- Associated Press - Thursday, April 17, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle have agreed to a new five-year contract.

Athletic Director Mary Ellen Gillespie announced contract agreement Thursday. Wardle was hired as Green Bay’s head coach in April of 2010. In his four seasons as coach, the Phoenix has compiled a 71-56 record.

The Phoenix were 24-7 last season and won the Horizon League regular season title. The team went to the National Invitation Tournament for the first time in 22 years.