Rising Stars

Wisconsin's Future In Good Hands With Bronson KoenigThree-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.
Rising Star: Duke Guard Grayson AllenWhile Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, and Tyus Jones have been incredible this season, don’t forget about Grayson Allen.
Muhammad, Spartans Hope Next Season Has More BounceOn the bright side, the Spartans do have some young talent to build around in hopes of adding more wins next season and being more competitive in MWC play. One such player is current sophomore guard Rashad Muhammad.
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.”
Zags Can Build Around Sabonis Next SeasonAfter a sweet run to the Elite Eight of March Madness, the Zags saw their season come to an end this past Sunday in a 66-52 defeat at the hands of Duke
San Francisco's Best-Known Venues For Local BandsA look at five of the best small best venues for locals bands in San Francisco, including two of the world's most famous spots for live music.
Rising Star: Notre Dame Guard Steve VasturiaVasturia, 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.
Alford Keeping It All In The Family At UCLAFor sophomore guard Bryce Alford and the UCLA Bruins, the ups have certainly outweighed the downs, as the team from Westwood heads to yet another Sweet 16 appearance this Friday evening versus Gonzaga.
Rising Star: Ohio State Guard D’Angelo RussellA United States Basketball Writers Association First Team All American, Russell will lead Ohio State into this week’s NCAA Tournament.
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.
Valparaiso Forward Alec Peters Shines In Regular Season FinaleAlec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.
Rising Star: Stanford Guard Marcus AllenMarcus Allen says he learned some “tricks” training with renowned hoops instructor John Lucas in Houston this past summer, but there’s nothing gimmicky about his transformation this season.