State bragging rights are on the line Friday when the Milwaukee Panthers visit Kress Events Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin to play the Green Bay Phoenix. Milwaukee fell to 9-13 overall and 4-5 in Horizon League play following its 73-60 loss to Northern Kentucky on Saturday. The Panthers led by four points at the half, but were outscored by 17 points after the break, after Northern Kentucky opened the second half with a run of 18-2.
Green Bay fell to 10-12 on the season and 4-5 in Horizon League action following its 87-75 loss to Wright State on Saturday. The Phoenix were led in the loss by JayQuan McCloud with 18 points and six assists, while Kameron Hankerson chipped in with 16 points.
Darius Roy leads the Panthers in scoring and assists with averages of 15.6 points and 3.7 assists per game. DeAndre Abram is the leading rebounder for the Panthers with an average of 7.5 per game. Milwaukee is shooting 41.4% from the field and 34.9% from 3-point territory.
Sandy Cohen III leads Green Bay in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 16.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. JayQuan McCloud is the second leading scorer with an average of 14.8 points per game. The Phoenix are shooting 45.0% from the field and 34.3% from 3-point territory.