Nets’ Mikal Bridges on having his number retired at Villanova: ‘I’m just so grateful’

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Nets forward Mikal Bridges was already a big part of Villanova basketball history, having won two NCAA championships during his three seasons with the school. On Friday, Villanova further cemented Bridges’ legacy there by retiring his No. 25. “I couldn’t have even dreamed of this day,” Bridges said during a ceremony at halftime of Villanova’s 57-40 win over Maryland in Philadelphia. “First time walking on campus, I promise you, I didn’t think about my jersey getting retired,” Bridges said. “I kind of just wanted to play some minutes, get out there and have some fun. I’m just so grat…

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