Hot shooting Green Bay falls at Milwaukee

The Green Bay Phoenix (13-9, 5-4 HL) shot 73% from the field in the second half and 63% for the game, yet still managed to fall to the Milwaukee Panthers 95-94 in a Horizon League rivalry battle. Jordan Johnson scored seven of his 17 points in the final 88-seconds for...

Green Bay & Milwaukee both fall in HL play

The last time the 22nd ranked Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team lost a Horizon League game was February 4, 2015 against Oakland. Fast forward to Thursday night at the Kress Center in Green Bay, the Phoenix riding a 14-game winning streak and the Oakland...

Horizon League (women’s) update

The Green Bay Phoenix women extended their winning streak to 13 games with an 81-73 win at Northern Kentucky on Thursday night and moved into first place all by themselves in the Horizon League. With the game tied at 52 going into the fourth quarter, the Phoenix...

College Basketball Roundup

In men’s Horizon League College basketball on Thursday night, the Milwaukee Panthers fell at league-leading Valparaiso, 68-56.  The Crusaders went on a 14-0 run to end the first half, improving their record to a perfect 4-0 in league play. Jordan Johnson had 19...

College basketball roundup

The Green Bay Phoenix improved to 3-0 in the Horizon League, knocking off Cleveland State 87-67 in Cleveland on Thursday night. The Phoenix made a season-high eleven three-pointers.  Reserve forward Turner Botz led the way with a career high 20 points as the Phoenix...

Phoenix, Panthers secure Horizon League wins

Sophomore guard Khalil Small poured in a career high 20-points and the Green Bay Phoenix came from ten points down at halftime to knock off Wright State 76-68 in men’s Horizon League action Monday night at the Resch Center. Senior guard Carrington Love, after...

Phoenix win women’s Horizon League opener

Preseason favorite Green Bay started their Horizon League season with a convincing 63-42 win over rival Milwaukee on Friday afternoon at the Klotsche Center. The Panthers (5-6, 0-1 HL) shot just 24.5% from the field, including just five of 20 from three-point range....

Panthers knock off another Big Ten foe

The UW-Milwaukee Panthers had already knocked off the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison earlier.  Last night, the Panthers added the Minnesota Gophers to their Big Ten hit-list, pulling out a 74-65 win at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Milwaukee point-guard Jordan Johnson...

Green Bay and Marquette earn women’s victories

Green Bay got a season high 22-points from junior forward Mehryn Kraker to lead the Phoenix to a 66-62 win over Belmont at the Kress Center on Tuesday night. The Phoenix (9-2) trailed 50-46 heading into the fourth quarter, but once again pulled out a come-from-behind...

Panthers four-game win streak comes to an end

Former Madison Memorial standout Tre Brunette’s running shot in the lane with 1.2-seconds left in the second overtime gave South Dakota a 92-91 win over UW-Milwaukee on Thursday night. The Panthers had a chance to win it in the first overtime but a video review...

Marquette upends Badgers (Women’s hoops roundup)

Marquette jumped out to a 20-2 lead and knocked off rival Wisconsin 77-61 on Sunday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center. The Golden Eagles (3-5) got 17 points from Allazia Blockton, leading a total of four players in double figures. Nicole Bauman scored a game-high 18...

Wisconsin College Basketball roundup

Badgers squeak by Cayla McMorris hit the game winning shot with 3.2 seconds left to give the Wisconsin Badgers a 54-52 win over Delaware in the first game of the San Diego State Thanksgiving Classic at Viejas Arena. Delaware’s Erika Brown hit a three-pointer to...

Panthers fall to Notre Dame in South Bend

The UW-Milwaukee Panthers seven game win streak dating back to last season come to an end.  The Panthers fell at 18th-ranked Notre Dame 86-78 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee was down by 20 points with about 12-minutes left, but a 16-to-five run helped them get the final...

Green Bay lands three on All-Horizon League second-team

The Green Bay Phoenix women’s team landed three players on the All-Horizon League Second-Team today.  Tesha Buck, Megan Lukan and Mehryn Kraker were each recognized by the Horizon League today.  Lukan also landed a spot on the All-Defensive Team for the second...

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...

Panoske’s three-pointer lifts Panthers to victory

J.J. Panoske’s three-pointer with four seconds left gave the UW-Milwaukee Panthers a 61-58 win over Wright State on Thursday night in Dayton, Ohio. Matt Tiby scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Panthers.  He hit 7 of 9 from the field and 4 for 4 from...

Panthers playing spoilers

The UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball team can’t play in the upcoming Horizon League tournament, but the Panthers are closing out their season with a purpose. J.J. Panoske scored a career best 19-points to lead the UWM-Panthers to a 66-60 win over Cleveland...

Panthers home court win streak is history

The Milwaukee Panthers, who won’t enjoy any post-season tournament play this season, was trying to pull off a big upset at home on Sunday afternoon, leading Horizon League leader Valparaiso 28-23 at halftime. UWM shot 50% from the field in the first half, while...

Panthers dial long distance to beat Oakland

The Milwaukee Panthers knocked down a season high 13 three-pointers (13 of 23 – 56.5%) on Tuesday night, knocking off the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 84-67 at UWM Panther Arena. Seven players hit from beyond the arc to help the Panthers reach a season high in...

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...