Green Bay women’s basketball team breaks into Top 25
The Green Bay women’s basketball team broke into one of the national polls for this first time this season on Monday afternoon, coming in at No. 23 in the AP Top 25. The ranking comes as no surprise after Green Bay’s win over 23rd-ranked Marquette this past weekend, its second victory over a ranked opponent in a stretch of three games. The Phoenix enters the poll after eight games at 7-1, with its only loss this season coming in the Cancun Challenge when Green Bay took the floor against 2017 National Finalist No. 7/3 Mississippi State. Green Bay currently boasts the top statistical defense in the country, allowing a lowly 45.4 points per game to start the season. Considering to open the 2017-18 campaign Green Bay has already faced four teams that took part in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, it makes the stat all the more impressive. The national recognition and exposure has been a reoccurring theme for the Green Bay women’s basketball program, which has now been ranked at some point during the season in seven out of the last eight years.