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Tyson Wheeler is out to prove that he's not just "Tyson Wheeler's son."

There's a certain amount of pressure that comes with sharing a name with a father who was one of the area's best basketball players ever. But St. Bernard junior Tyson Wheeler is working every day to carve his own path to success on the court. Tyson Wheeler the father won a state title at New London, went to the Elite Eight with URI, and played in the NBA. Tyson Wheeler the son is coming into his own as a leader on what head coach Mark Jones calls "the most talent team" he's ever had.

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