October 25, 2014

Sykes wins 3rd weekly honor this season

Green Bay Phoenix junior guard Keifer Sykes has been named the Horizon League

Keifer Sykes

Keifer Sykes

Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season.

Green Bay returned to the Resch Center of its lone game of the week, knocking off Virginia 75-72.

Sykes eclipsed the 20-point mark for the sixth straight game, finishing Green Bay’s win with 21 points on 6 of 10 shooting.  Sykes also matched his career high with 10 assists.  He helped account for 16 of Green Bay’s 26 field goals in the win.

With seven career player of the week awards, Sykes is tied for fifth in Horizon League history, matching the effort of former Cleveland State standout Norris Cole.