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Men's Basketball to Host Green & White Scrimmage Saturday

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: October 15, 2013
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By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – While Phoenix fans and men’s basketball players alike will have to wait until Nov. 8 to officially start the 2013-14 season, both will have a chance to practice on Saturday when head coach Brian Wardle hosts the Green and White Scrimmage at 7 p.m. at the Kress Events Center. The event, which will also include a slam dunk contest and three-point competition, features free admission for all in attendance. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

To start off the night, the Phoenix players will hit the floor for an intrasquad scrimmage, playing two 8-minute halves. The scrimmage will allow Green Bay fans to see the entire team in action, including the squad’s newcomers.

After the scrimmage, five players will compete in a slam dunk contest, with two players advancing to the finals. The three-point competition is slated to include 7-foot-1 senior Alec Brown (Winona, Minn.) and sophomore guard Carrington Love (Milwaukee, Wis.).

The Green and White Scrimmage will mark the first time that UW-Green Bay students will be able to pick up tickets to Green Bay’s home opener against Wisconsin on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. Students can pick up their ticket beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a valid UW-Green Bay ID. The students will also be treated to free pizza during the event.

Green Bay opened practice on Sept. 27 and has been working hard to prepare for the team’s regular season opener on Friday, Nov. 8 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the HBCU Tip-Off Championship in Atlanta, Ga. The Phoenix will host Viterbo at the Resch Center on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. in its lone exhibition contest of the season. To check out the team’s full schedule, click here.

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SCHEDULE
Wednesday, December 14
Men's Basketball 
at Wisconsin
8:00 PM
Madison, Wis. (Kohl Center)
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Saturday , December 17
Men's Basketball 
vs. Belmont (Festival Foods Family Game)
4:30 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , December 19
Men's Basketball 
vs. SIUE
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , December 22
Men's Basketball 
vs. Saint Mary's (MN)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , December 29
Men's Basketball 
at Cleveland State
6:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio (Wolstein Center)
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Saturday , December 31
Men's Basketball 
at Youngstown State
11:00 AM
Youngstown, Ohio (Beeghly Center)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 06
Men's Basketball 
vs. Milwaukee (Bud Light Night)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Tuesday , January 10
Men's Basketball 
vs. Northern Kentucky
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , January 12
Men's Basketball 
vs. Wright State
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , January 16
Men's Basketball 
at Valparaiso
7:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind. (The ARC)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 20
Men's Basketball 
vs. Youngstown State (Prevea Health BlackOut Cancer Game)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , January 23
Men's Basketball 
vs. Cleveland State
6:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
American Sports Network / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 27
Men's Basketball 
at Oakland
8:00 PM
Rochester, Mich. (Athletics Center O'Rena)
ESPNU / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Sunday , January 29
Men's Basketball 
at Detroit Mercy
1:00 PM
Detroit, Mich. (Callahan Hall)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , February 02
Men's Basketball 
vs. UIC (Student-Athlete Achievement Night)
7:00 PM
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