Andrew Wiggins Picks Kansas (with video)

05/14/2013 11:29 AM

The nation’s top recruit, Andrew Wiggins, announced today that he’ll attend the University of Kansas next season. In a small ceremony in front of only classmates and his family, Wiggins chose the Jayhawks over Kentucky, Florida State and North Carolina, saying that he had trimmed to two finalists, Kansas and Florida State.

Some have called Wiggins the best high school prospect since LeBron James, but the Canadian small forward has done his best to retreat from the spotlight as he’s established himself as more of a star. Heading into today’s announcement, no coaches had been told of his decision and he told his parents only minutes before.

Here’s the announcement:

Be sure to watch KSTV tonight as we talk with Fox Sports’ Evan Daniels about the decision and how it can affect the power structure of college basketball next season.

About Thomas Beisner

Thomas Beisner is the Host of KSTV. Before joining cn|2 in August 2011 Thomas was Senior Managing Editor at Kentucky Sports Radio and was a regular presence on Lexington’s WLGX sports radio covering UK football and basketball. Thomas graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2006 with a degree in journalism and says he loves the creative nature of putting the show together as well as getting paid to write and talk about sports all day. Follow Thomas on Twitter @beisner_cn2.

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