The Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team broke into the A.P. Top 25 for the first time this season, coming in at number-23.
The Phoenix have a pair of Top 25 wins this season, including Saturday’s victory over previous number-23 Marquette. The Golden Eagles have fallen out of the Top 25 this week.
The Phoenix enters the poll with a 7-1 record. Their only loss came in the Cancun Challenge against 2017 National Finalist No. 7/3/ Mississippi State.
Green Bay currently boasts the top statistical defense in the country, allowing 45.4 points a game to start the season. Among the schools first eight games, four of their opponents had taken part in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.