Reno, NV (Sports Network) - Alec Brown recorded a double-double with 17 points
and 13 rebounds to lead the Green Bay Phoenix to a 66-54 victory over the
Southern Utah Thunderbirds in the World Vision Classic at the Lawlor Events
Brennan Cougill also had a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds for Green
Bay (2-0). Keifer Sykes added 13 points and four assists while Carrington Love
came off the bench to score 11 points.
Jackson Stevenett paced Southern Utah (0-2) with 15 points. Wade Collie
finished with team-highs of eight rebounds and five assists in the losing
The Phoenix took a 34-24 lead into the intermission due to a stifling defensive
performance in the opening 20 minutes. The Thunderbirds fell behind after
making only 8-of-28 attempts from the floor in the first half.
Green Bay was not stellar offensively after the break as it made only 40
percent of its field goal attempts. The Thunderbirds could not take advantage
as they made only 2-of-10 from three-point range in the second half, which
allowed the Phoenix to cruise to the double-digit victory.
Green Bay dominated inside by outscoring its opponents 38-20 in the paint and
by holding a 51-40 advantage in the rebounding battle.
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