FOX Sports Wisconsin Midweek Stock Report for Jan. 13

BY Ryan Lund • January 13, 2016

Every Wednesday, FOX Sports Wisconsin takes a look at which athletes' stock is trending up and whose is trending down.

In other words, who is making a meteoric rise, and who is quickly plummeting.

With that in mind, let's "take stock" of the current sports scene in Wisconsin, shall we?

Aaron Rodgers, Packers QB

The Packers signal-caller rebounded after a shoddy performance against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 17 to lead Green Bay to a 35-18 win over the Washington Redskins in the wild-card round.  Rodgers threw for 210 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the win.

Eddie Lacy/James Starks, Packers RBs

The Packers' running game got back to work against the Redskins, as Lacy and Starks rushed for a combined for 116 yards and two touchdowns. The duo played a critical role in the second half, as Green Bay whittled the game away.

Henry Ellenson, Marquette F

The electric rookie was named the Big East Freshman of the Week for the third time after leading the Golden Eagles to wins over Providence and St. John's. Ellenson averaged 14 points,

10 rebounds and three blocks per game over those two games, and now ranks 11th nationally in freshman scoring.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks SF

"The Greek Freak" came alive Tuesday, scoring 29 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 106-101 win over the Chicago Bulls. Antetokounmpo also picked up 10 boards, as the Bucks rallied after entering the third quarter down 51-46, before rallying in the fourth to pick up the win.

With just one win in their last five games the Badgers have now fallen to 12th in the Big Ten, with their last win coming on Jan. 2 against Rutgers. Their latest matchup, a 70-65 road loss to Northwestern, was just the third time that the Wildcats have toppled Wisconsin in their last 17 meetings.

Johnny O'Bryant, Bucks F

Once part of the rotation, O'Bryant has seen his playing time dwindle to mostly garbage-time minutes. This past week didn't play against Dallas and then saw roughly 3 1/2 minutes against the Bulls --  both Milwaukee victories.

Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association

The WIAA reminded schools and students about sportsmanship, and, well, the thing took on a life of its own with national website and personalities criticizing the organization, which went on full public relations alert on the way people misconstrued what they issued. In an age when people just read the headlines or don't do their own research, it's not the look the WIAA was shooting for.

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