Phoenix beats Northern Illinois 85-83

GREEN BAY, WI (WBAY)- The Green Bay Phoenix men outlasted the Northern Illinois Huskies Wednesday night 85-83. Shanquan Hemphill led the Phoenix with 25 points. Sandy Cohen and Manny Patterson each had 15. Green Bay held a 47-44 lead at the half, and led by as many as 15 in the second half before a late Huskies run made it close.

Both teams shot the ball well, Green Bay at 55%, NIU at 56%. Green Bay had the advantage in bench scoring 28-16.

Green Bay improves to 4-3 on the season and will host Belmont on Saturday at 1pm.