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Penn State Contacted WVU Transfer Jalen Bridges

It was reported by Travis Branham of 247 Sports that Penn State men’s basketball has reached out to West Virginia transfer Jalen Bridges.

Bridges (6-foot-7) has heard from Arkansas, DePaul, Kansas State, Loyola Chicago, Michigan State, Minnesota, NC State, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Penn State, Pitt, San Diego State, South Florida, Texas A&M and Wake Forest.

A source tells WV Sports Now that MSU head coach Tom Izzo reached personally out to Bridges.

Bridges entered his name into the transfer portal Wednesday afternoon after spending two years playing at WVU. Bridges, a Fairmont, W. Va., native, spent three years at WVU, playing in two seasons and 61 games. He averaged 8.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.7 blocks through 33 games this past season.

Another WVU transfer, Isaiah Cottrell, has also heard from the Penn State coaching staff, he told WV Sports Now.

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