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WATCH: Green Bay runs off-the-backboard alley-oop in halfcourt offense

Not only will Green Bay be busting your brackets in March, but the Phoenix also throw off-the-backboard alley-oops in the halfcourt: That was Carrington Love to Alfonzo McKinnie for the slam in Green Bay’s 66-50 win Wednesday against Morehead State.
Via The Catch and Shoot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keifer Sykes wins second-straight Horizon League Player of the Week

Photo: The Daily Progress | Sabrina Schaeffer For the second consecutive week, Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes has won the Horizon League Player of the Week award. Sykes averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.0 steals as the Phoenix won the Gulf Coast Showcase title. Sykes also shot 47.7% from the field and was named the most valuable player of the tournament...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay downs Div. II Illinois-Springfield 88-57

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) Keifer Sykes scored 22 points and finished with six assists as Green Bay beat Division II Illinois-Springfield 88-57 on Saturday afternoon. Sykes became the tenth Phoenix player to join the 1,500-point club, now with 1,504 points. Greg Mays had 14 points, and Jordan Fouse added 10 for Green Bay. Defensively, the Phoenix combined for 12 blocks and five steals...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Horizon League Player of the Year Keifer Sykes throws down 360 at #PHXMadness

Green Bay guard Keifer Sykes has made plenty of highlight reels with his impressive vertical leap. Green Bay held its annual #PHXMadness Saturday, and the reigning Horizon League Player of the Year threw down a 360 off the side of the backboard in the dunk contest. Here is a video, courtesy of Phear the Phoenix. For all your college basketball news and updates, follow The Catch...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: UW-Green Bay

And now we’ve reached our first Wisconsin-based opponent. It was quite a match-up last year in Green Bay. Let’s take a look at the Phoenix and see if they have what it takes to make it another great game in Madison. Green Bay visits the Kohl Center on November 19 with an 8 p.m. tip-off. School: Green Bay Phoenix Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin Conference: Horizon Conference...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay snubbed from NCAA Tournament, will play in NIT

Green Bay was one of the nation’s most dominant mid-majors all season long, but one loss in the Horizon League semifinals kept the Phoenix from making their first NCAA Tournament since 1996. Photo: Green Bay Athletics Green Bay was considered a bubble team entering Selection Sunday. The Phoenix made their case with a win over Virginia, which the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay rallies to beat Oakland 71-63

Alec Brown and Keifer Sykes combined for 21 points in the second half as Green Bay rallied from 15 down to defeat Oakland 71-63 on Thursday night and claim the outright Horizon League championship. Brown finished with 18 points - 10 in the first half - and Sykes and Jordan Fouse had 16 each. Alfonzo McKinnie added 10 for the Phoenix (23-5, 13-2), who are two games ahead of Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay routs Cleveland State 68-54

Alec Brown and Keifer Sykes scored 18 points each as Green Bay exploded in the first half and led all the way through to beat Cleveland State 68-54 on Saturday afternoon. Green Bay (21-5, 11-2 Horizon) jumped out to a 24-5 lead midway through the first half after Brown knocked down a 3-pointer. The Phoenix made just eight more points before the break, but still led 32-19 after shooting...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Survives UIC’s Upset Bid; Extends Winning Streak to 10 Games

Photo: Press-Gazette Media UIC’s losing streak stretched to eight games Sunday with a home loss to Green Bay (15-3, 5-0 Horizon), 69-64. The Phoenix have now won 10 games in a row, with their last loss coming at Eastern Michigan on Dec. 10. The Flames (5-14, 0-5) held a lead into the final minutes Sunday after controlling much of the game. But they were held without a made field...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Green Bay Guard Keifer Sykes Showed Off Absurd Hops On Two Dunks Today

Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes may actually be able to fly — we’re not sure. Today against UIC, the 5-foot-11 guard (and that may be a generous listing by the school) threw down two monster dunks to help the Phoenix come away with a 69-64 win. Green Bay released video of the dunks, and included some great slow-motion replays as well: [NBC CollegeBasketballTalk]
Via College Spun
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay edges past Milwaukee 93-86 in OT

Keifer Sykes scored a career-high 34 points - including the final four points in regulation - to lead Green Bay to a 93-86 overtime victory against Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon. Milwaukee led by four with 2 minutes to play in regulation, but two layups in a row by Sykes sent the game into overtime. His basket to tie up the game marked 1,200 career-points at Green Bay (13-3, 3-0...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay routs St. Francis (Ill.) 91-41

Vince Garrett, averaging only single digits, scored a career-high 20 points and Green Bay used a huge second half to rout St. Francis (Ill.) 91-41 on Saturday. The Phoenix (9-3) outscored the Fighting Saints 52-15 in the second half on their way to their fourth consecutive victory before heading into Horizon League play. Keifer Sykes added 17 points and Alec Brown and Carrington...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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