Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball

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Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball
2013–14 Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball team
Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball athletic logo
University University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Conference Horizon League
Location Green Bay, WI
Head coach Brian Wardle (3rd year)
Arena Resch Center
(Capacity: 10,000)
Nickname Phoenix
Colors

Green and White

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
Team colours
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Home
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Away jersey
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Away
NCAA Tournament appearances
1991, 1994, 1995, 1996
Conference tournament champions
1991, 1994 (Summit)
1995, 1996 (Horizon)
Conference regular season champions
1992, 1994 (Summit)
1996, 2014 (Horizon)

The Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball team is a NCAA Division I college basketball team competing in the Horizon League for the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. The head coach is Brian Wardle. The Phoenix saw success in the early to mid 1990s, making their first NCAA appearance in 1991 and the second round in 1994.

History[edit]

The Green Bay men's basketball teams' began in the 1969-70 school year where they competed at the NAIA level before it moved to NCAA Division 2 in 1973. In 1982, it moved to NCAA Division 1 where it competed in the Association of Mid-Continent Universities (now the Summit League). Since 1994, Green Bay has been competing in the Horizon League (formerly the Midwestern Collegiate Conference).

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I tournament results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament four times. Their combined record is 1–4.

Year Seed Round Opponent Results
1991 #12 First Round #5 Michigan State L 58–60
1994 #12 First Round
Second Round
#5 California
#4 Syracuse
W 61–57
L 59–64
1995 #14 First Round #3 Purdue L 48–49
1996 #8 First Round #9 Virginia Tech L 49–61

NCAA Division II tournament results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament six times. Their combined record is 13–8.

Year Round Opponent Result
1974 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
St. Joseph's (IL)
Evansville
L 54–70
L 75–87
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Minnesota State–Mankato
North Dakota
W 72–67 2OT
L 61–65
1977 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Nebraska–Omaha
North Dakota
W 89–63
L 43–45
1978 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
South Dakota State
Augustana
Lincoln (MO)
Eastern Illinois
Cheyney
W 80–57
W 72–60
W 63–61
W 58–43
L 40–47
1979 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
North Dakota
Northern Iowa
Puget Sound
Cheyney
North Alabama
W 63–48
W 56–50
W 65–53
W 46–45
L 50–64
1981 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National 3rd Place Game
North Dakota State
North Dakota
North Alabama
Mount St. Mary's
Cal Poly
W 82–76
W 72–60
W 65–39
L 60–76
L 61–62 2OT

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the NAIA Tourament one time. Their record is 2–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1973 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Dallas Baptist
South Carolina State
Slippery Rock
W 77–66
W 72–55
L 58–60

NIT results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) three times. Their combined record is 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1990 First Round
Second Round
Southern Illinois
Saint Louis
W 73–60
L 54–58
1992 First Round Manhattan L 65–67
2014 First Round Belmont L 65–80

CBI results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) two times. Their combined record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2009 First Round Vermont L 72–76
2010 First Round
Quarterfinals
Akron
Saint Louis
W 70–67
L 62–68 2OT

CIT results[edit]

The Phoenix have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2013 First Round Bradley L 69–75

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