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Bronson Koenig
Bronson  Koenig


La Crosse, Wis.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 193



Koenig has appeared in 77 games, including 24 starts, to help Wisconsin reach back-to-back Final Fours in his first two seasons.

Midway through his sophomore season, Bronson Koenig stepped into the job of starting point guard for Wisconsin and immediately thrived in the expanded role. Koenig started the final 24 games of the 2014-15 season, leading the Badgers to the school’s first NCAA championship game since 1941. The junior averaged 11.5 points per game as a starter last season and shot 40.5 percent from 3-point range on the year overall. A pinpoint passer with great vision, Koenig led the Big Ten with a 3.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (98-33) among players with at least 90 assists in 2015. For his career, he owns a 2.7 assist-to-turnover ratio (139 assists, 51 TOs). As a freshman in 2013-14, Koenig appeared in 37 games, flashing his immense potential with big games on big stages like his 11 points in the first half of the national semifinal vs. Kentucky. The former Wisconsin High School Player of the Year, Koenig led La Crosse Aquinas to a pair of state championships during his prep career.

• Has appeared in 77 games with 24 starts
• Owns 21 career double-digit scoring games, with a career-high 19 points vs. Purdue (3/14/15)
• 2.73 career assist-to-turnover ratio

Played in all 40 games, starting the final 24 of the season ... began the season averaging 19.8 minutes per game in lead reserve role, but was thrust into starting role after an injury to senior Traevon Jackson ... in 24 games as UW’s starting PG, Koenig averaged 11.5 points and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 50-for-113 (.442) from 3-point range ... finished season with a 3.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (98-33), which led the Big Ten among players with at least 90 assists ... tallied 10 points and four assists in the national championship game vs. Duke (4/6) ... scored 12 points and added four rebounds, two assists vs. Kentucky (4/4) ... scored 12 points vs. Oregon (3/22) ... had a near double-double with 18 points, nine assists and four rebounds vs. Michigan State in the Big Ten tournament championship game (3/15) ... scored a career-high 19 points (3-5 3FG) vs. Purdue (3/14) ... had 15 points (6-11 FG, 3-5 3FG), two assists and two rebounds at Ohio State (3/8) ... posted 17 points (3-6 3FG), plus three assists and one block vs. Minnesota (2/21) ... recorded 15 points (6-10 FG, 3-5 3FG) and had four assists with no turnovers in 37 minutes vs. Illinois (2/15) ... racked up four 3-pointers and had 16 points, plus two assists, two rebounds, one steal and no turnovers vs. Northwestern (2/7) ... played 31 minutes and made his first career start at Rutgers, recording 12 points (5-7 FG), with three assists to just one turnover (1/11) ... had 14 points (6-10 FG), while also tallying four assists in 27 minutes vs. Georgetown (11/27) ... dished out a career-high five assists and recorded a career-high two steals vs. Oklahoma (11/28).


Appeared in 37 games ... averaged 15.5 minutes per game, the second-most of any of UW's reserves ... scored 3.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game off the bench ... shot 51-for-115 (.443) from the field and 32.8 percent (22-for-67) from 3-point range ... owned a 2.27 assist-to-turnover ratio, dishing out 41 assists with just 18 turnovers ... averaged 5.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per game during the NCAA tournament ... poured in 11 points, all in the first half, against Kentucky (April 5) in the Final Four ... dished out a career-high four assists and tied a career-best mark with four rebounds against Michigan State (March 15) in the Big Ten tournament semifinals ... scored a career-high 14 points, knocking down a career-best four 3-pointers and finishing 5-for-5 (1.000) from the field against Minnesota (March 14) in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals, adding three rebounds and three assists ... poured in 12 points and two assists on 5-of-7 (.714) shooting at Iowa (Feb. 22) ... recorded a seven-point, three-rebound, two-assist outing against Illinois (Jan. 8) ... recorded 10 points against Bowling Green (Nov. 21), adding three rebounds and two assists ... scored first career points at Green Bay (Nov. 16), finishing with seven points and two assists in 23 minutes.

High School
Named Wisconsin Player of the Year by the Associated Press during senior campaign ... averaged 17.0 points and 4.4 assists per game while shooting 45.5 percent from 3-point range (40-for-88) ... ranked 73rd nationally and 14th among all point guards by Rivals.com ... selected to the 2013 WBCA All-Star team ... led La Crosse Aquinas to its second WIAA Division 3 state championship in three seasons, scoring 16 points and adding five assists in the 2013 title game ... the 2013 McDonald's All-American game nominee missed the majority of his junior season with an injury ... earned first-team All-State accolades as a sophomore after leading Aquinas to the 2010 Division III State Championship ... the co-conference Player of the Year that season, Koenig racked up 17.0 points and 3.0 assists per game while shooting over 50 percent from the field.

Born in La Crosse, Wis. ... parents are Paul Koenig and Ethel Funmaker ... has one brother, Miles ... cousin, Vinny Rottino, played seven seasons in the MLB, including two with the Milwaukee Brewers (2006-08) ... of Native American descent, is a proud member of the Ho-Chunk tribe ... majoring in Community & Nonprofit Leadership


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