Recap: Green Bay vs. South Dakota
Green Bay, WI (Sports Network) - Behind 19 points and eight rebounds from Alec Brown, the Green Bay Phoenix cruised by the South Dakota Coyotes, 72-55, in non-conference action at the Resch Center.
Keifer Sykes tallied 17 points and eight assists for the Phoenix (5-7), while Sultan Muhammad had 10 points off the bench.
For the Coyotes (5-8), Trevor Gruis scored 18 points, shooting 8-of-11 from the floor. Juevol Myles was the only other Coyote in double-figures with 15 points in the setback.
The Phoenix started the game on a 7-2 run and they shot 52.2 percent from the floor in the first half en route to a 35-25 advantage at intermission. The Coyotes made just 9-of-27 (.333) from the field in the opening 20 minutes.
Green Bay's hot shooting continued in the second half as it made good on greater than 60 percent of its field goal attempts and led by as many as 22 points.
The Phoenix dominated points in the paint, 38-20, and they won the rebounding battle, 32-26.Game Notes