By: Jill Wunrow (@JillWunrow)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - For the third consecutive season the
Green Bay women's basketball team is making an appearance in the Preseason Top
25 Polls. In the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll released Tuesday,
Oct. 30, Green Bay is tied at No. 25 with Kansas, receiving 89 points. In the Associated Press Top 25 Preseason Poll
released Oct. 27, Green Bay is just outside the top 25 at third in receiving
The No. 25 ranking ties the earliest
ranking in program history. In the 2011-12 USA
Today/ESPN preseason poll the Phoenix was ranked No. 24. The ranking also
marks the sixth time in nine seasons and fourth consecutive season Green Bay
has been ranked in the national polls.
Green Bay finished the 2011-12 season
with a 31-2 overall record, ranked No. 10 in the final Associated Press Top 25 poll and No. 13 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll. The season also earned the program's
highest ranking at No. 9 in both polls.
Defending NCAA Tournament Champion
Baylor collected all first-place votes in both polls to claim the No. 1 spot
entering the 2012-13 season.
Complete USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll preseason rankings are as
(tie) Green Bay (31-2)
Green Bay hosts Michigan Tech
Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in its final exhibition game of the 2012-13 season.
The game also marks five years ago to the date that the first women's
basketball game was played at the Kress Events Center. The Phoenix tips off
regular season play on the road at Northern Iowa Saturday, Nov. 10.
full season ticket and Pick 5 packages are on sale now with the Green Bay
Athletics Ticket Office. For more information and to order tickets, please call
920.465.2625 or visit the athletics department offices in the Kress Events
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