Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball
|Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball|
|University||University of Wisconsin–Green Bay|
|Head coach||Linc Darner (3rd season)|
|Location||Green Bay, Wisconsin|
Resch Center |
Green and White|
|NCAA Tournament Round of 32|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2016|
|Conference tournament champions|
1991, 1994 (Summit)|
1995, 2016 (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 for the Green Bay Phoenix is Linc Darner.
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). The Phoenix saw success in the early to mid 1990s, making their first NCAA appearance in 1991 and their first second round appearance in 1994. In recent years, the team made another first round appearance in 2016.
Division I seasons
NCAA Division I tournament results
The Phoenix have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament five times. Their combined record is 1–5. Their highest seed was #8 in 1996.
|1991||#12||First Round||#5 Michigan State||L 58–60|
|1995||#14||First Round||#3 Purdue||L 48–49|
|1996||#8||First Round||#9 Virginia Tech||L 49–61|
|2016||#14||First Round||#3 Texas A&M||L 65–92|
NCAA Division II tournament results
The Phoenix have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament six times. Their combined record is 13–8.
Regional 3rd Place Game
|St. Joseph's (IL)
|W 72–67 2OT|
National Championship Game
|South Dakota State
National Championship Game
National 3rd Place Game
|North Dakota State
Mount St. Mary's
L 61–62 2OT
NAIA tournament results
The Phoenix have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 2–1.
South Carolina State
The Phoenix have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) four times. Their combined record is 1–4.
|1992||First Round||Manhattan||L 65–67|
|2014||First Round||Belmont||L 65–80|
|2015||First Round||Illinois State||L 56–69|
The Phoenix have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) three times. Their combined record is 1–3.
|2009||First Round||Vermont||L 72–76|
L 62–68 2OT
|2017||First Round||UMKC||L 82–92|
The Phoenix have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.
|2013||First Round||Bradley||L 69–75|
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