Phoenix WBB loses out on conference title for first time in 21 years

CHICAGO, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) --- Green Bay wrapped up the regular season with its fifth-straight win, defeating UIC at the UIC Pavilion, 77-53, to secure the program's 20th-consecutive season of at least 20 wins.

Wright State was crowned the Horizon League's regular-season champion with a 16-2 mark in league play, besting Green Bay (15-3) by one game to end the program's streak of 20-consecutive regular season conference championships.

Laken James led Green Bay's offensive efforts on the afternoon, scoring 15 points on a 6-of-7 effort from the field paired with a 2-for-2 clip from long range. James also doled out six assists and corralled five rebounds in 28 minutes.

Madison Wolf (12 points), Frankie Wurtz (11 points) and Hailey Oskey (11 points) all joined James in double figures as the Phoenix shot 48.3% (29-60) from the field.

The Phoenix will now shift its focus to the Horizon League Tournament, as GB prepares to host No. 7 Cleveland State on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m.

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QUICK HITS
The Phoenix enters the Horizon League Tournament as the No. 2 seed
Green Bay will host No. 7 Cleveland State in the Horizon League Tournament Quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m.
Green Bay notched its 21st-consecutive win over UIC with the victory
GB now leads the all-time series against the Flames 72-6
The Phoenix secured 20-consecutive seasons with at least 20 wins following the victory
Wright State was crowned the regular season champions after a 16-2 mark in HL play
Laken James led all scorers with 15 points
Four members of the Phoenix reached double digits in scoring
The Phoenix dominated the Flames in rebounds, 40-24
Green Bay never trailed in the matchup
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