Andrew Wiggins commits to Kansas

Meet the kid behind the hype. No. 1 basketball recruit Andrew Wiggins picks Kansas, marking one of the most anticipated announcements in the recruiting world.


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1989-1990: Guard Mitchell Wiggins of the Houston Rockets goes up for two. Mandatory Credit: Tim de Frisco /Allsport

Andrew Wiggins' father, Mitchell Wiggins, played in the NBA.  He is pictured here with the Houston Rockets.

Canada's Marita Payne-Wiggins (centre) competing in the 400m event at the 1988 Olympic games in Seoul. (CP PHOTO/ COC/F.S.Grant) Marita Payne-Wiggins (centre) du Canada participe au 400 m aux Jeux olympiques de Séoul de 1988. (PC Photo/AOC)

Andrew Wiggins' mother, Canada's Marita Payne-Wiggins (centre), is pictured here competing in the 400m event at the 1988 Olympic games in Seoul.

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Andrew Wiggins is proud to represent Canada. (Getty)

World Select Team v USA Junior Select Team

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 7: Andrew Wiggins #8 of the World Select Team shoots against the USA Junior Select Team during the 2012 Hoop Summit on April 7, 2012 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

World Select Team v USA Junior Select Team

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 20: Karl Towns Jr. #15 and Andrew Wiggins #8 of the World Select Team share a word during the 2013 Nike Hoop Summit game against the USA Junior Select Team on April 20, 2013 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 (Photo by Sam Forencich)

World Select Team v USA Junior Select Team, Andrew Wiggins

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 7: Andrew Wiggins #8 of the World Select Team drives against the USA Junior Select Team during the 2012 Hoop Summit on April 7, 2012 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)