A pair of Chicago natives, Greg Mays and Keifer Sykes, led the Phoenix to win over Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night at the Resch Center.
The Green Bay Phoenix improved their home winning streak to seven games with a rout of Milwaukee on Saturday afternoon, and improved to 4-0 in the conference.
Led by the Lukan sisters, Green Bay avenged the Penguins' sweep of the Phoenix from a year ago with a 66-43 victory.
The Green Bay Phoenix got off on the right foot in Horizon League play with a convincing win over Wright State in the conference opener. That's thanks in part to big nights from Jordan Fouse, and Keifer Sykes.
Keifer Sykes nearly outscored visiting Drake by himself in the opening half (20-18) as Green Bay (7-2) opened up a big halftime lead, and the senior’s teammates used impressive defense down the stretch to make sure it held up in a 64-48 victory at the Resch Center on Saturday afternoon
Despite a tough shooting night from the floor, the Green Bay women’s basketball team gutted out a 53-43 win over visiting Wisconsin on Saturday night at the Kress Center.
Green Bay (5-1) led wire-to-wire against Minnesota-Duluth on Monday night at the Resch Center, with three players in double figures. Green Bay’s defense was a major factor all game, forcing 16 turnovers on the night as the Phoenix routed the Bulldogs 78-52 in non-conference basketball action. The victory gives the Phoenix its best start since 1990-91.
Holding East Carolina without a point for the opening 7:48, Green Bay jumped out to an early lead and posted a wire-to-wire 66-49 victory on Monday afternoon in the first game of the Gulf Coast Showcase at Germain Arena. Senior Greg Mays scored a team-high 15 points and senior Keifer Sykes added 12 to lead the Phoenix.
Benefiting from a career-high performance by Tesha Buck, the Green Bay women’s basketball team cruised to an 84-52 victory over Duquesne on Saturday afternoon at the Kress Center in its home opener.
Keifer Sykes has secured an honor unprecedented in the history of the Green Bay men’s basketball program, as the senior has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50. The Wooden Award is handed out annually to the top college player in men’s basketball.