Andrew Wiggins is the top-rated basketball player in the 2013 class, but he also happens to be really shy. Shy is not necessarily the most convenient quality to have when you are the most sought after recruit in the country.
The forward from Thornhill, Ontario, doesn’t like talking about his recruiting process and will not do phone interviews anymore. He also only says a few brief sentences after games now.
“All the talk and the questions about where he will attend college is starting to wear on him,” said his Huntington Prep coach Rob Fulford. “Andrew is a very shy and reserved kid. He really does not like all the attention or fanfare. Talking about himself makes him more uncomfortable than anything else.”
Wiggins has incredibly basketball skill to go along with otherworldly athleticism; he reportedly has a 44 inch vertical, and attacks the rim with ferocity that not many at his level can handle. His coach even claims he can play all five positions at the high school level.
“His athleticism separates him from his peers at this point,” said Fulford. “He is capable of playing all five spots in high school and will be able to play four of the five in college.”
Wiggins will make official visits to Kentucky, Kansas, and North Carolina. He has already visited Florida State where both his parents went. We likely won’t hear from Wiggins himself when he decides, and even though he is reserved, the school that lands him likely won’t be.