Virginia just inked a deal with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to play three times over the next three seasons in a two-for-one exchange, according to the Green Bay Press Gazette. Yes, that is the same UWGB where Virginia head coach Tony Bennett played for his father, Dick Bennett, from 1988-1992, where he won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (given to the nation's best senior that's 6'0" or shorter). And yes, that's where he had the NCAA's top 3-point shooting percentage, a record that still stands today (.497).
The Green Bay Phoenix will travel to Charlottesville twice, once each in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons, while the Cavaliers will return the favor in 2013-14 at the Resch Center.
The Phoenix finished last season 14-18 overall, 8-11 in the Horizon League. The season before, they finished 22-13 overall, losing in a double-overtime decision in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational. That year, they had also knocked off No. 20 Wisconsin in overtime.