The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and UW-Green Bay, both members of the Horizon League athletic conference, will not host fans during games in December due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the league announced Wednesday. Source: UWM, UW-Green Bay basketball won’t host fans in December, Milwaukee Business Journal
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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.
The Wombat Boys Basketball Camp will take place on June 17-20, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus. Boys in second through fourth grade will be attending the camp from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and boys fifth through eighth grade will be 10 a.m. to noon. Learn more.