It is the first time since the 2008-09 season that the Green Knights did not make the NCAA field.
Bronson Koenig had 15 points and Nigel Hayes 10 for Wisconsin, winners of three in a row and 13 of 14.
The Green Bay men’s basketball team secured their first appearance in the conference title game since 1998 Saturday.
The Phoenix were lead by Mehryn Kraker’s 10 points and eight rebounds. Tesha Bucks chipped in 10 points and Six assists.
Dietrich-Smith is now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he started 15 games at center for a team that struggled to a 2-14 season.
Elmhurst made a layup late in regulation to force overtime then a difficult three-pointer to send the game to double overtime.
Nigel Hayes had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Badgers (27-3, 15-2), who have their fourth title under coach Bo Ryan and the first in s…
Green Bay opens Horizon League Championship play Saturday night.
Sykes is the first player to win the honor in back-to-back seasons since Detroit’s Rashad Phillips in 2000-1.
Pairings for the St. Norbert and UW-Oshkosh women will be announced this afternoon.