Morgantown, West Virginia – Moments ago, former West Virginia Mountaineers forward and Fairmont, West Virginia native Jalen Bridges announced that he has decided to “explore the NBA Draft process while maintaining his eligibility.”
Bridges said, “Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine and I feel that now is the right time to take a step to make my dream a reality. I will continue to work hard and make the most of this opportunity, and I look forward to what the future holds.”
Bridges, a junior, averaged 10.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game while shooting 50.6% from the field and 32.4% from three point range.
Former #WVU forward Jalen Bridges declares for the NBA Draft while maintaining his eligibility. pic.twitter.com/5oW7MYAky8
— The Voice of Morgantown (@voicemorgantown) April 22, 2023