The Green Bay Phoenix scored 56 points in the second half on Tuesday night, knocking off UIC 87-79 to move into sole possession of third place in the Horizon League.
The Phoenix (17-11, 11-5 HL) used a 15-0 run late in the second half to put the Flames (14-15, 7-9 HL) away.
The win sets up a key matchup on Friday night against Oakland as both teams battle for the two-seed in the upcoming Horizon League Tournament.
Green Bay is 11-5, while Oakland is 12-4 after their win over Youngstown State. Valparaiso is in control of the No. 1 seed, which means the winner between Green Bay and Oakland will gain a strong hold for the number-two seed. [Read more…]