Team preview: Wisconsin-Green Bay

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 13, 2004, 4:16 PM ET
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COACH AND PROGRAM

True to their name, the Phoenix are on the rise.

Wisconsin-Green Bay warmed up the frozen tundra last winter -- or at least the hardwood inside the Resch Center. The 17 wins were the most for the program since 1998-99, and represented an improvement of seven over coach Tod Kowalczyk's rookie season as head coach.

Because the former Marquette assistant's first season was considered a success, his second campaign was even more impressive.

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