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Tweet The No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks improved their record on the season to 17-5 (8-1 Big 12) on Tuesday thanks to a 69-52 victory over Baylor. Prized freshman Andrew Wiggins was quiet in the first half, not making his first shot until just before the first twenty minutes ended. It was a pretty impressive way to break into the scoring column. Wiggins finished with 14 points (4-13 FG), seven rebounds, five assists, three steals, two blocks, and surely a place in SportsCenter’s top 10.
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Freshman basketball sensation Andrew Wiggins drained a half-court buzzer-beating shot to end the first half of Kansas’ game on Tuesday night at Baylor. Stunningly, those were the only three points Wiggins had in the first half, but swishing a half-court buzzer-beater may just get his confidence going.
The No. 8 Jayhawks would improve their first-place record in a loaded Big-12...
The goal of any great college coach is to take a kid who has star written all over him, and help shape and refine his already explosive game.
That is the reason Andrew Wiggins and so many other top preps choose Bill Self and Kansas for their NBA tuneup. Wiggins has really progressed during his freshman season at Kansas, and according to Chad Ford, NBA GM are noticing also.
Kansas freshman phenom Andrew Wiggins had a quiet first half against Big 12 rival Baylor, but he ended it with a bang. With the clock running down in the half, Wiggins drilled a shot from beyond half-court to extend Kansas’ lead to 35-27 heading into the intermission. The heave was Wiggins’ only made field goal of the half, he finished 1-of-4 from the field for only three total...
Andrew Wiggins has progressed during his freshman season at Kansas.
Wiggins has played great defense and increased his three-point percentage to 37 percent.
"He's playing so much better," one GM said. "He's becoming aggressive. He's playing with more poise. He missed a lot of shots on Saturday, but many of them were good shots that just didn't go down...
Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins nails a half court shot against Baylor.Thanks ESPN:
He had gone scoreless for 19 minutes, 59 seconds, another lost half for Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins.
Maybe it was Baylor’s zone, or Kansas’ desire to play inside-out. Maybe it was just a general hangover after the eighth-ranked Jayhawks had suffered their first Big 12 loss at Texas on Saturday..
Whatever it was, it was glaring: For nearly 20 minutes on Tuesday night, Wiggins...
It was Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins only basket of the first half during Tuesday night’s game against Baylor, buy boy was it a big one. Wiggins drained a 50-footer right before the end of the first half to give Kansas the 35-27 lead.
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Check out the original article, which ran oh Philly.com here. --The 2014 NBA Draft still sits several months away, and mock draft boards will change literally dozens of times before draft day, but it’s never too early to get an idea of where particular players may fall. NBADraft.net’s most recent iteration of their annual mock draft has Kansas’ freshman phenom Andrew Wiggins...
Why do people go back to the same barber over and over again?
They know they will get the same top quality haircut every time they go in for a visit. Consistency is the one thing Kansas star Andrew Wiggins has not shown in his hair styles, nor his play, and it could be the reason the Jayhawks are not seeing their full potential.
Saturday afternoon in Austin, the Jayhawks...
surprisingly, it was Wiggins' first and only field goal of the first half. He dominated the second half, however, finishing with 14 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks, 3 steals and no turnovers in Kansas's 17 point win over Baylor
Kansas coach Bill Self knows most people look at how Andrew Wiggins plays as a barometer for what to expect from the eighth-ranked Jayhawks.
Don't make the mistake of overlooking the other players around the Big 12's top-scoring freshman.
Naadir Tharpe scored 22 points, nine in a go-ahead run before halftime, and the Big 12-leading Jayhawks rebounded from their first league...
In November, Kansas Jayhawks freshman forward Andrew Wiggins pretty much gave away that he will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft once the 2013-2014 college basketball season is over:
Kansas better win now because freshman Andrew Wiggins has acknowledged that he’ll most likely be heading to the NBA next season.
“I would say just being able to enjoy my last year of school,” Wiggins...
Ladies and gentlemen, the tank standings are heating up. The best example of this is that the Celtics went just 1-2 last week, and yet fell a spot in the Wiggins Watch rankings.We have new reports that both the Lakers (Pau Gasol) and Cavs (possibly a lot of guys) are willing to move pieces before the deadline, which would only help them in the race to the bottom. We also have the...