There was lots of excitement surrounding the Green Bay men’s basketball team making it to the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) championship on Thursday, April 4. Fans of the team gathered to cheer on the Phoenix. “There is always support for the team, that is why everyone wants to come out and watch.” See more from WIXX.
Green Bay men’s basketball finished as runner-up in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) championship game on Thursday, April 4, 2019 falling to Marshall at 90-70. During this long postseason journey, the team made program history. Read more from Green Bay Press-Gazette.
UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett, head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers, has led the team to the Final Four. Phoenix Head Coach Linc Darner sent Bennett a congratulatory message after Bennett’s Cavaliers defeated Darner’s alma mater, Purdue. Read more.
UW-Green Bay men’s basketball Hall-of-Famer and one of Green Bay’s favored “sons” Tony Bennett has led the Virginia Cavaliers to the Final Four for the first time in decades. Read more.
Former UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett has offered reflection on his son Tony Bennett, UW-Green Bay alumnus, and how he is leading Virginia to the Final Four. “The Cavaliers aren’t Dick Bennett’s team, but they’re his boy’s team,” the article offers. Read more.
UW-Green Bay got a national shout-out by Michael Strahan on the “Strahan and Sara” Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Strahan was plugging his alma mater, Texas Southern, and since the team was playing against UW-Green Bay in Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) Tuesday, the Phoenix was also mentioned. Fortunately for Green Bay, his “good luck” wishes fell on deaf ears as Green Bay downed Texas Southern to advance to the CIT championship. See the video.
Green Bay men’s basketball won against Florida International 68-98 in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) and now is advancing to the CIT quarterfinals. UW-Green Bay will be hosting CSU Bakersfield at the Kress Events Center on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. Read more.
The Green Bay men’s basketball team is the only D-I Wisconsin team left playing in the post season and has the rare opportunity to host a second-round game, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Green Bay hosts Florida International in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament (CIT) at 7 p.m. The Green Bay Press-Gazette has the full story.
The UW-Green Bay women’s basketball team achieved its 1,000th win in program history last week. The team is currently in second place in the Horizon League heading into the last week of regular-season play. Read more.
Krash the Kress is the “Big Game” of Homecoming 2019, and it’s free for UW-Green Bay students! Alumni and UW-Green Bay friends and family are encouraged to take part in the fun too! The Green Bay men’s basketball team will be playing rival Milwaukee on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at 7 p.m. at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Center. A tailgate party will take place in the Kress Center East and West Gyms from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. to get everyone ready to cheer on the Phoenix! The UW-Green Bay Pep Band, Green Bay cheerleaders and Phlash will be there too. There are also art and music events surrounding Homecoming. Krash the Kress registration includes:
- Your game ticket
- Great tailgate food
- Two beverage tickets good for Bud products or soda
- An “epically awesome,” Homecoming t-shirt
- Fun swag to cheer on the team
- Lots of drawings for fantastic prizes, including a semester of tuition valued at $4,000 for a student in attendance!
Be sure to register for Krash the Kress and other Homecoming activities.