Miles Bridges averaged 16.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists as a freshman for the Spartans. The Spartans will also add talented freshman power forward Jaren Jackson and senior center Gavin Schilling, who missed all of last season due to injury.
Quincy McKnight, a first-team all-Northeast Conference selection this past season, will transfer from Sacred Heart. McKnight, a 6-foot-3 guard, averaged 18.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a sophomore for the Pioneers. This is an all-too-familiar feeling for Sacred Heart head coach Anthony Latina.
Northwestern has agreed to a new contract with football coach Pat Fitzgerald that runs through the 2026 season, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because Northwestern planned to make a formal announcement on Tuesday. In a news release, the school said a news conference was scheduled with Fitzgerald, athletic director Jim Phillips and basketball coach Chris Collins at the Under Armour Brand House in Chicago on Tuesday.