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Andrew Wiggins Will Sign on Tuesday


For about two days…

From his high school coach, Rob Fulford:

The signing will be closed to the public and most press, so feel free to bring your signs for outside the school, just don’t expect to get in.  But even if you can’t watch it live, mark your calendars, BBN: 5/14/13 is Andrew Wiggins Day.  Come on down.

Article written by Corey Nichols

92 Comments for Andrew Wiggins Will Sign on Tuesday

  1. Smart person
    8:37 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    BBN is your friend so where do we show up.

  2. Stan Van Undies
    8:37 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Come on down Mr. Wiggins and join the BIG BLUE NATION!

  3. Tony
    8:37 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink


  4. Bulldawg
    8:39 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    It will have historical implications if he picks UK!! A title is not a bad consolation to going undefeated though… GO CATS!!!!!!!!

  5. Stan Van Undies
    8:40 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    This kid seems humble and where ever he goes he will flourish!

  6. So will he announce before that or will we not know until he faxes the LOI?

  7. Andre Wiggs
    8:42 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink


  8. Smart person
    8:43 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    what if he can’t figure out how to use the fax machine. Can you snap chat a Loi?

  9. Comeonmatt
    8:44 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Matt jones… If yOu know where wiggins is going, the least you can do is through us a hint. I mean, where would you be if not for bbn

  10. NJT
    8:44 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    No Press Conference…

    This does not bode well for Kentucky.

  11. asa
    8:46 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    #10 Drew Barker’s red tie didn’t bode well for us either..

  12. Comeonmatt
    8:47 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    10… Don’t understand you’re logic…

  13. Lee
    8:47 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    My nephew who is a real estate agent, just got a call from a ‘Wiggons” looking for a house in Lexington. Could it be???

  14. Comeonmatt
    8:48 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink


  15. CommonSense
    8:49 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Who was the last significant Kentucky recruit who did not hold a press conference? Just saying…

  16. TDog
    8:49 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Gonna be honest here. My confidence on him signing for us has gone way down the past couple days. Just from what I’ve heard it appears as if he will be a Seminole. Still hope he signs for us though. I guess Fla St is the 2nd best option though.

  17. asa
    8:49 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    15. You have to understand not every human being is the same. Andrew wiggins is a small wedding type of person.

  18. Comeonmatt
    8:51 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Common sense… That’s ironic you chose that as your blog name

  19. CommonSense
    8:52 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    17: True, but Cal is also a “hype engineer”. I understand Wiggins is relatively more reserved than the other recruits, but this being such a personal event makes Florida State seem to have the edge.

  20. GoodChicken
    8:52 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    My confidence in him coming here has also dropped. He doesn’t seem like the type of player that normally comes to Kentucky. He seems like the guy who wants to stand out by being different. So with that I think he’ll pick Florida State.

  21. John Wall
    8:52 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I did not announce via a press conference.

  22. Comeonmatt
    8:53 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Everything that has come out of wiggins mouth while doing interviews indicates that the only school he truly wants to go to is uk

  23. WWWD
    8:53 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    17) if he’s a “small wedding type of person” would he really want to play in an environment like Kentucky? Don’t get me wrong I really want him at UK, but it just doesn’t sound right, not holding a press conference.

  24. kramer
    8:54 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    #10 I agree, hope we are wrong! I hope KSR can stand the traffic on Tuesday!

  25. frast
    8:56 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    22. In the interviews, he sounded like UK was the logical choice, but for some reason he really doesn’t want to come here.

  26. kybb
    8:56 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink


    1 + 2 + 1 + 5 = 9


  27. lss
    8:57 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I say his parents and best friend trumped playing at UK. I don’t know Andrew at all, but I feel he is too kind hearted of a kid to let them all down.I feel he will sign for FSU. It is a shame if I am right, because he would have been an instant fan favorite and regardless of what people say about playing time, if he is the warrior we all think he is, he would have been on the court when it mattered. I truly hope I am wrong.

  28. asa
    8:59 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    23. The way this recruiting process has drawn out and all the publicity he’s gained from it pretty much says he’s not afraid of the big stage. What I meant was that I don’t think he wants to hold a press conference and would rather just announce to the people close to him.

  29. Catlogic15
    8:59 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    With press conference comes questions from the idiot media. He’s answered enough stupid questions and perhaps doesn’t want to deal with it Tuesday. Can’t blame him.

  30. SMH
    9:01 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Thank god!!! I’m tired of reading post after post about this kid. I hope he is as good as all of the hype.

  31. Big Blue B-Rad
    9:01 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I am very hopeful that he does join up with UK. However, I am preparing for the likelihood that he doesn’t come. If that happens, let’s be respectful BBN! Let’s please not provide any ammo for other fanbases to call us obnoxious.

  32. asa
    9:02 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Everything being said on this comment section is pure speculation. We should all know by now not to speculate when it comes to Andrew Wiggins because nothing is official. He hasn’t said a word, but yet Florida State seems like it has the edge.

  33. CommonSense
    9:02 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    28: Just because his recruiting process dragged out doesn’t mean he’s not comfortable being in the big stage. All he had to do was nothing. In fact, he has probably dragged this out so long BECAUSE he can’t make up his mind and he’s afraid of the backlash.

  34. David from Bowling Green
    9:03 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Depends on if his parents “allow” him to choose or if they pressure him to follow their wishes. If it is his choice then I think it will be UK.
    I think the delay has been AW has been holding out in hopes his parents will see things his way.

  35. Shaffer
    9:03 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    U guys do realize the commenter that said this doesn’t bode well for Kentucky was using the name “NJT”? As in Not Jerry Titpon who says this doesn’t bode well for Kentucky at least one time per Friday basketball notebook

  36. Jen
    9:04 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I hope we get him, but all UK media sites need to remind the more immature members of the BBN not to lose it if he misses out on a championship at UK.

  37. deputy323
    9:04 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    if he is just doing a signing ceremony just go on and announce where your going now so we can move on

  38. Uk
    9:05 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Wiggins is a winner wherever he goes…….he’ll make their team a true contender…….best of luck to you and whoever you choose, us or them…….it will be fun watching you play…………,!!!!!!!!!!

  39. asa
    9:05 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    33. When you’re that big of a talent you’re not gonna be afraid of the big stage, and if you are you’re gonna have to learn to break that fear because that’s apart of the game and the NBA i’d say is a pretty big stage. This whole thing about him being scared sounds like the biggest load, he even said himself that it was.

  40. gog8tors
    9:10 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    sorry boys, this one is not gonna be a Cat. Mark it down. Been telling you this for months.
    Shame too, y’all would’ve been hard to beat. Now, not so much.

  41. lss
    9:11 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    39. I don’t think he will ever be afraid when he is on a basketball court because that is his natural element. But I think back to how immature I was at 18 and try to imagine making a decision like this that had such an effect on so many people. He has been hounded for months by everyone wanting to know what he will do. The biggest choice I had at that age was where to find a job, and that really only mattered to me.

  42. Moving Forward
    9:12 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    What will sportswriters be speculating on in May, 2014?

  43. Catlanta
    9:12 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Some guy named Anthony Davis did not have a press conference

  44. gog8tors is a tard
    9:13 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Dude shut up. You always say everyone isnt coming.

  45. lss
    9:14 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    40. If this team comes together as we all hope it will, the loss of Wiggins will only make a few points difference in a game. Lose by 25 or 40, its still a blowout.

  46. gog8tors
    9:14 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    44. mark this one down, pal.

  47. Han
    9:16 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    To the worrywarts, we’ve known all along he wasn’t going to make a big to-do out of his announcement. Many suspected he’d just tweet it after he decided.

    This does not bode poorly for UK or for anyone else. While a fantastic player, he’s a private guy and doesn’t want tons of attention, though he knows he’ll need to get used to it eventually since he’ll be going to the NBA.

  48. gog8tors
    9:17 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    45. remains to be seen. top recruits this year=Robert Morris/NIT ring a bell?
    we shall see. Go Gators!

  49. gog8tors is a tard
    9:21 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Dude this incoming class is a lot stronger than last year’s. But since ur so smart im sure you knew this already and are playing the moron card.

  50. gog8tors
    9:26 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    49. This time last year, you guys were talking losing 2, maybe 3 games all year, and going to final 4. We see how that went. Just sayin. No guarantees, especially w/o Wiggins. have a good night. Go Gators!

  51. Hey Gaytor
    9:26 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Do you know anything about recruiting? You do realize this years crop of recruits were extremely weak, right? You do realize that this years crop is a class of studs, right? You do know the difference, right? You should also know that Chris Walker wanted to be a Cat and Cal turned him down, right?

  52. lss
    9:27 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    48. Well, Florida has had some pretty good players for the last six straight years and flamed out in the tournament, so whats up with that? Also if I recall, UK beat your Gators once this year, without Noel, so what does that say for them?

  53. GatorTard
    9:28 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    48 how’d getting the top recruits the previous three years work out for us? Keep holding on to the glimmer of hope that last year was the new standard for us, and we will look forward to crushing that hope and showing you that last year was the exception.

  54. Hoping
    9:35 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I really hope we get Wiggins, but I think this whole one press member thing is not good for any of the big time schools. Probably reading too much into it like we all do, but I totally agree with 36. If we dont get him, please be respectful, only thing we do is hurt ourselves if we bash him for not making the logical choice. We are pre-season favorites next year regardless of where he goes, I’ll take that any day, but that would be some sweeeeet icing on the cake if we get him.

  55. Stony
    9:42 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    His friend who is going to FSU tweeted earlier that this is going to be an amazing week or something to that effect. Don’t see him making that kind of statement if Wiggins was choosing UK. Still would love to see him choose us but I don’t expect it.

  56. UKGrad
    9:47 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Xavier Rathan-Mayes later followed up that Great Week tweet with it having nothing to do with Wiggins. Happy it’s the last week of school

  57. Worn Out
    9:51 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    #57. One new school? Oh pullllleeeeese! Not this!

  58. Stony
    9:52 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    58…sorry I didn’t see that. But still don’t have high hopes.

  59. Jason
    9:53 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Wth Matt, I thought you knew the decision, a new school?

  60. UKGrad
    9:56 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    #59– I don’t think that’s really Matt. Dawahares? Really?

  61. lss
    9:57 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Wiggins put out a tweet a little while ago that says “As you focus on the little things, the bigger ones will get you”. What could it mean?

  62. Cats in the NBA
    9:58 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Florida State would be fine.

    On the other hand, I hope he wants to be part of a championship, not just settle for making it into the second weekend of the tournament.

  63. Earl Skaggs
    10:03 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Matt, is the new school Whichita State?

  64. Cal'sMilkMakers
    10:04 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    If Cow gets Wiggins, do you think having 8 or 9 burger boys will be enough to be Bobby Morris?

  65. The past
    10:06 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Hopeful he does come to Kentucky. If he does not choose Kentucky, then I hope you chest pounding Arse clowns DO NOT start tweeting him insults and wishes of career ending injuries!

  66. Murse
    10:09 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    He is headed to Kansas.

  67. jamespatdan
    10:10 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    vote here: to submit your opinion as to where you think Andrew Wiggins will attend college. and give me a follow on twitter please @_PATDAN.

  68. Ace
    10:18 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    If he went to louisville because of the connection with Deng, then that would be terrible. Just think how big pitinos head would be now

  69. FlySoup
    10:29 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    NICE POST COREY! This has got to be your first post that the comments section isn’t completely filled with hate for you. ha just had to say something.

  70. Hood'sBrokenJumper
    10:30 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    BOY if he doesn’t pick UahK him and his famliy will be under attack from every hillbilly on the net

  71. Reality
    10:40 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I called Pitino a cheater when he coached at UK.

  72. lss
    10:41 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    UL fans are that little kid that pours his milk out on the kitchen floor to get attention from mommy and daddy. They win a title and still are not happy. It is pathetic.

  73. Random
    10:45 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    The comments on here really should be locked. They’re just a breathing ground for repetitive Louisville trolls that can’t even enjoy their championship because they’re obsessed with Kentucky. Christ, at least come up with new material. Blah, blah, Calimari, cheaters, Wes, Cayuts, we won the right way with real students, blah, blah, redneck hillbillies, blah blah, Robert Morris, NIT.
    Wow…so creative.

  74. Random
    10:46 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    I wish the mods were a little quicker. The Cardinal fans can save their BS for the 10,000 tweets they make on their accounts about Kentucky everyday.

  75. TheRealReality
    10:48 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    My bird brain can’t comprehend. 8 > 3 Maybe if I keep on calling UK cheaters and talking about how we did it the right way I’ll actually believe that our championship means more in the public and NCAA’s eye.

  76. Tim donaghy
    10:51 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Wiggins will be a Seminole, relax UK is still loaded. Hope poythress is in that gym working on his game, because he will be the man at the 3 with james young behind him.

  77. In All Reality
    10:54 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Most of us would like and probably think every stud recruit should choose UK. After all we are UK. In reality we do get our fair share (especially the past 4 years). We would like to think Wiggins would want to choose the Big Blue and make history with the greatest class ever. I have no idea which school he will choose. No matter where he goes his NBA future is set. College choice will not impact this future. With this being said, I does seem like FSU may well be his choice. One and done so follow parents and attend their school for that one year. UK will still be UK. Hope he does choose UK but if not our egos will be scared for a few days and life will go on. Wish the young man the best and most of all -happiness!

  78. mike mayock
    10:55 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Dieng and Siva are huge losses. losing your anchor on defense n center and your anchor veteran pg. Randle/dakari/willie cauley stein/lee/wiltjer all day over behannen and harrel

  79. C-A-T-S
    10:56 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    83) looserville won because the talent in the NCAA last year was obsurdly underpar. So next year when the talent level is at its highest in years we will see how you bitches end up. I’ll guarantee it won’t be what u expect. So quit trolling a UK website. You shouldn’t be that interested in UK. Btw wiggins will likely be a Cat, but if he isn’t we are still going to dominate.

  80. C-A-T-S
    10:57 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Well moderators apparently deleted the dumbass Louisville fan’s comment. Hahahaha

  81. Random
    11:00 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    So…if we don’t get Wiggins does that mean FSU, Kansas or UNC were cheating even more and offering more money? xD

  82. tony dorsett
    11:01 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Wiggins should just end this right now n tweet it out there, get it over with yikes, all for FSU all this time most likely.

  83. Stony
    11:03 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    picking fsu only makes sense if he didnt mean what he said regarding dominating, winning a nc, etc…

  84. Bluecat
    11:04 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    A new school could only be that damned loserville, I’m sorry but I have a 6th sense when it comes to things like that. ANYWHERE but there!

    After reading all the opinions on here I concor that with the parents involvement up to the last minute that they are holding out for Florida State, while Wiggins, who neither wants to “hurt” his parents or coach Cal, has been torn between the two for months. Evan Daniel even thinks the two schools in contention are Kentucky or FSU.

    At this late hour, barring his parents giving in to Andrew’s wishes, it appears they probably have won out and will get their way regarding him and he has consented to attend FSU. Aparently the introduction the past few weeks of North Carolina and Kansas were merely added into the mix by Andrew, as a means to get his parents to consent to another school besides FSU as a means of compromising versus going to UK.

    Since no such compromise was forthcoming, they held fast to FSU. Andrew realized his dream of playing for Cal was not to be
    without tearing his family apart.

    There is only one other logical excuse for choosing FSU over Kentucky, and that is financial
    considerations, FSU, is coached by Leonard Hamilton…just sayin’

    Cal, cannot offer and will not offer any inducements to attend UK. The watchdogs even sift through the Calipari trash cans,
    it would be immpossible to cheat even if he wanted to.

    So, if he announces for FSU, Mama & Daddy win out, and the cash trail will be well hidden you can be certain.

    This rumor of a new school is hopefully just a wild rumor.

  85. Bluemania
    11:06 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    Everybody just calm down!! Andrew Wiggins is going to be a WILDCAT Tuesday!! It’s just a bunch of idiots trying to persuade him to go anywhere but UK! So what if Meyer, 24/7 and a few others are scaring all UK fans, just because they have feeling or a hunch that he’s going to be loyal to his family!! Look I say Andrew knows exactly what he’s doing! He, of course, wants to be able to practice against the best everyday!! Cal will help him improve his game, and polish his skills, thus getting him ready for the next level!! And of course, he wants to be a part of the greatest recruiting class in the history of the NCAA!! And anybody in their right mind knows he wants a Championship ring!! So now there u have it! Come 12:15 Tuesday, he will be a KY WILDCAT!!

  86. Goals are Important in Life
    11:44 pm May 12, 2013 Permalink

    My favorite basketball coach (who led his team to a state championship) once said, if you want to be the best, you have to play with the best players possible, and you have to play the most competitive teams and the most competitive schedule possible. If Andre Wiggins wants to improve his chances in the NBA draft. He needs to play with the best…THE KENTUCKY WILDCATS…

  87. mashburnfan1
    12:09 am May 13, 2013 Permalink

    86} U R an idiot…improve his draft chances. He would have gone #1 this year and likely will next year even if he plays for Marshall or Eastern Ky.

  88. John Short
    3:21 am May 13, 2013 Permalink

    He will be a Cat by 10 Wiggins

  89. Idiot
    6:32 am May 13, 2013 Permalink

    Dave Telep is now saying he thinks Wiggins will pick a school not on his list. What a moron.

  90. Tim Kathlina
    7:26 am May 13, 2013 Permalink

    If Andrew and his family ask themselves, “What fan base has shown me the most support”, then the choice is without question–Kentucky.

  91. Musehobo
    8:36 am May 13, 2013 Permalink

    @idiot…Where? I can’t find that.

  92. Sameos
    1:17 pm May 14, 2013 Permalink

    University of Kansas