Kansas’ 2015-16 BB Team Will Play The Canadian National Team Featuring Andrew Wiggins This Summer

How much better has Andrew Wiggins got since he left Kansas?  Bill Self will get a first-hand look at his former player’s improvement this summer.  The Jayhawks’ 2015-16 team has scheduled two games against the Canadian national team, which will feature Wiggins, the likely NBA Rookie of the Year. The contests will be played at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on June 23 and...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Family Sings Drake’s “Draft Day” After He Goes No. 1 Overall

Drake’s mixtape recording of “Draft Day” was certainly dedicated to former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, given their well-documented friendship. But the hook of the track also features a shout out to Andrew Wiggins, who starred on the basketball court for Kansas this past season. After Wiggins went No. 1 overall on the real “Draft Day” this past Thursday, his...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Andrew Wiggins and why he may/may not by the No. 1 pick

A look at Andrew Wiggins, one of the two strongest candidates to be the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft... Why he might be No. 1: Wiggins isn't just a great athlete - he has a chance to instantly be one of the top athletes in the NBA. He has a 7-foot wingspan, (at least) a 40-inch vertical and his highlight reel is full of breathtaking dunks and explosive offensive...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Michael Smith Tries To Match Andrew Wiggins’ 44-Inch Vertical, Doesn’t Quite Make It

The picture of Andrew Wiggins’ 44-inch vertical jump made waves on Twitter a few days ago, and now the meme has hit Bristol. ESPN’s Michael Smith, host of “Numbers Never Lie” tried to match Wiggins impressive vertical with the Jayhawks star in studio. He was a few dozen inches short. Wiggins may very well be the first pick in this year’s NBA Draft. At worst, he’ll...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top NBA Draft Prospect Andrew Wiggins Displays Incredible Vertical Jump (Photo)

The NBA Draft combine doesn’t come close to matching the popularity, importance and media coverage of the NFL’s version of the event, and that’s part of the reason why many of the top prospects don’t bother attending. Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, who is ranked in the top three of just about every 2014 NBA mock draft, showed off his amazing vertical jump at a recent workout...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Up, up and ... UP! Andrew Wiggins shows off his freakish hops

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Want to know why Andrew Wiggins is expected to be the top pick in the NBA Draft? Um, this: When the former Kansas wing guard passed on the NBA Combine in Chicago this week, he raised some eyebrows. When Wiggins' camp at Peak Performance Project (P3) posted this picture on Instagram (@p3sportscience) Thursday, it raised quite a few more. The 6-foot-8 Canadian has...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Breaking News – Andrew Wiggins Can Jump Really, Really High

Andrew Wiggins is not at today’s NBA combine, because he really doesn’t need to impress NBA people at this point. Wiggins showed his freak athleticism and potential with a largely successful year at Kansas, at least on a personal level, he probably would have liked to advance a little farther in the tournament. In case you need a reminder about how athletic Wiggins is, P3 Sports...
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May 15, 2014  |  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-rated recruit...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 31, 2014  |  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...
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March 31, 2014  |  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...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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