GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Vince Garrett, a transfer from Rutgers, led four Green Bay players scoring in double figures as the Phoenix won their season opener, defeating Northern Michigan 71-49 on Saturday.
The Phoenix, leading 34-27 at the half, held the Wildcats to 21.9 percent shooting in the second half and 30.5 overall. Green Bay was 25 of 57 for 43.9 percent.
Green Bay had nine blocks, the fifth-most in program history, spread out among four players.
The game marked only the second time Green Bay played a regular-season game in the Kress Events Center.
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