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Green Bay beats Marquette 49-47

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Green Bay beats Marquette 49-47

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Wisconsin-Green Bay's Keifer Sykes, right, shoots over Marquette's Chris Otule (42) and Derrick Wilson …

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Kiefer Sykes scored 20 points as Green Bay beat Marquette 49-47 Wednesday night in a nonconference game.

Greg Mays added 11 points and five rebounds for the Phoenix (4-7), who gave coach Brian Wardle his first victory against his alma mater.

The Phoenix, who entered the game having lost four in a row and seven of the last eight, beat the Golden Eagles for only the third time in 12 meetings.

Jamil Wilson had 16 points for Marquette (7-3), which saw its four-game winning streak snapped.

Wardle played for Marquette from 1997-2001 and was 0-2 coaching against his former school.

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