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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 […]

Join in the celebration of 50 years of Green Bay athletics

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Dick and Tony Bennett are first named to  ‘Most Influencial’ list The year 2015 marked the 50-year anniversary of UW-Green Bay. Four years later, campus and community is celebrating 50 years of Green Bay Athletics. The Athletics program was first established in 1969 competing at the NAIA and Division II levels before joining Division I […]

Green Bay hosts first gear-up game this Friday, free t-shirts to first 400 students

Green Bay Athletics is hosting its first GB Gear-Up Game of the 2019-20 season this Friday (Sept. 6) as the women’s soccer team welcomes Northern State for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The first 400 UW-Green Bay students in attendance will receive a FREE 50th-anniversary t-shirt to celebrate classes being back in session and Phoenix athletics […]

Green Bay’s Jessica Lindstrom enjoys dominant first pro season

“If anyone was shocked former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay basketball star Jessica Lindstrom was named MVP of the Global Women’s Basketball Association championship game earlier this month, it certainly wasn’t those who know her best. Lindstrom and winning always seem to come as a package deal. “I don’t think anyone in our department was surprised […]

Former Phoenix women’s basketball players GLO-ing after championship

Jessica Lindstrom

Wisconsin GLO, composed of many former Green Bay women’s basketball team members, finished 14-0 and secured the Global Women’s Basketball Association championship, Sunday, August 12, 2019. The team defeated the Flint Monarchs, a three-time defending league champion, 80-78, at the Menomonie Nation Arena. Former Phoenix Jessica Lindstrom (Elementary Education) ’18, was named the playoffs’ most […]