The Illini got back into the NCAA tourney bubble talk with their win at Michigan State, and they can make some more noise Tuesday night on senior night when they take on the Michigan Wolverines at the State Farm Center. [details]
2012 (Junior): Played in 35 games, starting five times ... Won team's 6th-Man Award ... Fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 7.3 points ... Scored in double figures 10 times ... Led Illini in field goal percentage, shooting 50.2 percent (102-203) ... Third on the team in rebounding, averaging 4.1 rpg ... Team-high 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting with six rebounds vs. Chaminade (Nov. 20) ... 13 points, six rebounds and three steals vs. Gardner-Webb (Nov. 25) ... After the Illini trailed 58-54 late in the game against Georgia Tech (Nov. 28), Bertrand scored 10-straight points, including two 3-pointers, to give the Illini a 64-58 lead, scoring a team-high 15 points in the game ... Hit 4-of-5 field goals for nine points at Gonzaga (Dec. 8) ... 13 points vs. Missouri (Dec. 22) ... 14 points and seven rebounds at Purdue (Jan. 2) ... 12 points and a career-high three blocksed shots vs. Ohio State (Jan. 5) ... 12 points and seven boards at Wisconsin (Jan. 12) ... Eight rebounds and a career-high five steals with seven points at Nebraska (Jan. 22) ... Season-high 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting with seven boards vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 3) ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Purdue (Feb. 13), tying the most boards by an Illini on the season ... 10 points vs. Indiana in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal (March 15).
2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 32 games and started 14 times ... Fourth on the team in scoring at 6.5 ppg ... Scored in double figures 11 times and led the UI in scoring in two games ... Ranked ninth in the Big Ten in field goal percentage during conference play at 52 percent ... Posted 11 points and a season-high eight rebounds vs. Lipscomb (Nov. 17) ... Matched the best single-game shooting percentage in school history, hitting a perfect 9-of-9 from the field and scoring 19 points vs. Missouri (Dec. 22) ... Tallied 13 points and hit first four shots vs. Minnesota (Dec. 27) to finish with a streak of 13 consecutive field goals made ... Made first career start at Purdue (Dec. 31) and scored eight points ... Equaled season high with eight rebounds and scored 10 points at Northwestern (Jan. 4) ... Notched a career-high 25 points on 11-of-12 shooting vs. Nebraska (Jan. 7) ... Posted his second double-digit made field goal streak with 12 after hitting final four shots at Northwestern and first eight baskets vs. Nebraska ... Dished out a career-best five assists while scoring 15 points vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 22) ... Matched a career high with five assists vs. Purdue (Feb. 15) and at Nebraska (Feb. 18).
2010 (Freshman): Played in 15 games, averaging 1.1 points ... Saw first career action vs. UC Irvine (Nov. 8) ... Scored a season-high five points in 17 minutes vs. Toledo (Nov. 10) ... Tallied four points vs. Indiana (March 5).
2009 (Redshirt): Sat out the season as a redshirt ... Had knee surgery Sept. 11, 2009, to repair torn lateral meniscus in his right knee ... Following the season, traveled to Poland on a foreign tour trip with Athletes in Action sports ministry.