Posted On: 08/20/15 11:30 PM

When South Dakota State, North Dakota State, and North Dakota offered Aberdeen Central combo forward Cole Bergan a scholarship this month it put the young 2018 talent in the potential for elite company. 

No player is guaranteed anything especially at the age of 15 but the work ethic, skill level, and potential of Cole Bergan has put him out ahead.

What type of company is Cole in?  If you look around the seven state area only two other players have received multiple scholarship offers out of the 2018 class: Tre Jones of Apple Valley, Minnesota (brother of national champion and NBA first round pick Tyus Jones) and Joe Wieskamp of Muscatine, Iowa (committed to Iowa).  That’s it.  Jones, Wieskamp, and Bergan (according to national databases).

Keep in mind this is a great year in Wisconsin and Missouri for players and Illinois will always have several young talents receiving early attention so the Midwest has a load of young talent in this class.  That said Bergan, Jones, and Wieskamp are amongst the early standouts in the seven state area. .

Minnesota has a fantastic 2018 class so it won’t be long before others join the first three multiple scholarship guys.  Same

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