Andrew Wiggins Headed To NBA

Andrew Wiggins announced on Monday, March 31st that he will enter the NBA draft. (Photo: KU Athletics/Twitter)
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LAWRENCE, Kan (WIBW)-- Andrew Wiggins announced, Monday afternoon, that he will forgo his remaining eligibility at Kansas to enter the NBA. Projected as a top 3 pick, Wiggins is slated to make between 10 and 12-million dollars for his first three years, according to the NBA salary slotting system.

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The Big 12 Freshman of the Year averaged 17.1 points and 5.9 rebounds a game. On March 26th, he was named National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-America 2nd Team.

Wiggins was named an AP All American 2nd team selection on Monday.

Fellow freshman, Joel Embiid, has not yet come to a decision on whether or not he will remain at Kansas for a second season.