McDonald’s All-American and top overall recruit in the country Andrew Wiggins has canceled his in-home visits with Kansas, North Carolina, and Florida State, giving what appears to be an advantage to the Kentucky Wildcats who were the only school to have an in-home visit with him. The report was sent out in a tweet by Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports.
Instead of the in-home visits, Wiggins’ prep coach Rob Fulford says the recruit will conduct the meetings over the phone. Fulford believes Wiggins is exhausted by the recruiting process and from the recent Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon which included two canceled flights.
Wiggins has yet to set a date for when he will announce his college intentions.
Often referred to as the best high school player since LeBron James, Wiggins would be a game changer for any school who lands him. In Kentucky’s case, they would solidify their standing as one the team to beat in the 2013-2014 season. Kansas and UNC would have a marquee player to go with very strong recruiting classes that could potentially challenge Kentucky for a national championship. Florida State could use Wiggins talents to boost the profile of their program.
Kentucky currently has the number one ranked recruiting class for 2013 on the strength of six McDonald’s All-Americans. Kansas is ranked second.