SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- After announcing his transfer from Nebraska, Andrew White III took little time to visit Syracuse. The coaching staff extended White a scholarship offer with the intentions that he could be the final piece in getting SU back to the Final Four.
White told CBS Sports he's planning to visit Michigan State this weekend.
If White chose Syracuse, he would replace Malachi Richardson's minutes and ability to score. The only difference is White scores at a higher and more efficient rate.
Andrew wants big-time minutes, publicity, to play high-level basketball and a chance to improve his draft stock. He would get all of that at Syracuse.
Michigan State offers three-of-four, but can't promise the most important component -- minutes.
The Orange lost roughly 77-80 minutes from guards Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney, along with 34 from Malachi Richardson.
Bridges, a 6-foot-7 guard/forward, is described as a lethal scorer who can shoot and drive with ease. He'll likely start from day one.
Langford, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, has elite athleticism. He lacks explosiveness, but can shoot it from deep, is a great passer and has great strength for his age which helps him when facing contact.
Both are setup to be big-time contributors for the Spartans, which leads most people confused on why Izzo would pursue White.
After starting his career at Kansas, Andrew transferred to Nebraska due to lack of playing time. He averaged 16.6 points per game last season, proving he can be an efficient scorer - something the Orange needs for this upcoming season.