2014 NBA Draft Player Profile: Andrew Wiggins

  Andrew Wiggins Kansas – Freshman (Born 1995) Small Forward 6’8″ 200 lbs   College Accolades: Consensus Second Team All-American (2014) First Team All-Big 12 (2014) Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2014)   The Good: - 7’0″ wingspan - NBA ready body - explosive athleticism - capable of being a big time scorer - fairly efficient scorer - great in transition - very good at...
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Photo: Here Is The Most-Searched-For Athlete In Each US State

There was a time when Kentucky fans thought that on top of their already-loaded 2013 recruiting class, the Wildcats would be able to convince Andrew Wiggins – then ranked the No. 1 high school recruit – to come to Lexington. While Wiggins eventually chose to play for Kansas instead, it looks like UK fans still searched for him more than any other athlete in the past 12 months...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins most popular athlete in state of Kentucky, wait WHAT?

A new survey ranked the most popular athletes in every state. Andrew Wiggins was #1 in Kansas; as expected. However, Wiggins was also #1 in Kentucky. HUH? What? Que? Well, we know this survey didn’t take into account media skills; since Andrew Wiggins doesn’t have any. Seriously, a Wiggins interview is almost always as painful if not more so than any time Cody Zeller or Michael...
Via The Sports Bank
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Study: Average men's college basketball player worth $375K

Drexel University and the National Collegiate Players Association recently conducted a survey to determine how much a collegiate player would be worth in an open market. The survey was conducted as part of a larger question of if/when college players would be paid for their services. The results revealed that men’s college basketball players could be worth approximately $375,000...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Oubre not trying to replace Andrew Wiggins at Kansas

With Andrew Wiggins expected to be the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Kansas Jayhawks have a hole to fill at small forward.  Enter McDonald’s All-American, Kelly Oubre.  The 6-7 Findlay Prep product should start for KU next season at small forward but is trying to be his himself and not replicate what the Jayhawks are losing in Wiggins. “Stepping into that role, I...
Via The Sports Bank
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks' Wiggins off to NBA after freshman season

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins made official Monday what he's been telling folks all along: He's headed to the NBA after his only season with the Jayhawks. The 6-foot-8 forward, who was voted second-team All-America earlier in the day, is expected to go in the top three picks in the June draft. Some believe he could go first overall. Wiggins was the top...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins declares for the NBA Draft

On Monday afternoon, Andrew Wiggins announced his decision to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Surrounded by his family and Bill Self, Wiggins met with the media to discuss his decision. “First, I’d like to give glory to god for giving me this opportunity,” said Wiggins. “At the end of the day, I decided I’m going to enter the draft.” “It wasn’t an easy decision,” continued...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas sets news conference with Wiggins, Self

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas has scheduled a news conference Monday at Allen Fieldhouse with freshman star Andrew Wiggins and coach Bill Self. Wiggins has already said he plans to enter the NBA Draft, though Kansas would not say what the news will be. The 6-foot-8 Wiggins led Kansas in scoring at 17.1 points per game and averaged 5.9 rebounds. The Canadian was the Big 12 Freshman of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins will announce his pro decision on Monday

Andrew Wiggins will meet with the media on Monday at 2 PM CT to announce he’s turning pro. Wiggins will address the media with Bill Self. “I wish I had more time to stay here and do my thing and just be with the team and the coaches and all these wonderful fans,” Wiggins said following Kansas’ loss to Stanford in the NCAA tournament last week. “I’m sad it’s my last...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

A freshman saves the day for Jayhawks -- and it wasn't Wiggins

ST. LOUIS -- His first NCAA Tournament game in the books, Kansas star freshman Andrew Wiggins strolled through the postgame handshake line with all the excitement of a walk to class. He admitted to feeling butterflies before tipoff, but you couldn't tell -- when can you? -- as he scored a game-high 19 points in an 80-69 victory over pesky Eastern Kentucky on Friday afternoon...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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