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Rave Reviews For Andrew Wiggins Kansas Debut


Kansas Jayhawks signee and No. 1 overall prospect in 2013 Andrew Wiggins is good. How good?

CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish reports that a source said Wiggins’ first workout with the Jayhawks was “like watching a video game,” adding that the 6-foot-7 swingman would be drafted No. 1 were he eligible for this month’s NBA draft.

Of course, the mandatory age limit the NBA implemented after the 2005 draft requires Wiggins to spend at least one season at KU, where he committed last month. The current odds-on favorite to go tops in the 2014 draft replaces a potential No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft; Jayhawk freshman standout Ben McLemore is a possible target of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wiggins opted to workout at Kansas this summer, passing on an opportunity to play with Team Canada’s U19 team in the Czech Republic last this month. He is a vital centerpiece for a Kansas team replacing several key contributors to last season’s 31-win squad.

Head coach Bill Self replaces McLemore, center Jeff Withey, forward Kevin Young and guards Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford. Wiggins is one of three five-star prospects expected to fill the void, along with Wayne Selden and Joel Embiid.