The Spartans embark on one of their most anticipated seasons in years, highlighted by the return of Miles Bridges for his sophomore season. The 6-7 forward earned second team All-American honors averaging 16.9 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. He’ll be joined in the frontcourt by top recruit Jaren Jackson, Jr., a projected NBA lottery pick. An experienced backcourt of Cassius Winston and Tum Tum Nairn combined for over 300 assists last season. Tom Izzo’s team is favored to win its first Big Ten regular season title since 2012.