Jaren Jackson, Miles Bridges decline to address NBA draft after Michigan State’s 2018 NCAA Tournament loss

This topic came up a year ago.

Will Miles Bridges go pro?

As of Sunday night, after Michigan State’s loss to Syracuse to end the Spartans’ season, the 6-foot-7 forward hasn’t decided just yet.

Talk of Bridges leaving Michigan State after his freshman season surfaced and he was expected to leave. Then, he decided to come back for his sophomore season, making the Spartans an early favorite to cut the nets down in April.

Bridges was also considered as Sports Illustrated’s favorite to win National Player of the Year this season. He averaged 16.9 points and 8.3 rebounds per contest as a freshman and then averaged 17.3 points and 7 rebounds per game this season.

Bridges isn’t the only lengthy, talented underclassman with a decision to make about the NBA Draft. Jaren Jackson Jr., a 6-foot-11 freshman who came into the Spartans’ program this season as a top-10 recruit, was also asked about his future.

The talented duo are obviously upset following the team’s NCAA Tournament loss. It doesn’t come as too much of a surprise to hear that they aren’t decided quite yet.

The Spartans finish the season with a 30-5 record on the season. Their starting lineup, which consisted of Bridges and Jackson Jr., was also made up of three other sophomores.

If Bridges and Jackson Jr. decide to return, lofty expectations are likely to follow. Just like they were a year ago.

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