(VGreg Mays scored 20 points and Keifer Sykes added 19 points and nine assists to lead the Green Bay Phoenix to a 78-55 win over Illinois-Chicago at the Resch Center on Tuesday night. It’s the 9th straight home court victory for Green Bay.
Sykes has now scored in double figures in 32 straight Horizon League games and in 59 of the last 61.
Mays hit 10 of 15 shots from the field. Two of the ten were dunks, giving him 100 dunks in his Phoenix career.
Sykes season high nine assists moved him past Frank Nardi into fourth place on the schools all-time list with 474. The program’s all-time leader in free throws made 11 of 13 to reach 500 in his career (509).
The Phoenix ( 16-4, 5-1 HL) shot 50.9% from the field for the game and held UIC to 36.5% and 1 of 10 three-pointers.
Green Bay welcomes Valparaiso (18-3, 5-1) to the Resch Center on Friday in a battle for first place in the Horizon League.
Following is coach Brian Wardle’s post game press conference.