Peoria, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Bradley University named Brian Wardle its new head men's basketball coach on Friday.

Wardle spent the past five seasons coaching Green Bay, leading the Phoenix to the 2014 Horizon League regular-season title and to three straight postseason appearances.

He replaces Geno Ford, who was fired last week after four seasons leading the Braves.

Ford was 46-86 at Bradley. Wardle went 95-65 at Green Bay.