Karl Towns is a No. 1 pick in many regards

Karl Towns - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Karl Towns – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

On Thursday, Karl-Anthony Towns is widely expected to become the third Wildcat to be taken No. 1 in the Draft in the last six years.

It’s an exciting time for the 19-year-old from Piscataway, N.J., but one that he has been working for his entire life. To only talk about Towns’ on-court performances though would be to only tell half the story.

 

“He is a wonderful kid,” head coach said in February. “He’s a great student. He’s all that you want in a player. He’s like a son.”

“Karl is as good of a guy as you’re ever going to want to coach,” former assistant coach said. “If they were all like Karl Towns, more people would want to get into coaching.”

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