December 28, 2006

Weber watches sophomore

2009 point guard prospect Joseph Bertrand from Sterling (Ill.) has become an in demand prospect in the Midwest, and one of the top players in Illinois for the class of 2009. As 6-foot-4 he has the size and athleticism to be an elite player nationally in the class of 2009. Now, he just has to take that next step.

Illinois has been recruiting the sophomore star for quite some time, and he visited Champaign unofficially twice during the fall period, including a visit for midnight madness. Other teams involved with the 2009 prospect are a who's who of basketball in the Midwest.

Southern Illinois, Purdue, Iowa and Wisconsin are among those interested.

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