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Video: Past meets present for Phoenix hoops

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Legendary UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett spent some time at UWGB recently. The Phoenix Hall of Famer and current head coach Brian Wardle discussed a variety of topics, including Bennett’s recent visit with the men’s and women’s basketball staffs, the history of the program and the task of building a program and creating an identity. Click here to see the video.    

Nationally-ranked Phoenix women still on top

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
phoenix-logo After moving into sole possession of first place in the Horizon League standings, the No. 21/17 Green Bay (20-1, 9-0 HL) women’s basketball team tips off it’s second half of league play this weekend.The Phoenix men are finding some mid-season success as well. Check out the action at

First a free reception, then the big game

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Join fellow UW-Green Bay alumni at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Centercourt Pub & Grille in Milwaukee to get fired up for the big game as the Phoenix men take on rival UWM.

Bring friends and family. There is no charge — simply RSVP via e-mail to with “BB pre-game” in the subject line.

After the pre-game reception, head on over to the game! Tip off is at 2 p.m. Need a ticket and want to sit with fellow alums and fans? Contact Marilyn McCarey, UWGB Athletics Ticket Director at (920) 465-5125, or

Join other alumni, then cheer on the Phoenix

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Always entertaining, is the intra-state rivalry between the Phoenix and the Milwaukee Panthers. Before heading to big game, Jan. 8,  join fellow alums for a reception from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Bar on Holmgren Way in the patio room.

Then, head to the Resch Center and watch the rivalry between UW-Green Bay and UW-Milwaukee men. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. For ticket information, click here.

Everything athletics –

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Green Bay Phoenix logoThe Phoenix men’s soccer team won the Horizon League and receives an NCAA bid for the second straight year… Phoenix men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle “steals” a couple of recruits… the Phoenix women’s basketball team is picked to win the Horizon League, again.

Read the stories, watch the video, purchase the tickets (including plenty of reasonably priced packages) at

Great game, great seats – offer just for alumni

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Come watch the big showdown between UW-Green Bay and the Marquette men’s basketball teams at 8 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

There is a special offer going on for UW-Green Bay alumni.

For $50, you can enjoy the game from frontier club seating, snacks, soda and cash bar.

If you are interested in tickets, call Becky at the Bradley Center: (414) 227-0449.

Mark your calendars

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Saturday, 18: Post-Commencement Reception, 8-10 p.m., Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman, Green Bay

Saturday, 8: Alumni Reception, pre-Phoenix vs. Panthers men’s basketball game, 5-7 p.m., The Bar on Holmgren Way

Saturday, 5: Alumni Reception, pre- Phoenix vs. Panthers men’s basketball game in Milwaukee, TBD.

Saturday, 30: Alumni Awards Dinner, 5-8 p.m., Weidner Center

Saturday, 14: Post-Commencement Reception, 8-10 p.m., Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman, Green Bay

Sunday, 15: Cellcom Marathon Water Station (Volunteers Needed) 7-10 a.m.

Friday, 10: Scholarship Golf Outing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Royal Scot Golf Course, New Franken

Farewell to Butch

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Everett 'Butch' E. Reimer

Everett 'Butch' E. Reimer

UW-Green Bay lost a longtime friend and coach, Butch Reimer, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Tributes to Reimer by friends and his former athletes (he coached both Nordic skiing and softball), can be found at

Sneak peak at UW-Green Bay basketball

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Phlash the Phoenix

The schedules are out for the 2010-11 men’s and women’s basketball seasons.

The men will kick off at home against Minnesota Duluth at the Kress Center on Nov. 13. The women face Bucky and the rest of the Badgers for their regular-season opener at the Kress Center on Nov. 18. Get ready for an exciting season!

To view full schedules or to get caught up on all of your other favorite Phoenix teams, go to