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Green Bay Opens Tour with 81-69 Win Over Bahamas All-Stars

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: August 26, 2013
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By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)

NASSAU, Bahamas (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Juniors Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.) and Greg Mays (Chicago, Ill.) combined for 39 points and Green Bay opened its foreign tour with an 81-69 victory over the Bahamas All-Stars on Monday night. Mays added 10 rebounds and threw down three dunks in the victory.

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The Phoenix fell behind 6-2 early before Mays scored six-straight points to give the Phoenix the lead for good. Green Bay also used first-quarter dunks from sophomore Josh Humphrey (Chicago, Ill.) and freshman Kenneth Lowe (Little Chute, Wis.) to lead 18-14 after one.

By early in the second quarter, all 10 Phoenix players in uniform had scored. Sykes took over, scoring 13 points in a six-minute stretch as the Phoenix extended its lead to 46-30 at the break. An All-Horizon League performer in 2012-13, Sykes totaled a team-high 20 points. Seniors Alec Brown (Winona, Minn.) and Daniel Turner (McCordsville, Ind.) both missed the game due to injury.

Mays had eight points in the opening half on a pair of dunks and two jumpers, but the 6-foot-9 junior turned it up in the second half. Mays knocked down 7-of-10 free throws and finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Fellow junior Alfonzo McKinnie (Chicago, Ill.) was limited to just 13 minutes because of foul trouble, but the transfer finished with a double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds).

Sophomore Carrington Love (Milwaukee, Wis.) started and was the fourth Phoenix player in double figures, scoring 13 points.

Humphrey, playing his first game since 2011-12 after missing last season with a knee injury, grabbed 10 rebounds as the Phoenix held a 52-36 edge on the glass. Lowe and sophomore Jordan Fouse (Racine, Wis.) each added seven boards. Sykes had four of the team’s 12 steals.

Including McKinnie and Lowe (4 points, 7 rebounds), five Phoenix newcomers saw the floor. Tevin Findlay (Toronto, Ontario), Vince Garrett (Chicago, Ill.) and Turner Botz (Little Chute, Wis.) had four points, four points and two points, respectively.

Green Bay will be back on the court on Tuesday night, playing the Cybots at 6 p.m. CT.


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Saturday , November 01
Women's Basketball 
vs. Michigan Tech (Exhibition)
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Thursday , November 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. UW-Oshkosh (Exhibition)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , November 15
Women's Basketball 
at Marquette
1:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
Monday , November 17
Women's Basketball 
at Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tenn.
Wednesday, November 19
Women's Basketball 
at Purdue
4:30 PM
West Lafayette, Ind.
Saturday , November 22
Women's Basketball 
vs. Duquesne
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , November 28
Women's Basketball 
at Georgia Tech
11:00 AM
Naples, Fla.
Saturday , November 29
Women's Basketball 
at Arizona State or Villanova
Naples, Fla.
Sunday , November 30
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
Naples, Fla.
Saturday , December 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. Western Michigan
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Wednesday, December 10
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
Brookings, S.D.
Saturday , December 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Vermont
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , December 28
Women's Basketball 
at Dayton
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Saturday , January 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Davenport
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.



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