The Phoenix were the youngest team in the Horizon League last season and still won 18 games, seven in the conference. Look for an improved squad this year against the basketball lines.
NCAA basketball lines experts know that Wisconsin Green Bay was very inconsistent last season because of their youth. Head coach Todd Kowalczyk returns four of his five top scorers from last season. Junior Mike Schachtner, a preseason first-team all-league selection, is the top returning player according to NCAA basketball lines experts. He was a second-team All-Horizon League pick last year and averaged 14.9 points per game according to experts that bet basketball lines. Terry Evans, a two-time All-Horizon All-Defensive Team honoree, is another key player according to experts that look at the NCAA basketball lines. He averaged 7.7 points to go along with a team-high 6.3 rebounds per game last year according to NCAA basketball lines statistics. Another top returnee is junior Ryan Tillema, who missed six games early on last season but is back at full strength according to NCAA basketball lines experts. He averaged 8.6 points and 3.3 rebounds according to NCAA basketball lines numbers last season. Green Bay's other returning starter is guard Troy Cotton, who had a nice freshman season according to NCAA basketball lines experts. Randy Berry, a sophomore forward, started 10 games last year for the Phoenix and could get more playing time according to NCAA basketball lines experts.
basketball lines experts see that forward Tevah Morris also returns for Wisconsin Green Bay along with junior wing Cordero Barkley. Three transfers will look to get playing time according to NCAA basketball lines experts. They are Pat Nelson who transferred from Ball State, Eric Van Cleave, a Division II Minnesota State transfer and D'Angalo Jackson, who attended Creighton but did not play. The Phoenix also has four true freshmen vying for roles, with three contending for time according to NCAA basketball lines experts. basketball lines experts see that Rahmon Fletcher is a quick guard from Kansas City while Bryquis Perine is a local product and Uriel Segura is a pass-first point guard who was born in Mexico. Also part of the mix is forward J.J. Henley according to experts that look at the NCAA basketball lines. Green Bay has been picked to finish third in the Horizon League according to the preseason league vote, behind last year's Sweet 16 team Butler and League champion Wright State.