Local news covers UW-Green Bay men’s basketball Coach Will Ryan’s introduction

On Thursday, June 11, new UW-Green Bay’s men’s basketball Head Coach Will Ryan was introduced with a live press conference and interview from Titletown Tech. Local media outlets covered the events.

News Coverage:

Will Ryan introduced as the UWGB men’s basketball head coach | WBAY

UWGB’s Will Ryan: It’s ‘special’ to get first D1 head coaching job in home state | NBC 26

Green Bay Phoenix introduce new coach Will Ryan | Fox 11

Green Bay Phoenix introduce Ryan as new head coach | WFRV

Bo Knows: Legendary Badgers coach believes son is a good fit for UW-Green Bay | NBC 26

You may know him as “legendary Badgers coach Bo Ryan,” but these days, he identifies more as “proud father Bo Ryan.”

Bo’s son, Will Ryan, was recently announced as the head basketball coach at UW-Green Bay. He will be officially introduced on Thursday.

“We’re just extremely proud,” the college basketball hall of famer said. “Knowing that there’s only 350 or 60 Division I head coaching jobs in the country and the fact that he has one now… that’s a pretty good feeling.”

Source: Bo Knows: Legendary Badgers coach believes son is a good fit for UW-Green Bay | NBC 26

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus men’s basketball players receive post season honors and get ready for next game

A few UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Wombat men’s basketball players have received post season honors from the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC). Delvin Barnstable was named WCC Eastern Division first team all-conference, Myreon Gant was named WCC Eastern Division second team all-conference and Michael Berger was named WCC Eastern Division all-defensive team.

The Wombats will play in the WCC semi-finals versus UW-Milwaukee, Waukesha on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 8 p.m. at Just a Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. The winner will advance to the championship game on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.

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UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus men’s basketball finishes 11-13, players named all-conference

The UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus men’s basketball team has ended its season with an 11-13 record overall. The team was led by Head Coach Chuck Nelson. Congratulations to Alex Sturtz, named to the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC) second team all-conference and defensive player of the year. Mason Ellis and Damen Trice were each named honorable mention all-conference.

 

 

Green Bay women’s basketball raises nearly $6,000 for Ribbon of Hope

A victory over Oakland on Sunday, Feb. 16 was not the only thing worth celebrating for the Green Bay women’s basketball team. The team and its fans helped raise nearly $6,000 through an online jersey auction and dash for cash, to benefit Ribbon of Hope, an organization dedicated to assisting individuals in Northeast Wisconsin who are battling breast cancer.

Former Phoenix star and alumnus expands The Driveway basketball facility | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Alumnus Ryan Borowicz, former Green Bay men’s basketball player, opened The Driveway basketball facility in 2016, and he is now expanding it. “The facility is for people and groups of all ages, from youth programs looking to provide more opportunity for players to the adult seeking a more entertaining way to get a workout in.” More via Former UWGB star Borowicz expands The Driveway basketball facility | Green Bay Press-Gazette. 

Phoenix Phenoms registration now open

Phoenix Phenoms registration is now open! Phoenix Phenoms is a basketball clinic for girls from third to eighth grade; the clinic is Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 from Noon to 2 p.m. Registration is $40, which includes other benefits such as meeting the team and coaching staff at the clinic, a free t-shirt, free admission to one phoenix home game, letters from Phoenix players, a pocket schedule, a chance to win a spot on the team bench for a home game and the possibility to spend time with the team at a Green Bay Volleyball match. More information about the clinic and the registration form can be found here. Please note, space is limited. It is recommended to register by Sept. 25, 2019 to secure a spot.

Questions can be directed to Nellie Schafer at schafern@uwgb.edu.

Borseth named Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee | High School Basketball | madison.com

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Induction ceremony is scheduled for Sept. 28, 2019 in Wisconsin Dells. Included on the list of inductees is UW-Green Bay women’s basketball Head Coach Kevin Borseth. See more via Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association announces full list of Hall of Fame inductees | High School Basketball | madison.com.

Press-Gazette story features UW-Green Bay alumni, former Phoenix basketball players

UW-Green Bay alumna and former Phoenix basketball player Sam Terry has been added to St. Norbert women’s basketball staff. Terry was brought on the staff by St. Norbert College women’s basketball coach Amanda Leonhard-Perry, who is also a UW-Green Bay alumna and former Phoenix basketball player. Leonhard-Perry also served as the assistant coach of UW-Green Bay’s women’s basketball team. “After I was done playing myself, I wasn’t ready to say goodbye to basketball. The ability to lean on coaching to keep basketball in my life has been one amazing journey and something I am extremely grateful for,” says Terry. Read the full Press-Gazette story.