tony Bennett and his father, former Phoenix men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett, will be playing a round of golf at the Augusta National Golf Club, per a wager the father-son duo made: if Tony made it to the Final Four, Dick would agree to play at Augusta. Read […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett and company win National Championship

One last congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett on leading his team to the NCAA National Championship Monday night. Here’s a few links to local and national coverage. Virginia, Tony Bennett make NCAA national championship a father and son reunion, USA Today Virginia wins OT thriller against Texas Tech to claim first national championship, NBC […]