December 19, 2014

UWGB clinches Horizon League title

It’s been a long time since the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men’s

Alec Brown

Alec Brown

basketball team has won a regular season league title.  The drought came to an end on Thursday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay.

The Phoenix knocked off Valparaiso 67-53 at the Resch Center, clinching at least a share of the Horizon League title and earning the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament in March.

Keifer Sykes scored 19 points and Alec Brown added 14 points and eight blocked shots in the win.  Brown has 301 career blocks and is now nine shy of setting the Horizon League record.

The Phoenix (22-5, 12-2 HL) avenged a 15-point loss to the Crusaders earlier this season.