For the ninth-straight year, the Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team will enter the season as the Horizon League preseason favorite, as announced by the league office during its media day event on Wednesday.
Coach Kevin Borseth’s team received 29 of the 30 first-place votes in the poll and accumulating 299 points to lead the nearest school (Detroit Mercy) by 46. The Phoenix return four of five starters from a year ago. Green Bay’s defense ranked ninth in the country last year, allowing 48.6 ppg in league play and 52.2 ppg overall.
Detroit Mercy came in second in the preseason poll, bringing back nearly everyone from last year’s squad. [Read more…]