Green Bay Enters The Week Ranked #25 in the AP Poll

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Release: February 18, 2013
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Green Bay will host Valparaiso in the annual PinkZone Game on Saturday as the nation's No. 25 team.

By Justin Grones (@JustinGrones)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Following two wins last week to push its winning streak to 16 straight games, the Green Bay women's basketball team (21-2, 11-0 HL) received a No. 25 ranking in the Week 16 Associated Press Top 25 poll released this morning.

Green Bay spent the previous two weeks as the top vote-receiving team in both the AP and USA Today Coaches poll, falling just one point shy of the No. 25 ranking in the AP poll last week. The Phoenix led Nebraska in votes in the same AP poll, but the Cornhuskers jumped to the No. 24 position in this week's edition.

The ranking marks the first time Green Bay has appeared in the AP poll during the 2012-13 campaign after starting the season receiving votes in the AP poll and ranked No. 25 in the coaches poll.

The first-place Phoenix defeated the Horizon League's second-place team in Youngstown State on Saturday, giving the team a three-game lead in the conference standings. With two more wins, Green Bay guarantees itself at least a share of a 15th-straight regular season Horizon League Championship.

Green Bay will close out a four-game homestand on Saturday against Valparaiso at 2 p.m. in the annual PinkZone game with the team wearing special pink and grey uniforms. Now in its fifth year, Green Bay has partnered with the Cancer TEAM at Bellin Health, Broadway Automotive and Cellcom for this year's PinkZone game to raise money for breast cancer research.

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Friday , November 28
Women's Basketball 
at Georgia Tech
11:00 AM
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
 | Tickets  
Saturday , November 29
Women's Basketball 
at Arizona State or Villanova
TBA
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
 | Tickets  
Sunday , November 30
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
TBA
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
 | Tickets  
Saturday , December 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. Western Michigan (Mountain Dew Phoenix Cooler Giveaway)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Wednesday, December 10
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
7:00 PM
Brookings, S.D.
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , December 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin (Prevea Green Out Youth Jersey Giveaway)
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Vermont (Festival Foods Family Game)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Sunday , December 28
Women's Basketball 
at Dayton
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
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Saturday , January 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Davenport (Subway 70s Night)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Wednesday, January 07
Women's Basketball 
at Wright State
6:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Saturday , January 10
Women's Basketball 
vs. Youngstown State (Festival Foods Family Game)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , January 17
Women's Basketball 
vs. Milwaukee (Menominee Casino Spirit Beads Giveaway)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Thursday , January 22
Women's Basketball 
at Cleveland State
6:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , January 24
Women's Basketball 
at Detroit
1:00 PM
Detroit, Mich.
 
Thursday , January 29
Women's Basketball 
at Valparaiso
7:05 PM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
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