Jared Berggren Makes Minnesota Visit

Junior Jared Berggren, a 6-foot-10 center, is making an unofficial visit to Minnesota. Berggren averaged 10.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots per game as a sophomore.

Jared Berggren shot 55.0% from the field and 55.1% from the line as Princeton finished 15-13 last season. He will be asked to carry more of the offensive load with the graduation of Scott Roehl, a 6-foot-7 senior, who averaged 19.4 points and twelve rebounds per game this past season. Roehl will play at Southwest Minnesota State next season.

Berggren has played this spring for the Howard Pulley Panthers AAU team. He shined in the Kingwood Classic, where he blocked four shots of McDonald's All-American Darrel Arthur. He also participated in the 2006 Nike Hoop Jamboree in St. Louis.

Berggren has received scholarship offers from Wisconsin, Purdue, Iowa State and Minnesota.

Berggren said that he is lifting weights four times a week.

"I'm working on my agility and shooting every day.

Berggren said that he is between 6-foot-9 and 6-foot-10. He told Golden Sports.Net that he has not grown recently, but his feet have.

"I just went up to a size 16."

His father is 6-foot-5 and his mother is 5-foot-11.

Berggren said that he is also hearing from Miami, Cincinnati, Georgetown and North Dakota State.

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