IPTV: The Bertrand Bond

IPTV: The Bertrand Bond

An important figure on and off the court in her son Joe's life, Lorita Bertrand can be found in her customary seat at every home game in Assembly Hall.

Redshirt junior Illini basketball player Joe Bertrand lists his mother Lorita as the most influential person in his life because, "she has always supported me in whatever I wanted to do."

In this IlliniPlaybook exclusive, find out how strong a mother's support of her son can be.

IlliniPlaybook

BadgerNation.com Recommended Stories


  • Publicly saying the University of Wisconsin was his top school for several months, Seffner (FL) Armwood middle linebacker Jordan Griffin finally let the cat out of the bag, becoming the sixth…

  • Running back Melvin Gordon scored three of the Wisconsin's five rushing touchdowns and quarterback Joel Stave threw for a pair, as the Badgers dominated Maryland in all three phases during a 52-7…

  • With three opportunities on the table, Brown Deer (WI) athlete Zack Baun felt Wisconsin's grayshirt offer was too much to pass up, as he committed to the program on an unofficial visit Saturday.

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Rob Warner posts his big-name players to watch as they heal at the last minute before the games begin on Sunday. Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles (pictured…

  • Highly opinionated previews of every game. Are you ready for some insider info?

Up Next


Tweets