September 30, 2014

Green Bay Phoenix had to scramble for a game

The Green Bay Phoenix men’s basketball team was scheduled to play in the HBCU Tip-

Brian Wardle

Brian Wardle

Off Championship in Atlanta next week.  But that tournament has been cancelled and it left the Phoenix looking for a replacement.

Green Bay will now open its season against NCAA Division II Northern Michigan on Nov. 9 at the Kress Center on the Green Bay Campus.  The Resch Center was not available because of the WIAA Girls State Volleyball Championships.

It’s the second time Green Bay has had to play a regular season game at the Kress Center.  They opened the 2010-11 season against Minnesota-Duluth at the on-campus facility.

AUDIO: Coach Brian Wardle on the schedule change :19

Scheduling Northern Michigan gives the Phoenix a game before their Nov. 16 matchup against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Resch Center in Green Bay.