Phoenix men defeat UW-Milwaukee to move on in Horizon League tournament
The Green Bay Phoenix took down Milwaukee for the third time this year to move on in the Horizon League tournament. Video by nbc26.comvideo
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Alec Brown scored 18 points, Keifer Sykes chipped in with 16 and Green Bay advanced to the second round of the Horizon League tournament with a 62-46 victory over Milwaukee on Tuesday night.
Jordan Fouse's lay-up with 11:15 remaining in the first half capped a 17-9 run for Green Bay (17-14) to begin the game. The Phoenix led 27-21 at halftime and put the game out of reach for Milwaukee with a 12-2 run to begin the second half.
Fouse finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for Green Bay, which shot 33.9 percent from the field and out-rebounded the Panthers 47-35.
Milwaukee (8-24) shot a dismal 26.5 percent and was 5 of 24 from 3-point range. Paris Gulley led the Panthers with 14 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Green Bay advances to play fifth-seeded Illinois-Chicago on Friday in Valparaiso, Ind. The Flames beat No. 8 Cleveland State 82-59 in their first round game Tuesday.