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BRONSON KOENIG RUMORS

Hayes, Koenig pace Wisconsin in road win at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Nigel Hayes scored 17 points, Bronson Koenig added 11 and Wisconsin beat Illinois 63-55 on Sunday night for the Badgers' fourth straight victory.Wisconsin (13-9, 5-4 Big Ten) fell behind the Illini (10-12, 2-7) early but took its first lead at 23-22 on a dunk by Khalil Iverson with 4:56 left in the first half and never trailed again. Iverson finished with a career...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayes, Koenig lead Wisconsin past Illinois, 63-55

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Nigel Hayes scored 17 points, Bronson Koenig added 11 and Wisconsin beat Illinois 63-55 on Sunday night for the Badgers' fourth straight victory. Wisconsin (13-9, 5-4 Big Ten) fell behind the Illini (10-12, 2-7) early but took its first lead at 23-22 on a dunk by Khalil Iverson with 4:56 left in the first half and never trailed again. Iverson finished with...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Koenig lifts Badgers past game VCU in 2K Classic 3rd place game

Friday’s nightmare for junior point guard Bronson Koenig turned in to the ultimate Sunday Funday, as Koenig put the past behind him and lifted the Badgers to a 74-73 victory with a last second game-winning layup. The junior point guard carried the Badgers in the first half, scoring 16 points before halftime. However, it was the final two points of his 22-point day that made all...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Koenig leads Badgers in Red and White scrimmage

MADISON, Wis. -- Bronson Koenig believes Wisconsin will be a good shooting team this season, even if that wasn't the case Sunday. Koenig scored 14 points to lead all scorers during the Badgers' scrimmage at the Kohl Center, but the junior point guard was one of several players who struggled to put the ball in the basket. Nigel Hayes made a 3-pointer in the final seconds to lift the...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Photos: Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig’s Awesome New Haircut Honors His Native American Heritage

Point guard Bronson Koenig figures to be a very important player for Wisconsin, as the Badgers lose stars Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker to the NBA after back-to-back Final Four runs. Koenig, a native of La Crosse, WI, is a member of the Ho-Chunk Tribe of Wisconsin, and his new haircut shows off his pride as a Native American. Barber: how can I help ya @BronsonK_24: give me the native...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Koenig takes shot at Harrison twins for skipping handshakes

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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig Dribble Through Frank Kaminsky’s Legs vs. Arizona

Bronson Koenig’s dribbling skills are not to be messed with.  During the first half of No. 1 seed Wisconsin’s Elite Eight game against No. 2 seed Arizona at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Badgers’ point guard pulled out a pretty sweet move.  Check out Koenig dribbling through Frank Kaminsky’s legs at the top of the key.  Bronson dribbling thru Frank’s legs. @BadgerMBB...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Koenig lifts white over red, 57-56, in annual Badgers basketball scrimmage

An announced crowd of 8,002 witnessed the annual Badgers Red/White scrimmage at the Kohl Center on Sunday afternoon, and those in attendance were treated to a nail-biter. It came down to sophomore Bronson Koenig hitting a pull-up jumper with 2.8 seconds left, as the white squad beat the red, 57-56. Koenig’s jumper put him in to double digits, ending with 10 points to his credit...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 26, 2014  |  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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