Bronson Koenig - G (2013)

Bronson Koenig (Photo credit: Rory O'Driscoll/La Crosse Tribune)

Class

Position

Height

Weight

2013

PG

6'2"

180 lb

School

AAU

La Crosse (WI) Aquinas HS

Wisconsin Swing / Wisconsin Playground Warriors

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#15 PG / #73 overall)
Scout: (#27 SG)
ESPN: 78 (#32 PG)
24/7: 94 (#14 PG / #70 overall)
Wishoops: (#4 player in 2013)

Previous Rankings: 4 stars (#14 PG/#70 overall > #14/#65 > #14/#64 > #15/#70 > #14/#66 > #14/#73) by Rivals (as of 4/22/13); 4 stars (#25 SG) > 3 stars (#25 > #27 SG) > 4 stars (#20 SG/#97 overall > #18 SG/#76 overall > #83 overall) > 3 stars (#15 PG) by Scout; 4 stars/81 (#24 PG/#94 overall > #23 PG/#91 overall) > 4 stars/85 (#14 PG/#76 overall) > 90 (#16/#74) > 92 (#15 PG) > 94 (#8/#57) > 93 (#6/#47) by ESPN; 4 stars/94 (#13 PG/#69 overall > #66 overall) > 4 stars/92 (#17 PG/#77 overall) > 96 (#7 PG/#34 overall) > 4 stars (#41 overall) by 24/7; 4 stars/96 (#8 PG/#35 overall) by 24/7; 5 stars (#2 > #3 > #1 player in 2013) by Wishoops

Honors Honors

2013 Wisconsin Player of the Year (AP)
2013 First Team All-State (AP)*
2013 First Team All-State - Div. 3 (WBCA)*
2013 Top Senior Defensive Player (WSN)
2011 Jayhawk Invitational All-Tournament Team - 16U (AAU)
2011 Sophomore All-American (ESPN RISE)
2011 First Team All-State (AP)
2011 First Team All-State - Div. 3 (WBCA)
2011 Mississippi Valley Conference Co-Player of the Year
2010 Honorable Mention All-State (AP)
2010 First Team All-Mississippi Valley Conference

*unanimous selection

Statistics Statistics

2012-13: 17.3 ppg, 4.0 apg | Senior (Aquinas)
2011-12: 18.4 ppg | Junior (Aquinas)
2010-11: 17.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.3 apg | Sophomore (Aquinas) - Wishoops.net
2009-10: Freshman (Aquinas) - Wishoops.net

Signed LOI Signed National Letter of Intent

Signed on November 14, 2012
Badgers sign five for Class of 2013 (UWBadgers.com)
Latest recruiting class has high grade (Wisconsin State Journal)

Verbally committed September 24, 2011
Aquinas' Koenig gives verbal commitment to play at Wisconsin (Wishoops.net)
Highly-sought recruit Bronson Koenig picks Badgers over North Carolina (Wisconsin State Journal)
UW lands Koenig, elevates recruiting profile (Journal-Sentinel)

Koenig reportedly narrowed his choices to Kansas, North Carolina and Wisconsin prior to the Jayhawks receiving a commitment from highly-rated in-state PG Connor Frankamp. This left the Badgers and the Tar Heels as Koenig's clear, stated leaders heading into his junior season, although Duke's late summer offer made things interesting. Koenig took in the Badger football opener against UNLV with UW recruit Sam Dekker. This came days after Mark Miller reported Koenig would make three stops in ACC country during September. Rumors that a Koenig decision was coming sooner than later and Wisconsin was in great shape gained strength. Prior to committing, he held offers from Marquette, Virginia and Washington State, among others, in addition to his top-level offers, with interest from Arizona and Minnesota.

In June after his freshman season, Koenig became one of the youngest prospects to receive a scholarship offer from Bo Ryan. He received the offer from UNC after his sophomore campaign on a Feb. 18 visit to Chapel Hill and his Kansas offer followed the Jayhawk Invitational. Duke came on strong in July.

Press Clippings Recent Press

Related articles on Bucky's 5th Quarter >>

2013
06.16: UW recruit Bronson Koenig paces Division 3 North to 100-71 win (Wisconsin State Journal)
03.09: Play-making Bronson Koenig is the player UW needs (Wisconsin State Journal)
03.07: Koenig's steady leadership unaffected by outside pressure (La Crosse Tribune)
03.01: Aquinas defeats G-E-T despite Wagner's 33-point effort (La Crosse Tribune)
01.17: Recruit Bronson Koenig nominated for McDonald's All-American game (Wisconsin State Journal)

2012
12.21: Aquinas wins round one over Onalaska (WXOW)
12.19: UW recruit Bronson Koenig powers La Crosse Aquinas over DeForest (Wisconsin State Journal)
09.16: Bronson Koenig interview: Playing against Barnes, discussing Packers (National Recruiting Spotlight)
07.17: Ballin' In Wisconsin (SLAM)
07.12: Healthy again, Koenig hopes future brings triumph (Journal-Sentinel)
06.16: NBPA Camp: Friday late session notes (Rivals)
05.05: 2012 Bill Hensley Run N Slam Saturday Action (Hot100Hoops.com)
05.04: Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam preview (Rivals)

2011
12.01: Aquinas 61, Eau Claire Regis 48 (La Crosse Tribune)
11.29: Blugolds open with home victory (La Crosse Tribune)
09.27: Badgers' Koenig commitment surprises recruiting experts (Wisconsin State Journal)
07.31: Backcourt prospects stand out in Shawnee (Lawrence-Journal World)
07.28: Koenig gets offer from Duke (La Crosse Tribune)
07.08: Another great day for Dekker (Rivals)
06.14: CP3 Elite Point Guard Camp recap (ESPN)
06.07: Bronson Koenig dealing with recruiting attention (CBS Sports)
06.03: Recruiting News and Notes (Fayetteville Observer)
05.14: A Basketball "Assembly" (Five-Star Basketball)
04.30: Underclassmen shine at Jayhawk (Rivals)
04.16: Aquinas' Koenig is an all-court visionary (La Crosse Tribune)
03.23: Aquinas' Koenig named to AP All-State first team (La Crosse Tribune)
03.20: Koenig takes control late to lead Blugolds to Division 3 title (La Crosse Tribune)
03.19: Bronson, Aquinas halt St. Catherine's bid for three-peat (Madison.com)
02.22: Koenig, Blugolds' defense disrupt Hilltoppers (La Crosse Tribune)
02.21: Splash of the Week: Bronson Koenig (Wishoops.net)
02.19: North Carolina offers Aquinas' Bronson Koenig a full scholarship (La Crosse Tribune)
01.29: Koenig makes life easy for Blugolds' substitute coach (La Crosse Tribune)

2010
12.27: Sophomore guard from La Crosse attracting a lot of attention (Fox Sports North)
12.13: Recruiting interest soars for La Crosse Aquinas sophomore Koenig (Wishoops.net)
10.04: Tar Heels' Williams in town to see Koenig (La Crosse Tribune)
07.30: Observations from the Wisconsin Dells NCAA Exposure Classic (Wishoops.net)
06.16: Wisconsin offers basketball scholarship to Aquinas' Koenig (La Crosse Tribune)
06.15: Wisconsin extends scholarship offer to Aquinas' Koenig (Wishoops.net)
05.17: Observations from the Hugh Roberts Classic (Wishoops.net)
03.16: Pederson, Koenig help Aquinas rally past Fennimore (Wishoops.net)
03.16: Green Bay extends scholaship offer to Aquinas' Koenig (Wishoops.net)
03.13: Blair-Taylor senior plays shutdown defense against Aquinas (InsidePreps.com)
03.06: Freshman Koenig scores 24 in a regional title game (InsidePreps.com)
02.06: Blugolds turn up the heat on Rangers (InsidePreps.com)

2009
12.27: Aquinas' Koenig, Onalaska's Thomas make instant impact (La Crosse Tribune)
12.15: Koenig key for Aquinas in victory over Holmen (InsidePreps.com)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Interview: Inside BadgerNation Part 2 - WBUW/YouTube (02.21.13)
Highlights: Onalaska beats Aquinas in OT thriller - Matt Thomas and Bronson Koenig face off - YouTube (02.02.13)
Highlights: 5 star Bronson Koenig Wisconsin Commit Midwest Pepsi Challenge - YouTube (01.25.13)
Highlights: Bronson Koenig (La Crosse Aquinas mixtape) - YouTube (01.20.13)
Highlights: Duane Wilson Jr vs Bronson Koenig at the WBY Shootout - YouTube (12.27.12)
Highlights: Koenig, Wilson, Stone & Conway At The '12 WBY Shootout - YouTube (12.27.12)
Highlights: Team10 #93 Bronson Koenig, 6'3 185 lbs, 2013 Aquinas WI - YouTube (12.15.12)
Highlights/Interview: Bronson Koenig - WI Commit - @ The Super 60 Camp - YouTube (10.21.12)
Highlights: Official Summer Mix 2013 PG Bronson Koenig - YouTube (09.14.12)
Highlights: Wisconsin Badger commit Bronson Koenig 2013 La Crosse Aquinas - YouTube (09.06.12)
Highlights: WI Swing 17U Championship Mix - 2012 Next Level Invitational - YouTube (07.18.12)
Interview: Bronson Koenig, 2013 Wisconsin commit - Vimeo (07.12.12)
Highlights: Official NY2LAHoops.tv Mixtape from 2012 NBPA Top 100 Camp - YouTube (06.22.12)
Highlights: Bronson Koenig - Most Complete PG in 2013 - YouTube (05.24.12)
Highlights: Nick Fuller & Bronson Koenig - NY2LA Sports Swish 'N Dish Championship -YouTube (05.18.12)
Highlights: Bronson Koenig Wisconsin Commit @ Spiece Run N Slam - YouTube (05.07.12)
Highlights: Wisconsin commit wrecks ScoutsFocus Showcase - YouTube (12.01.11)
Highlights: Bronson Koenig, Sam Dekker, Jordan Mickey, Kevar Shepherd - YouTube (07.31.11)
Game: Aquinas 85, Lakeside Lutheran 52 - WIAAtv (03.18.11)
Highlights: CityLeagueHoopsTV - 2013 Wisconsin Playground Warriors - YouTube (02.18.11)
Game: Aquinas 62, Minneapolis South 55 - YouTube (01.18.11)
Highlights: Full Court Fall Classic 2010 - YouTube (10.20.10)
Interview: Bronson Koenig Interview - Wishoops.net (08.07.10)
AAU: Playground Warriors, Exposure 1, BadgerBlitz.com - Viddler.com (07.31.10)
AAU: Playground Warriors, Exposure 2, BadgerBlitz.com - Viddler.com (07.31.10)

More Info Additional Info

2012-13 Schedule | La Crosse Tribune

Twitter: @bkoenig_24

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