Green Bay Hosts Annual Basketball Media Day

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: October 16, 2012
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By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's and women's basketball programs welcomed members of the media to the Kress Events Center on Tuesday afternoon for the annual basketball media day. Head coaches Kevin Borseth and Brian Wardle addressed the media and online viewers on the state of their respective programs with practice underway and the 2012-13 season fast approaching.

Watch the press conferences with Borseth and Wardle below.

Women's basketball seniors Lydia Bauer (Lake Zurich, Ill.), Sarah Eichler (Grafton, Wis.) and Adrian Ritchie (De Pere, Wis.) represented the women's team while junior Alec Brown (Winona, Minn.) and sophomore Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.) attended the event from the men's basketball team.

During the event, Jill Wunrow caught up with Borseth, Wardle, Bauer, Ritchie and Sykes for a Phoenix Flix feature "Behind the Scenes at Media Day". Watch the video below.

Borseth and the women's basketball team are just 11 days away from hosting an exhibition game against Judson on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Kress Events Center. The team will also host an exhibition contest against Michigan Tech on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

The Phoenix men's team, beginning its third season under the guidance of Wardle, will host St. Norbert in its lone exhibition game on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Kress Center. Green Bay will also hold a Green and White scrimmage on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m., a game which is free and open to the public.

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