Tag: men’s basketball

Incredible postseason journey for men’s basketball comes to an end

Green Bay men’s basketball ended its postseason strong with finishing as the runner-up in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT). The CIT championship game, taking place on Thursday, April 4, 2019, saw the Phoenix fall to Marshall 90-70. This was the first postseason championship game in program history. Read more at greenbayphoenix.com.

Fans cheer on men’s basketball in CIT championship

There was lots of excitement surrounding the Green Bay men’s basketball team making it to the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) championship on Thursday, April 4. Fans of the team gathered to cheer on the Phoenix. “There is always support for the team, that is why everyone wants to come out and watch.” See more from WIXX.

Phoenix men finish long postseason as runner-up in CIT championship

Green Bay men’s basketball finished as runner-up in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) championship game on Thursday, April 4, 2019 falling to Marshall at 90-70. During this long postseason journey, the team made program history. Read more from Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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 […]