The next phase of the recruitment of young basketball superstar Andrew Wiggins begins this week when Wiggins takes an official visit to Kentucky.
Though Wiggins plans to go through all of his scheduled visits and said as recently as two weeks ago that he's given very little thought to his recruitment or where he'll end up, not many will or should be surprised if Kentucky becomes his ultimate temporary destination.
It will be temporary because Wiggins is a near-certainty to be selected at or near the top of the NBA Draft in 2014. A rare athlete, the 6-foot-8 Wiggins has taken off -- quite literally on his highlight-reel dunks -- while playing high school basketball the last two seasons for Huntington (W.V.) Prep, and last fall he re-classified from the class of 2014 to the class of 2013.
That's the kind of move made to speed up a player's arrival in the NBA, and nobody gets gifted young players to the NBA quicker and into higher draft positions like Kentucky coach John Calipari d...