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Miles Bridges Addresses Allegations Of Receiving Improper Benefits

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

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 4: Miles Bridges #22 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Breslin Center on January 4, 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Miles Bridges scored 10 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in Michigan State's win over Wisconsin today. The win gave the Spartans the outright Big Ten championship.

This comes a little more than 24 hours after Bridges' name surfaced in a Yahoo! Sports story about improper benefits in the college basketball world. The report said that Bridges' family accepted improper benefits.

From the Lansing State Journal:

The connection to Bridges' mom, which doesn't seem as egregious as the FBI's other findings, was revealed in Dawkins' ASM expense report documents from May 3, 2016. The documents were seized by the FBI and obtained by Yahoo, and they included two items involving Cynthia Bridges. Those were:

* “Redwood Lodge. Lunch w/Miles Bridges Parents. $70.05.”

* “ATM Withdrawl: Miles Bridges mom advance. $400”

Bridges was cleared to play today against Wisconsin. After the game, he spoke out against the allegations.

Bridges will reportedly continue to play for Michigan State. The Spartans are in contention for a No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

MSU has locked up the No. 1 seed for the Big Ten Tournament. It begins next week in New York City.