September 6, 2007

Offers, visits rolling in for Bertrand

The offers are rolling in at a quick pace for four-star junior Joseph Bertrand. The 6-foot-4, 170-pound guard from Sterling (Ill.) High School has a handful of free rides heading into the school year and a handful of visits are on his to-do list this month.

Bertrand, the No. 60 ranked player in the class of 2009, has a busy slate ahead this month. This weekend, he'll make a return trip to the University of Illinois. The weekend after, he's off to Wisconsin. Southern Illinois will host him at some point this month, too. Bertrand has been to all three programs before unofficially.

As one of the top prospects in the Midwest, it doesn't come as a big surprise that his offer list is filled with programs from the area.

Bertrand said he has offers from Arizona State, Bradley, Illinois State, Iowa, Marquette, Notre Dame, Southern Illinois and Wisconsin. Kentucky, Southern Cal, Cincinnati and Miami are also interested, he said.

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