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Great Things Come In Threes, Illini Are Hot

The Friday morning coffee break talk around the Illini Nation has to be pretty upbeat. Illinois' head coach, Bruce Weber, has landed three of the top players in the state's Class of 2009, and from the looks of things, Weber may not be done. Read here for the latest update on recent commitment Joseph Bertrand.

Luckily enough, last year and this past summer, I was able to witness 6-4 combo-guard Joseph Bertrand play a number of times. Each time I watched him play, the kid left me wanting more. I say that in the most positive way, because I could see all the things he can do on the court that other players only dream of. A lot of people like to over-analyze recruits but I'm not one of them. Bertrand...

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