Watch: Inside Phoenix Basketball: March 5
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Green Bay basketball head coaches Brian Wardle and Matt Bollant joined host Matt Menzl Monday night for the season finale of Inside Phoenix Basketball presented by Miller Lite. The show featured guest appearances by the Horizon League's top freshman on the men's side, Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.), and the conference player of the year on the women's side, Julie Wojta (Francis Creek, Wis.).
In the first half hour, Wardle and Menzl discuss the men's team's strong finish to the 2011-12 campaign, which included an 8-3 record in its last 11 games. Green Bay is currently 15-15 and awaiting word of whether or not it will be invited to a postseason tournament. Sykes then joins Menzl on set to talk about his outstanding rookie campaign that resulted in a spot on the Horizon League's All-Newcomer Team. The season finale also takes a look at some of the top plays from the Horizon League season.
On the women's show, Bollant - the 2011-12 Horizon League Coach of the Year - and Menzl talk about the No. 10/10 Phoenix's 27-1 (17-1) finish in the regular season and preview the upcoming conference tournament, which begins Wednesday night at 7 p.m. against Valparaiso. Wojta then joins Menzl to talk about her phenomenal senior year and her numerous postseason accolades.
Inside Phoenix Basketball presented by Miller Lite is filmed in front of a live audience on Monday nights from 6-7 p.m. at The Bar on Holmgren Way in Green Bay, Wis. The show is streamed live on GreenBayPhoenix.com and airs on a tape-delayed (Men's show: 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursdays; Women's show: 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fridays) and on-demand (Wisconsin On-Demand Channel 411) basis on Time Warner Cable Sports32.