Michigan State star Miles Bridges lands on this week’s Sports Illustrated cover – MLive.com

EAST LANSING – Miles Bridges has already received just about every preseason honor there is to receive.

Now, a week before the Spartans kick off the regular season, he’s received perhaps the most prestigious of them all. 

The Michigan State star sophomore is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated. The image features him and Sparty under the headline “School Spirit.”


The issue, which previews the 2017-18 college basketball season, features a feature story on Bridges and his decision to skip the NBA Draft and return for his sophomore season. 

It also rates Michigan State the No. 2 preseason team in college basketball, behind only Arizona. 

Bridges has already been named preseason national player of the year by multiple publications, and was voted the Big Ten’s preseason player of the year. 

Michigan State kicks off its regular season on Nov. 10 against North Florida.