Rising Stars

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Bronson Koenig #24 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts late in the game against the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s Future In Good Hands With Bronson Koenig

Three-year starter Traevon Jackson is graduating, but Wisconsin’s point guard spot is in good hands. When Jackson broke his foot in January, sophomore Bronson Koenig replaced him in the starting lineup and played well.

04/07/2015

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Providence Senior Forward LaDontae Henton Helps Bring Back Respectability To Basketball Program

Taking the Friars from 15-17 and no postseason to 22-12 and an NCAA Tournament bid, LaDontae Henton must feel pretty good about his time at Providence.

04/06/2015

NDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a play in the first half against the Michigan State Spartans during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Duke Guard Grayson Allen

While Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, and Tyus Jones have been incredible this season, don’t forget about Grayson Allen.

04/06/2015

Lourawls Nairn Jr. #11 of the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Lourawls Nairn, Jr.

If Michigan State is to continue its magical Tournament run, it will need continued strong play from a 5’10” freshman from the Bahamas called “Tum Tum.”

03/31/2015

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Hassan Martin Shows A Lot Of Promise In Only His Second Season With URI

With his second season ending up exponentially better than his first, Hassan Martin has to be confident about Rhode Island’s ability to reach the NCAA Tournament by next year.

03/30/2015

Steve Vasturia #32 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Notre Dame Guard Steve Vasturia

Vasturia, who played his high school ball at St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia, has started every game for Notre Dame this season after starting 12 last year.

03/24/2015

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Ryan Boatright Looks Towards NBA After Successful Collegiate Career

After winning an NCAA National Championship in his junior season, Ryan Boatright hopes to garner a World championship at the next level.

03/23/2015

DAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Ohio State Guard D’Angelo Russell

A United States Basketball Writers Association First Team All American, Russell will lead Ohio State into this week’s NCAA Tournament.

03/17/2015

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Will BC’s Olivier Hanlan Declare For The 2015 NBA Draft?

With one season of eligibility left in his collegiate career, junior guard Olivier Hanlan is faced with the decision of whether to stick around for another season, or declare for the draft.

03/16/2015

MORGANTOWN, WV - JANUARY 13: Daxter Miles Jr. #4 of the West Virginia Mountaineers reacts to the crowd late in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at the WVU Coliseum on January 13, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia. WVU defeated Oklahoma 86-65. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rising Star: West Virginia Guard Daxter Miles, Jr.

On the court, the 6’3” shooting guard has stepped up his game following injuries to Staten and Browne. Miles is averaging 7.2 points per game while shooting 40 percent from the field and 34 percent from deep.

03/13/2015

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