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Morgantown, West Virginia announced – Jalen Bridges has left the Mountaineers and entering a transfer portal. Former West Virginia striker says he won’t be playing 2022 – 2023.
During the time with Mountaineers last season. Bridges came as Morgantown striker has been ranked the top player in West Virginia around the 2019 recruiting cycle. Reported by a high four-star rating of the 247Sports Composite. Currently, it has been contacted by the school. All of them asking to land the second-class talented player.
Bridges moved into the starting lineup halfway through the 2020-21 season after Oscar Tshiebwe left. Bridges really helped the Mountaineers strengthen their new lineup mid-season. As they secured the 3rd seed in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. The Fairmont, WV original played 61 games in two seasons at Morgantown with 52 starts.
Bridges, a Fairmont native, spent three years at WVU, playing in two seasons and 61 games. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged all point is 8.4 points,
All through 33 games this past season.
He is averaging 7.3 points per game. With a career high of 22 points against TCU in March 2021 and again this January against Oklahoma State.
Bridges has heard of the following schools, according to National Basketball Analyst, Travis Branham: Arkansas, Wake Forest, Ohio State, NC State, Texas A&M, Michigan State, Kansas State, DePaul, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Pitt, Minnesota, Florida South, the States of San Diego and Loyola.
For the record, Jalen Bridges has had 35 scholarship offers coming from high school. Of the many offers that come. Former West Virginia striker is the fourth scholarship player to leave the Mountaineer program this season. Joining Isaiah Cotrell, Taj Thweatt and Seny Ndiaye. Now, Bridges will have a long list of other colleges to choose from.