Kentucky target Andrew Wiggins could be next big thing in hoops

Andrew Wiggins - photo by Nick Koza
Andrew Wiggins – photo by Nick Koza

 offers quite a basketball story – a Canadian son of a former player, Mitchell Wiggins, and three-time Olympic sprinter, Marita Payne-Wiggins.  Throw in a growing feeling that he is arguably the best high school prospect since the loaded class of 2007 produced  Derrick Rose, and we just might be looking at the next big thing in hoops.  The 6-foot-7 junior wing easily retains his spot atop the 2014 rankings, which were expanded to 150 and released on Wednesday morning. Wiggins made the move from just outside of Toronto to the United States a few years ago and, since arriving at Huntington (W.Va.) Prep, he’s improved each step of the way.  As a co-director of the CIA Bounce program of which Wiggins is a member during the spring and summer, Mike George has watched up close the development of a prospect many have ticketed for NBA stardom.

 

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