Battle finished with 17 points on 4-of-15 shooting, Oshae Brissett scored 15 and Frank Howard 13 before fouling out. Bridges scored 11 points on 4-of-18 shooting in what was likely his final collegiate game. Cassius Winston scored 15 points with 6 assists and Nick Ward had 10 points for Michigan State, which out-rebounded Syracuse, 51-30.
Syracuse to the Sweet 16 and Miles Bridges and Michigan State are done. pic.twitter.com/BJXcI3EX0z— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) March 18, 2018
Michigan State was attempting to join Purdue and Michigan among Big Ten schools already in the Sweet 16.
Neither Miles Bridges, Jaren Jackson or Nick Ward would say if they’re deciding to leave school early for the NBA draft.When I asked Cassius Winston, he laughed and said he’s for sure coming back. He’s not going anywhere. — Casey Harrison (@Casey_Harrison1) March 18, 2018