Found October 24, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:

Andrew Wiggins has yet to play a second of college basketball, but the Kansas freshman continues to get the attention of an NBA star already. Wiggins was recently interviewed by GQ Magazine, where he said that he can’t yet be mentioned in the same sentence as Lebron James and compared his game to Kevin Durant’s. “Aw, it’s not fair to even say my name in the same sentence as his,” says Wiggins during his first week of classes at Kansas. “I haven’t even played one game of college ball.” Is there another player who’s more comparable? “I like Kevin Durant’s game! Ain’t nothing he can’t do. Shoot. Has a handle. Plays D. Scores at will. Durant, man! Has that killer instinct.” I can’t wait to see if he lives up to all of this hype on the court.


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Casey’s 2014 Draft Prospect Profiles: Andrew Wiggins

Position: Small Forward Height/Weight: 6-8 / 205 Birthdate: February 23, 1995 College: Kansas University Year: Freshman Predicted Draft Position: Round 1, Pick 1 Strengths: Andrew Wiggins is gifted with extraordinary athletic ability.  Throughout his years in high school, the Canadian small forward exhibited an unbelievable vertical and freakish agility.  His speed and agility...

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All eyes were on freshman phenom Andrew Wiggins at the 2013 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Media Day that took place at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO yesterday. This comes as no surprise seeing as the 18-year-old Ontario native is the number one recruit for the class of 2013. With all the hype surrounding him one has to wonder will he be able to live up to it? With comparisons...

Oklahoma State's Smart doesn't hate Andrew Wiggins -- he just hates the Wiggins hype

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hate Marcus Smart? How can you hate Marcus Smart? The man is poetry, in an Ochocinco sort of way. On one side, Oklahoma State's star point guard has the word "Cowboys" shaved into his head. On the other side, it says, "Wiggins sucks." OK, so we made the second part up. But even if the thought isn't written on his head, it sure as hell...

KU's Andrew Wiggins takes center stage at Big 12 media day

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Marcus Smart wants to see Andrew Wiggins play first

Right now Oklahoma State star Marcus Smart is the best player in the Big 12. Threatening to overtake his is freshman Andrew Wiggins of Kansas. Wiggins has been hyped forever now, and Smart wants to see him play before he believes in the hype. “A lot of people are saying he’s the best player now in college basketball,” Smart said of Wiggins during the Big 12′s annual media...

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Andrew Wiggins Says Comparisons to LeBron James and Kevin Durant Unfair

Kansas Jayhawks star Andrew Wiggins is supposed to be the next big thing once he makes the jump to the NBA. Wiggins though is smartly trying to manage the outsize expectations fans and media have. Per ESPN: “Well he hasn’t asked for any of it’ head coach Bill Self said. ‘If you talk to him he’s humble and a lowkey guy that deflects attention as much as anybody I’ve been...

Andrew Wiggins thinks comparisons to Lebron and KD unfair

Kansas freshman phenom and consensus number one pick in the 2014 draft Andrew Wiggins thinks it's premature and unfair to compare him to the reigning NBA MVP Lebron James or superstar Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant. According to NBC sports reporter Kurt Hellin, Wiggins told ESPN: “I’ve got a long way to go before I can be compared to LeBron and Durant...

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Marcus Smart has a simple message for Andrew Wiggins: Prove it. It's the same message that Smart's veteran teammates from Oklahoma State want to deliver to the young, hungry group of Jayhawks led by the prized freshman this season. ''A lot of people are saying he's the best player now in college basketball,'' Smart said of Wiggins during the Big 12&...
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