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Countdown to Tip-off: Get to know Bronson Koenig


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Oct. 24, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. -- Freshman Bronson Koenig comes to Madison as one of the more heralded players in recent memory. Ranked No. 73 in the Class of 2013 by Rivals.com, Koenig has performed on some of the biggest stages, leading La Crosse Aquinas to Wisconsin state championships in both 2011 and 2013.

Koenig (6-3, 190) looks to be the next in a long line of talented point guards under Bo Ryan.

"Bronson has exceptional court vision, great feel for the game and has the ability to take over a game or make plays for his teammates," Ryan said. "He also wants to be really good and play for championships. All the best guards we've had through the years have had that internal drive and motor to be the best and Bronson definitely has those traits."

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 COUNTDOWN TO TIP-OFF
16 Days... Jordan Hill
17 Days... Aaron Moesch

Get to know Bronson Koenig...

STUDENT LIFE
Do you prefer the Terrace in the Fall or Spring?
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? Back
Most underrated place to study on campus: Dorm room
Why did you choose your major?
Describe your first day as a student at Wisconsin: A lot of homework

SPORTS
Favorite pro sports team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant
The athlete I would most like to compete against: LeBron James
Sport I would most likely be playing if I wasn’t playing hoops: Football (WR)
Favorite athletic memory: Winning two State Championships
What skill do you most need to improve? Finishing at the rim
Windmill dunk or game-winning jumper? Game-winning windmill dunk

POP CULTURE
Who do you wish had a Twitter account? Michael Jordan
Favorite TV show: Family Guy
Favorite movie: He Got Game
Favorite celebrity: Chris Paul
Favorite singer or musical group: J. Cole
Last concert I attended was: Never attended a concert

FOOD
Favorite home cooked meal: Beef Stroganoff
Favorite snack food: Fruit

TRAVEL
Most interesting place I’ve visited: Hawaii
Place I’d live to visit: Bahamas

OVERTIME
Person or people I most admire: Nigel Hayes
In 10 years, I would like to be: Playing in the NBA
If I had a million dollars, I would: Drop out of school
Coolest thing I did this past summer: Go to Canada
If I could trade places with anyone, it would be: LeBron James
Twitter or Instagram? Twitter
Early Bird or Night Owl? Night Owl

ON WISCONSIN
MBB Scrimmage
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