Tag: men’s basketball

Déjà vu: 30 years ago Tony and Dick embraced after leading the Phoenix to its first NCAA Tournament

Bennet embrace, then and now

Phoenix fans will remember the embrace… March 5, 1991. Father and son. All-star and head coach. Tony and Dick Bennett. When the final buzzer had sounded, the Phoenix had taken down Northern Illinois, 56-39, in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament Championship, to win its first-ever trip to the Big Dance. While the frenzied, standing-room only crowd […]

Cohen’s game-winning shot sends Phoenix to CIT championship

Men's Basketball team celbrating

Congratulations to the Green Bay men’s basketball team! In dramatic fashion, the Phoenix advanced to the Championship of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament on Thursday, April 4, 2019 with an overtime win over Texas Southern. Senior Sandy Cohen III hit a shot with 1.5 seconds in overtime for the 87-86 win at the Kress Center. Green Bay […]

Former UW-Green Bay basketball coach Dick Bennett and alumnus Tony Bennett reflect on Final Four journey

Former UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett has offered reflection on his son Tony Bennett, UW-Green Bay alumnus, and how he is leading Virginia to the Final Four. “The Cavaliers aren’t Dick Bennett’s team, but they’re his boy’s team,” the article offers. Read more.

Video: Phoenix mentioned by Micheal Strahan on ‘Strahan and Sara’ show

UW-Green Bay got a national shout-out by Michael Strahan on the “Strahan and Sara” Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Strahan was plugging his alma mater, Texas Southern, and since the team was playing against UW-Green Bay in Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) Tuesday, the Phoenix was also mentioned. Fortunately for Green Bay, his “good luck” wishes fell on […]

GB men’s basketball advances to CIT quarterfinal, hosts CSU Bakersfield Friday at Kress

Sandy Cohen III Men's Basketball

Green Bay men’s basketball dominated Florida International, 98-68, in the second round of the CIT on Tuesday evening (March 26, 2019) to advance to the quarterfinals. The Phoenix (19-16) will host CSU Bakersfield (18-15) at the Kress Center for a 6 p.m. tip time on Friday (March 29) evening. Senior Sandy Cohen III nearly notched a […]

Green Bay men’s basketball advances to CIT quarterfinal after blowout win

Green Bay men’s basketball won against Florida International 68-98 in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) and now is advancing to the CIT quarterfinals. UW-Green Bay will be hosting CSU Bakersfield at the Kress Events Center on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. Read more.

Phoenix men’s basketball to host second-round CIT game, Tuesday, March 26

The Green Bay men’s basketball team is the only D-I Wisconsin team left playing in the post season and has the rare opportunity to host  a second-round game, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Green Bay hosts Florida International in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) at 7 p.m. The Green Bay Press-Gazette has the full story.