Alec Brown scored 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds in Wisconsin-Green Bay's 72-68 win over North Dakota on Monday night.
The Phoenix (5-7) trailed 37-27 at halftime, but rallied on 52 percent shooting in the second period.
Rahmon Fletcher chipped in with 16 points for Green Bay while Bryquis Perine added 13 and Jarvis Williams 11.
The Fighting Sioux (4-8) did better from 3-point range, making 7 of 13 compared to Green Bay's 4 for 14.
But North Dakota sent the Phoenix to the free-throw line 39 times and Green Bay made 30 of those tries. North Dakota, meanwhile, made 11 of 22 from the line.
Josh Schuler led the Fighting Sioux with a game-high 22 points while Troy Huff scored 14 and Jamal Webb added 11.