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  1. Green Bay gets signature win on the road against unbeaten No. 15 Miami

    Dec 6, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Deandre Burnett, Greg Mays

    Green Bay earned itself a signature win on the road at No. 15 Miami.

  2. Green Bay to pay tribute to fallen soldiers in Saturday’s season opener (VIDEO)

    Nov 12, 2014, 10:27 PM EST

    Green Bay Athletics

    Green Bay’s uniforms will feature the names of service men and women who lost their lives in action.

  3. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten possible ‘Cinderellas’

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    R.J. Hunter (AP Photo)

    Every year features teams that step forward into the national limelight. Here are ten to keep in mind in advance of the 2014-15 season.

  4. Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes maintains the chip on his shoulder

    Oct 28, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

    AP

    One of the nation’s top lead guards — on one of the best mid-major teams — is as hungry as he is entertaining.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can Green Bay take the next step, represent the Horizon League in the Tournament?

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Keifer Sykes (AP Photo)

    Expectations are high in Green Bay after a good 2013-14 season that ultimately fell short of the NCAA Tournament.

  6. Keifer Sykes repeats as Green Bay’s slam dunk champion (VIDEO)

    Oct 25, 2014, 10:07 PM EST

    Green Bay's Keifer Sykes (AP Photo)

    Keifer Sykes is one of the best dunkers in America, and he was at it again Saturday afternoon.

  7. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Mid-Major Power Rankings

    Oct 15, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Georgia St BYU Basketball

    The top 15 teams from outside the power conferences. What did we get wrong?

  8. Kerem Kanter becomes a late commitment to Green Bay’s incoming class

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:26 PM EST

    Terrence Payne/NBC Sports

    The younger brother of Enes Kanter will join the favorite to win the Horizon League.

  9. Green Bay announces departure of junior guard Lamin Fulton

    Jul 3, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Fulton, who played one season at Green Bay, will look to join a program closer to his hometown of Philadelphia according to the school.

  10. Green Bay, head coach Brian Wardle agree to new five-year contract

    Apr 17, 2014, 7:17 PM EST

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    After leading Green Bay to a 24-win season, head coach Brian Wardle’s been rewarded with a new five-year contract.

  11. Horizon League Conference Tournament preview: Can Green Bay finish off its great season?

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EST

    Greg Mays

    After last season’s thrilling Horizon League title game that saw Valparaiso close out Wright State with an 18-4 run to end the game, this year’s conference tournament should also be exciting as plenty of talented teams and plenty of talented players will take the floor. Green Bay, Cleveland State and Wright State will be the…

  12. Defense serves as catalyst for Horizon League leader Green Bay

    Feb 5, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

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    With senior center Alec Brown and junior guard Keifer Sykes leading the way, the Green Bay Phoenix entered the 2013-14 season with high hopes. After losing seven games by six points or less in 2012-13, another year of seasoning for the Phoenix had the potential to make a major difference in regards to their ability…

  13. POSTERIZED: Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes takes flight in win over UIC (VIDEO)

    Jan 19, 2014, 6:28 PM EST

    Green Bay's Keifer Sykes (AP Photo)

    Two days after picking up an important road win at Wright State, Brian Wardle’s Green Bay Phoenix found themselves on the ropes at UIC on Sunday afternoon. Despite being 4-0 in Horizon League play the Phoenix struggled with the winless (in conference play) Flames…until guard Keifer Sykes got going. Alec Brown led the way with…

  14. Green Bay grabs early Horizon League separation with win at Wright State

    Jan 17, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

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    Through 16 games entering Friday night’s important Horizon League tilt at Wright State, Brian Wardle’s Green Bay Phoenix have been one of the league’s best offensive teams. Green Bay entered the game ranked second in the conference in scoring (78.9 ppg) and field goal percentage (48.1%), with guard Keifer Sykes and center Alec Brown being…

  15. Despite having multiple scoring options Virginia needs more from Joe Harris

    Dec 7, 2013, 7:39 PM EST

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    With guard Keifer Sykes and big man Alec Brown leading the way, Brian Wardle’s Green Bay Phoenix are expected to contend for the Horizon League title this season. That fact meant that Tony Bennett’s return to his alma mater wasn’t going to be an easy one, with his Virginia Cavaliers looking to rebound from their…

  16. Late Night Snacks: No turkey hangover for Villanova, Arizona

    Nov 30, 2013, 2:23 AM EST

    Villanova Purdue Basketball

    GAME OF THE DAY: Villanova 63, No. 2 Kansas 59 In a day full of great games, Villanova knocking off No. 2 and previously undefeated Kansas takes the cake. The game was hardly pretty, but that doesn’t much matter to Jay Wright. In fact, it seemed like Wright’s game plan against Kansas was to play…

  17. Frank Kaminsky the difference as No. 20 Wisconsin holds off Green Bay

    Nov 16, 2013, 10:26 PM EST

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    At the end of the 2012-13 season the Wisconsin Badgers said farewell to Jared Berggren, Mike Bruesewitz and Ryan Evans, meaning that Bo Ryan needed some players to step in in the front court this season. One of those possibilities is 6-foot-11 junior Frank Kaminsky, who posted averages of 4.2 points and 1.8 rebounds per…

  18. Eastern Michigan faces another daunting non-conference schedule

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:00 PM EST

    Eastern Michigan v Purdue

    In Rob Murphy’s first two years as head coach of Eastern Michigan, the Eagles have seriously upped the rigor of their non-conference schedule. According to KenPom.com, Eastern Michigan’s non-conference strength of schedule was 276 in 2009-10 and 224 in 2010-11, but when Murphy arrived the strength of schedule was 106 in 2011-12 and 108 in…