Sykes, Carlino fall short in NCAA competition

Green Bay Phoenix senior guard Keifer Sykes drew high grades in the opening round of the NCAA Slam Dunk competition at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday night, then moved past the semifinals. The shortest player in the competition now had the attention of...

Sykes named AP honorable mention

Green Bay Phoenix senior point guard Keifer Sykes was named an honorable mention selection for the Associated Press 2014-15 All-America Team.  Sykes joins Tony Bennett as the only players in program history to earn the distinction in two seasons. It’s the second...

Green Bay’s season ends in the NIT

The Green Bay Phoenix saw their season come to an end in the opening round of the NIT on Wednesday night, falling to Illinois State 69-56. The Phoenix (24-9) led 31-24 at halftime, but the Redbirds (22-12) used a 10-0 run late to pull away for the victory. Green Bay...

Green Bay men secure spot in NIT field

The Green Bay Phoenix men’s basketball team hasn’t reached the NCAA Tournament since 1996.  But they did land a spot in the NIT field for the second straight season. Green Bay landed a spot in the 32-team NIT field last night.  The Phoenix (32-8) will play...

Green Bay falls to Valparaiso in HL Championship

The Green Bay Phoenix took a 39-31 lead over Valparaiso with 11:43 to play in the Horizon League Championship game.  Things went cold from there. Green Bay made just 1 of 14 shots from the field to end the game and fell to the Crusaders 54-44. Green Bay (24-8) was...

Green Bay shoots for Horizon League championship tonight

The Green Bay Phoenix men’s basketball team faces Valparaiso in tonight’s Horizon League Championship game (6 p.m. tip).  The Phoenix are playing in the title game for the first time in 17 years. Green Bay has won 48 games in the past two seasons, just one...

Green Bay’s Sykes repeats as HL Player of the Year

Green Bay Phoenix senior guard Keifer Sykes is the Horizon League Player of the Year for the second-straight season. Sykes becomes the first player since Detroit’s Rashad Phillips in 2000-01 to win back-to-back player of the year awards and the fifth player in...

Green Bay’s Sykes is HL Player of the Week

The Horizon League will announce its player and coach of the year awards, along with all of the other league honors this afternoon.  In advance of that announcement, the Horizon League named Preseason Player of the Year Keifer Sykes the Player of the Week for a record...

Sykes surpasses 2,000 points in Green Bay win

Keifer Sykes needed 19 points to reach 2,000 for his career.  He scored 21 in the first half and 36 for the game as the Green Bay Phoenix knocked off Illinois-Chicago 72-67 in Horizon League play. Sykes scored 12 of Green Bay’s final 14 points as he joined Tony...

Sykes shoots for 2,000 points tonight (AUDIO)

Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes shoots for 2,000 career points tonight when the Phoenix face Illinois-Chicago in Horizon League action. Sykes is one of four seniors on the Green Bay roster that hail from the Windy City (Greg Mays, Alfonzo McKinnie and Josh...

Mays scores career high 34 in Green Bay victory (AUDIO)

Senior forward Greg Mays had a career high 34 points, 26 of the 34 by halftime to lead the Green Bay Phoenix to a 96-76 Horizon League victory over visiting Detroit (12-17, 5-9 HL) at the Resch Center. Mays hit 8-of-12 field goal attempts and 10-of-12 at the free...

Green Bay battles Valparaiso for 1st place in Horizon League

Green Bay and Valparaiso are two of the three teams tied for the Horizon League lead.  The Phoenix and Crusaders will hook up tonight in a first place battle in Indiana.  The two teams share first place with Cleveland State entering play tonight. Green Bay won the...

Sykes buries game winner for Green Bay

Senior Keifer Sykes scored all 11 of his points in the second half, including the game winning jumper with 17-seconds left to play, leading the Green Bay Phoenix to a 63-62 win over the Youngstown State Penguins in Youngstown, Ohio. Sykes spent much of the first half...

Fast start propels Green Bay to victory (AUDIO)

After losing twice to Milwaukee last season, the Green Bay Phoenix swept the season series from the Panthers this season, winning 81-70 at the Resch Center in Green Bay last night. The Phoenix (19-5, 8-2 Horizon League) moved back into a three-way tie atop the...

Green Bay falls from first place in Horizon League

Halfway through the Horizon League season, the home teams are holding serve.  Visiting Green Bay (17-5, 6-2 HL) fell behind early and went on to lose to Cleveland State (13-10, 7-2 HL) 76-62.  The loss snapped a five-game winning streak in the series for Green Bay....

Green Bay Phoenix edge Valparaiso (AUDIO)

Greg Mays jumper with 1:43 left to play would turn out to be the games final points.  The Green Bay Phoenix survived from there, holding off the Crusaders of Valparaiso, 51-50 on Friday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay. The Crusaders (18-4, 5-2 Horizon League)...

Green Bay Phoenix wins 9th straight at home (Video)

(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...

Green Bay upset in Oakland

The Green Bay Phoenix saw their 5-game win streak come to an end on Thursday night, falling to the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 69-66 in overtime. Senior Keifer Sykes led four Green Bay players in double figures with a team-high 19 points, but missed key moments due to...

Sykes claims two National Player of the Week honors

Green Bay Phoenix senior point guard Keifer Sykes has been awarded two national player of the week honors.  The point guard was named the Naismith Trophy National Player of the Week and the CollegeInsider.com Lou Henson National Player of the Week. Earlier in the...

Green Bay’s Sykes named Horizon League Player of the Week

Green Bay Phoenix point guard Keifer Sykes extended his own league record by winning his 12th career Horizon League Player of the Week award. Sykes poured in 86 points as Green Bay opened Horizon League play last week with three double-digit victories.  The senior...