The Green Bay women’s basketball team will host the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Kress Center. The game will also feature a halftime wiener dog race and the DigiCopy Trading Cards giveaway. Green Bay Athletics and Happily Ever After Animal Sanctuary (HEA) have partnered up for a Pet Supply Drive during the game. Fans who bring in a pet supply item will receive a free ticket voucher to the upcoming UW-Parkside game. Learn more.
Julia Hartwig, Janesville Parker senior standout and UW-Green Bay recruit, is ending her season early due to a shoulder injury. Hartwig is scheduled for surgery and has been given a six-month recovery period. Read more.
Green Bay men’s basketball player JayQuan McCloud’s journey has been one filled with adversity, but he’s now ready to show that his hiatus from basketball has allowed him to come back stronger than ever. “JayQuan is a guy that can score in a bunch of different ways,” says Head Coach Linc Darner. “He gives us a threat on the perimeter and we look forward to having his experience and skill set this season.” Read the full story.
Former Green Bay All-American and Phoenix Hall of Fame member Jeff Nordgaard will have his No. 33 retired at the men’s basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Resch Center. Nordgaard joins Tony Bennett as one of the only two players to receive this honor. The retired number ceremony for Nordgaard will take place at halftime.
UW-Green Bay alumnus Jeff Nordgaard’s stellar basketball career almost didn’t happen, the Press-Gazette reports. As a freshman, Nordgaard determined he wasn’t good enough to be an impact basketball player and considered going to another school to play football instead. However, he stayed with the UW-Green Bay basketball team and is now the second player in team history to have his number retired. The retiring ceremony will take place during halftime at the men’s basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. Read more.
The Green Bay Basketball Coaches Show, held on select Tuesdays throughout the 2018-19 basketball season at Green Bay Distillery, has returned. The show will be hosted by the voice of Phoenix men’s basketball, Brian Kuklinski, and will feature both basketball head coaches Kevin Borseth and Linc Darner. Student-athletes will also make special appearances throughout the season. Learn more.
Eau Claire North High School inducted UW-Green Bay alumna Hannah (Quilling) Iverson ’12 (Human Biology) into the Husky Athletics Hall of Fame. Quilling-Iverson played on the Green Bay women’s basketball team and served as the director of player development for the program. The Leader-Telegram has the full story.
UW-Green Bay alumna Megan Lukan ’15, who played on the women’s basketball team, was recently featured in a women in sport symposium. Her talk was titled “Preparation Meets Opportunity: A Journey to the Olympics.” Read more.
Amari Davis, a Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) senior guard, has announced his commitment to the Green Bay men’s basketball team. In Davis, the basketball team will gain “a talented 6-foot-3, 175-pound combo guard.” The Green Bay Press-Gazette has the story.
Green Bay Athletics and its athletics multimedia rightsholder, Learfield, has announced a new flagship radio partner for Green Bay basketball through the 2020-21 athletic season. Starting this season in 2018-19, all UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball games will air live on either WDUZ 107.5 FM and/or 1400 AM The Fan.