Phoenix men advance to HL semifinals

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Sandy Cohen III had 21 points as Green Bay narrowly defeated Illinois-Chicago 82-77 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon Conference Tourney on Tuesday night.

JayQuan McCloud had 19 points for Green Bay (17-15). Trevian Bell added 15 points. Tank Hemphill had 12 points for the home team.

Tarkus Ferguson had 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Flames (16-16). Godwin Boahen added 17 points.

Green Bay will face Wright State in the semifinals of the tournament on March 11. Wright State knocked off IUPUI 71-56 on Tuesday night.

< b> All-Horizon League Honors
Senior Sandy Cohen was named to the All-Horizon League men's first team on Tuesday. Senior Jen Wellnitz was named the women's Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year for the 2nd season in a row. She was also named to the all-league 1st team and all-defensive team. Fellow senior Laken James was selected to the All-Horizon 2nd team.