Keifer Sykes poured in 18 first half points and finished with a game high 23 to lead the Green Bay Phoenix (7-2) to a 64-48 win over the Drake Bulldogs at the Resch Center on Saturday.
Sykes also added four of Green Bay’s 14 steals, which is just two shy of the program’s single-game record.
Jordan Fouse scored 13 points and added a game-high eight rebounds and Carrington Love added 12 points and a career high seven assists in the Green Bay victory.
The Phoenix returns to the home court this Wednesday, hosting Morehead State at the Resch Center (7pm).
Green Bay women top Wisconsin
The Green Bay Phoenix women’s team got 17 points from Megan Lukan and knocked off in-state rival Wisconsin 53-43 at the Kress Center on Saturday night.
The Badgers pulled out last season’s matchup 65-61 in overtime at the Kohl Center, but the Phoenix rebounded Saturday and now has five wins in the last six games in the series with the Badgers.
The Phoenix (8-2) shot just 35% from the field and made only 1 of 19 three-point attempts. Their 53 points is a season low, 20 points below Green Bay’s season average. Wisconsin hit 34% from the field and only 3 of 21 from beyond the arc.