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Phoenix basketball fans
It’s been a sweet season for the Phoenix women’s basketball program. Can the Phoenix keep the momentum rolling and make a return to the Sweet 16? One game at a time, starting with the Horizon League quarterfinal March 7. A win would see the Phoenix hosting the semi-finals and championship Friday, March 9 and Sunday, March 11, respectively.

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Get fired-up for the tournament. Watch this “Phoenomenal” video that captures the essence of college athletics at Green Bay.

Alumni games for Phoenix basketball

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The annual basketball Alumni Day for men’s and women’s basketball always draws a crowd. Events included a pre- and post-game reception for all Phoenix alumni, throwback jerseys for the youth, and alumni introductions at halftime. The Phoenix beat the Bulldogs 80-68 in front of its largest crowd of the season.

The UW-Green Bay women’s basketball alumni gathered on Saturday, Feb. 11 to celebrate more than 35 years of excellence. Events included an Alumni Game, halftime introductions with the Special Olympians on campus for the day, a post-game reception, and more.

To see more photos from these events, visit the Alumni Photo Gallery.

Mark Your Calendar

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February 2012
• Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 23-25; Wednesday, Feb. 29; Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3 – UW-Green Bay Theatre: Criminal Hearts, Jean Weidner Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

April 2012
• Friday-Saturday, April 20-21 – Cabaret, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

events - mark your calendar

December 2011
• Saturday, Dec. 17 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and door prizes

January 2012
• Saturday, Jan. 7 – Alumni Reception – Milwaukee 
Centercourt Pub and Grille, 118 No. 4th Street, 5-6:30 p.m.
Complimentary snacks and door prizes

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball game, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 28 – Alumni Pre-game Reception
The Bar on Holmgren Way, 2001 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, 5-6:30 p.m.

Men’s Alumni Basketball Reunion Weekend
 – held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Butler men’s basketball game

February 2012
• Saturday, Feb. 11 – Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend

Kress Events Center, UW-Green Bay, 11 a.m.

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Wright State women’s basketball game, 2 p.m., Kress Center

March 2012
• Saturday, March 24 – Festival Foods and UWGB Alumni Association Food Drive
Benefit for local pantries, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

April 2012
• Saturday, April 28 – Alumni Association Awards Night

Weidner Center, UW-Green Bay, 4-8 p.m.

May 2012
• Friday-Sunday, May 4-6 – Alumni Wilderness Weekend

Wilderness Hotel and Waterpark Resort, Wisconsin Dells

• Saturday, May 12 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.

• Sunday, May 20 – Cellcom Marathon

Volunteers needed, 6:45-9:30 a.m.

Video: Past meets present for Phoenix hoops

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.    

First a free reception, then the big game

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 alumni@uwgb.edu 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 mccareym@uwgb.edu.