BRONSON KOENIG RUMORS

Koenig ties career high in Badgers' loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- C.J. Jackson scored 18 points on 4-for-4 shooting from 3-point range and Ohio State upset No. 16 Wisconsin 83-73 on Thursday night. JaQuan Lyle had 17 points and Jae'Sean Tate added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Buckeyes (16-13, 6-10 Big Ten), who snapped a three-game losing streak and beat a ranked team for the first time in nearly a year. Bronson Koenig had...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 Wisconsin without PG Bronson Koenig against Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) No. 11 Wisconsin was without point guard Bronson Koenig against Michigan because of a calf strain in his left leg. The Badgers gave freshman D'Mitrik Trice his first start in place of Koenig on Thursday night. Koenig is averaging 13.4 points along with two-plus assists and two-plus rebounds. He played through the injury in the previous game, a loss to Northwestern...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven players who can carry their teams to the Final Four

The NCAA Tournament earns its “March Madness” nickname every single year. With wild finishes and crazy upsets, the tourney never disappoints. Navigating through that “madness” to the Final Four or even a championship is no easy feat. Teams are not accustomed to playing twice in one weekend, especially not with an escalating spotlight and such difficult opponents awaiting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Koenig leads Wisconsin in rout of Penn State

MADISON, Wis. -- Bronson Koenig scored 20 points Tuesday night and No. 15 Wisconsin shut down Penn State in the second half on its way to an 82-55 victory.The Badgers (17-3, 6-1 Big Ten) started to shake off the Nittany Lions (11-10, 3-5) after Ethan Happ came alive.He struggled in the first half, shooting 2 of 6 from the field, in part because Penn State's Mike Watkins blocked him...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bronson Koenig gave great interview after making big shot

Bronson Koenig made a big shot to help Wisconsin beat Xavier in comeback fashion on Sunday, and then he gave a great interview about it. Speaking with TNT’s Dana Jacobson, the Wisconsin junior guard said he just was channeling his inner-Steph Curry with the 3-pointer to win the game: "I've had an extra assistant coach all year." - Wisconsin's Greg Gard about his late father...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Kaminsky's reaction to Wisconsin buzzer beater

Bronson Koenig hit the shot of the NCAA Tournament tonight. The Wisconsin guard nailed a fadeaway 3-pointer as time was expiring to give the No. 7 seeded Badgers the 66-63 win against No. 2 seed Xavier.  You can watch the play here.  The Wisconsin fans at the game went nuts, but the best reaction comes from former UW star Frank Kaminsky, who was nervously watching the game and...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin knocks off Xavier with buzzer beater

Seventh-seeded Wisconsin is moving on to the Sweet 16 in the East Region thanks to junior guard Bronson Koenig’s buzzer-beater, which lifted the Badgers to a 66-63 win over No. 2 seed Xavier. Koenig tied the game at 63 with 14 seconds left, and a Xavier turnover set up his game-winner.  Incredible game-winning shot by Bronson Koenig (Vine via @TheCauldron). https://t.co/wtWEnuEUib...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Koenig takes shot at Harrison twins for skipping handshakes

By Larry Brown Kentucky finally went down as they lost 70-64 to Wisconsin Saturday in the Final Four for their first loss of the season. The Wildcats obviously were not used to losing, so they didn’t know how to react in defeat. A few of their star players even walked off the court and went towards the locker room without shaking hands. The Harrison twins were among those who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers remain confident in Koenig despite shooting woes

MADISON, Wis. -- It's been said before that statistics don't lie. A basketball team, for example, is only as good as its record indicates. And a shooter is only as proficient as his percentage suggests. There are, however, instances in which the numbers truly do not reflect the talent of a particular player. And there may be no better case study than with Wisconsin guard Bronson...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers freshman point guard Koenig learning to lead, look for own shot

MADISON, Wis. -- Tremendous court vision and passing ability are usually among the first things that come to mind when describing Bronson Koenig's basketball talents. He is considered a pass-first point guard whose job is to create shot attempts for teammates, limit his own mistakes and play solid defense for Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan. In other words, he is a playmaker first, a scorer...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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