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Junior guard Joseph Bertrand helped Illinois defeat Georgia Tech at home on Wednesday night 75-62.Check out this video of an acrobatic layup by Bertrand in the second half. Bertrand switched the ball in midair and somehow made the layup. Talk about some serious hang time.Bertrand ended up with 15 points.
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The Big Ten pretty much dominated the ACC this week, and they also stole the highlight real as well… On Wednesday night, the Fighting Illini took down the Yellow Jackets and Joseph Bertrand hit a ridiculous AND-1 layup. Big Ten on the rise bro.
Didn’t catch Illinois-Georgia Tech last night because you were busy living life? You missed the Illini’s junior guard Joseph Bertrand with one of the best layups you’ll see all year.
Why do I hate the NBA? Because you don’t get this kind of excitement from giant orange floppy hat guy (bottom right corner) at Lakers games because he can’t get courtside tickets.
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Georgia Tech still needs to learn how to finish.
Reserve guard Joseph Bertrand hit 3-pointers on consecutive possessions and scored every point in a 10-0 run Wednesday night that rallied No. 22 Illinois to a 75-62 victory over the Yellow Jackets in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game.
Before the second-half scoring spurt by Bertrand, Georgia Tech held a 58-54 lead.
Just when it appeared No. 22 Illinois had gone quiet, reserve guard Joseph Bertrand made some noise.
The redshirt junior hit 3-pointers on consecutive possessions and scored every point in a 10-0 run to ignite the Illini to a 75-62 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game.
Illinois (8-0) rallied late behind Bertrand, whose one-man show lifted...
On a school playground somewhere south of Roosevelt and north of 138th Street, Chicago’s next basketball prodigy goes fearlessly to the rim. He’s 12 years old, but he’s already got the dexterity of a 12-year veteran. His crossover is fierce yet understated and elicits the slack-jawed admiration of his classmates, as he first takes a defender off the dribble to his...
Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas says Tim Beckman will coach the Fighting Illini again next year.
In an interview on WDWS-AM, Thomas responded Tuesday to rumors that Beckman would be dismissed after coaching the Illini to a 2-10 record this season, his first with the team. Illinois did not win a Big Ten game.
Will giving his support to Beckman, Thomas added the program will...