Phoenix Claims First WNIT Win Over Niagara 84-52

Posted on 3-17-2023

The Green Bay women’s basketball team won their first WNIT game in program history, beating the Niagara Purple Eagles 84-52. Green Bay outscored Niagara 25-5 in the second quarter, with Cassie Schiltz leading the Phoenix with a career-high 22 points. The Green Bay defense held Niagara to just 29.7 percent from the field and 5.9 percent from three-point range.

The Phoenix will host the Bowling Green Falcons in the second round of the WNIT on Monday night at 7 p.m. in the Kress Center. Bowling Green defeated Liberty 87-80 on Thursday to advance to the second round.


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