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An independent podcast dedicated to talking all things UW-Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball


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An independent podcast dedicated to talking all things UW-Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball




Head coach Sundance Wicks

It's the Dog Days of Summer but we're back for a conversation with Green Bay Phoenix head coach Sundance Wicks! We talk about how the team's offseason workouts are going, an overall view of the roster, Sunny's non-conference scheduling philosophy, and butcher some basic Wyoming geography. Make sure you follow us on Twitter: @PhearThePhoenix / @JimSarow / @BrianDickmann


UWGB has a new head coach

We're back to talk about Green Bay's new head coach, Sundance Wicks. @JimSarow and @BrianDickmann talk through the decision to hire Wicks over the other four finalists, the Sundance style, and more. For more, visit and follow @PhearThePhoenix on Twitter.


Season wrap up and coaching search heating up

Green Bay's season is over but the search for a new head coach is about to kick into high gear. We talk through some takeaways from the disappointing season that was, do a little bit of a deep dive into a few of the potential coaching candidates, and make our predictions for Marion County Madness next week in Indianapolis. Follow us on Twitter: @PhearThePhoenix / @jimsarow / @briandickmann


Green Bay moving on from Will Ryan

The PtP Podcast is back to talk through the mid-season firing of head coach Will Ryan. How did we get here, where did it all go wrong, and where do we go from here?


It's time for Phoenix basketball

The regular season is finally here! Jim (@JimSarow) and Brian (@BrianDickmann) are back to talk about a pair of closer-than-we'd-like exhibition victories, talk about the Phoenix tough non-conference slate, go through Green Bay's roster and potential rotation, and make some Horizon League predictions. Visit for more and be sure the follow @PhearThePhoenix on Twitter.


2022/2023 Season Preview with Will Ryan

Jim and Brian are joined on the podcast by the head coach of the Phoenix, Will Ryan. Topics include the transfer portal, Green Bay's newcomers, non-conference scheduling, and much more. For more UWGB hoops coverage check out and be sure to follow @PhearThePhoenix, @BrianDickmann, and @JimSarow on Twitter.


Summertime roster talk

With summer workouts officially underway, Jim (@JimSarow) and Brian (@BrianDickmann) talk through Green Bay's revamped 2022/2023 roster so far. Other topics include known non-conference opponents, expectations, and a little golf talk. Be sure to follow @PhearThePhoenix on Twitter and visit for more.


Conversation with UWGB AD Josh Moon

UW-Green Bay athletic director Josh Moon (@moonjosh) joins the podcast to talk all things Green Bay Phoenix athletics.


Brick by Brick: 2022 season recap

@JimSarow and @BrianDickmann are back to talk about Green Bay's forgettable 2021/2022 season, take a look at the offseason ahead, and touch on Wright State's appearance in the First Four on Wednesday night.


2021 Non-Conference Wrap-Up

The PTP Podcast is back to talk about the non-conference season, recent transfer news, a couple of GB players in the NBA, and preview the Phoenix next three games. Follow us on Twitter: @PhearThePhoenix / @BrianDickmann / @JimSarow


The 2021/2022 season is here

The title says it all! We talk about the Green Bay's roster for the upcoming season, the non-conference schedule, and make some Horizon League predictions. College basketball is back!


Interview with Will Ryan

Green Bay Phoenix head coach Will Ryan joins the podcast to discuss the 2020/2021 season and look ahead to next season


An unfortunate early start to the off-season

PTP contributor Jim Sarow (@JimSarow) is back to help break down the season ending loss to Purdue Fort Wayne, talk through the transfer portal defections - including All-Horizon League guard Amari Davis - plus recapping the good, the bad, and the ugly from this past season and what the team needs are for the off-season.


Back from hiatus - 2020 non-conference recap and UWM preview

The Phear the Phoenix Podcast is back from a 6-month break to recap Green Bay's four game non-conference slate as well as talk about some Horizon League predictions and the upcoming two game series with in-state rival Milwaukee. Follow us on Twitter: @PhearThePhoenix / @BrianDickmann / @JimSarow


A new direction

Jim Sarow (@JimSarow) and Jordan Drew (@PhoenixRising_9) join the show to recap the shocking mid-May firing of Linc Darner, talk about the 3-week coaching search and new head coach Will Ryan, and take a look at the current state of the Green Bay roster.


Quarantined happy hour with Jim Sarow and Jordan Drew

Jim Sarow (@JimSarow) and Jordan Drew (@PhoenixRising9) join the show to talk Green Bay hoops while having a few adult beverages. Topics include recapping a busy month of April, a quick look at how GB's offense and defense might stack up next season compared to this past season, Horizon League off-season talk, and planning a potential Green Bay Phoenix basketball road trip. Follow PTP on Twitter at @PhearThePhoenix and be sure to visit the website for more Green Bay Phoenix talk:


Horizon League Tournament recap and offseason talk with Jim Sarow

Jim Sarow joins the podcast to recap Green Bay's conference tournament quarterfinal victory over Oakland and semifinal loss to Northern Kentucky and give an overall review of the Horizon League's first neutral site tournament in Indianapolis. Plus, Hunter Crist is leaving the program and a quick peak at next year's non-conference schedule.


The Cordero Barkley Podcast

Former Green Bay forward and current broadcaster Cordero Barkley (finally) joins the show to talk about his recruiting memories, his playing days, and to talk about the current team's up and down performance over the past few weeks. We also take a look ahead to Saturday's big rivalry game against Milwaukee.


NKU Preview with Kyle Craven

Kyle Craven joins the podcast with Jim Sarow to help preview Friday night's huge game between Green Bay and Northern Kentucky at the Kress Center.


Horizon League halfway point with Jim Sarow

We've officially reached the halfway point of the Horizon League season and Jim Sarow joins the podcast to help break it all down. We talk about our surprises and disappointments, our mid-season awards, and more. Leave your feedback on the fan forum or follow us on Twitter: @PhearThePhoenix