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MSU Clarifies What Happened With Miles Bridges

A closeup of Miles Bridges in a Michigan State Spartans uniform.

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 31: Miles Bridges #22 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts to a play during a game against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the second half at Breslin Center on January 31, 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State star Miles Bridges was named in Yahoo's bombshell report over the weekend. According to the piece, Bridges' family was accused of accepting impermissible benefits.

Included in those impermissible benefits was a reported $400 advance given to Bridges' mom. Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo said an internal investigation found that to be untrue.

However, Izzo did say there was a point where Michigan State wasn't sure if Bridges would play in Sunday's regular season finale. Eventually, he was declared eligible.

According to a release from Michigan State, the university compliance office did find an NCAA violation pertaining to Bridges. It was a minor one, but it did result in him being momentarily ruled ineligible.

A member of Bridges' family had dinner without an agent without Bridges' knowledge. The value of the dinner was a whopping $40, which Bridges repaid.

Bridges was reinstated after repaying the price of the meal. He posted 10 points and eight rebounds in Michigan State's win over Wisconsin.

As long as that is the extent of what Bridges is culpable for, he should be good to go for the Spartans in postseason play. That's good news for MSU.

The Spartans have the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Big Ten Tournament and still have a chance at a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, depending on how they do.

In the meantime, just hope nothing new comes out regarding Bridges.