Champions! Women back in NCAA Tourney

The UW-Green Bay women’s basketball team left no doubt as to who would take the automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament for the Horizon League Sunday afternoon, as the Phoenix utilized a key 12-0 run in the first half to cruise to a 65-41 win over in-state rival UW-Milwaukee in the championship game of the 2009 Speedway Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship. UW-Green Bay returns to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since its second round appearance in 2007. Its trip to the Big Dance is the team’s 12th straight postseason appearance and 10th trip to the NCAA Tournament in program history. The Phoenix will await its fate when pairings for the 2009 NCAA Championship are announced live Monday, March 16, at 6 p.m. on ESPN. The team will gather at The Woods for the selection show.

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