October 9, 2013
KU freshman Andrew Wiggins on Sports Illustrated, compared to Wilt and Manning
Andrew Wiggins, a 6-foot-8 KU freshman basketball player, will appear on this week’s Sports Illustrated cover, flanked by photos of Wilt Chamberlain and Danny Manning. The photo shows Wiggins facing away from the camera, accompanied by the words: “The Freshman From Wilt to Manning to Wiggins.”
In the months since Andrew Wiggins signed to play basketball at Kansas, he has avoided autographs seekers outside his on-campus apartment, done a photo shoot with GQ, and helped attract close to 25,000 fans to the most anticipated “Late Night in the Phog” since Bill Self arrived at Kansas. Well, here’s one more thing: Andrew Wiggins, Sports Illustrated cover subject.