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Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 11:44 am  |  19 responses

Andrew Wiggins Will Likely Go Pro After 2013-14


by Bill DiFilippo / @bflip33

Well, that didn’t take long.

With Kansas’s season set to kick off in a week, star freshman recruit Andrew Wiggins appears to have already made up his mind about whether or not he’ll go pro after this season.

In an interview with ESPN the Magazine, the nation’s No. 1 recruit said that he wants to enjoy his final year of school and laid out his goals for the next 12 months.

From ESPN:

In an interview for ESPN The Magazine’s college basketball preview issue, Wiggins was asked what he’s enjoyed most since he arrived at Kansas.

“I would say just being able to enjoy my last year of school,” Wiggins said.

The 6-foot-8 wing is widely considered a lock to be the top pick in the 2014 draft if he declares.

He was asked his goals for this season.

“Win another championship, a national championship,” he said. “Follow in Anthony Bennett’s footsteps of going No. 1.”

While Wiggins has yet to suit up in an official game for the defending Big XII champions, it appears that he already has his sights set on the NBA.

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  • LLC#12

    I’m shocked.

  • maxpete

    and i thought he wanted to get a college degree…

  • Cortez Mack

    College is really accessible after you have earned millions of dollars.

  • bike

    When asked what his favorite course he was taking he responded; The Amazing World of Bubbles-a course that explores the energy potential of bubbles.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    bravo

  • Rothchilds

    This aint news yo.

  • spit hot fiyah

    “will likely go pro” way to go out on a limb

  • Anthony

    Reportedly his attendance grade in The Amazing World of Bubbles is a C-

  • LLC#12

    Genuine question, what kinda courses do these players typically do at college? Just any kinda wishy-washy degree just so the college can suit them up?

  • DieHard

    damn..He is going to be sooo depressed if he gets injured this year..

  • jmm

    And in other breaking news, Water is still Wet. Tune in at 7 for the full story.

  • berkamore

    He’s right. The money is on the table, he might as well grab it while he can. I was in favor of guys playing four years of college but f…k that, get paid while you can. You can always complete your degree in the summer. Besides there are a boatload of terrific courses (MIT for instance) that you can take online. (If you are motivated of course but that’s another story)

  • PG

    Its pretty much why Shaq got a PhD…

  • i_ball

    He will still be a lottery pick – see Noel and Kyrie

  • Troop

    HA! like he’s got a choice!

  • DJ VEE

    Who saw this coming???

  • nbk

    bravo

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