Kennedy Meeks: I Think We’ll Get Andrew Wiggins

This weekend two future stars of North Carolina basketball are in Chicago for the McDonald’s All-American Game. Along with them is potential Tar Heel superstar and No. 1 overall basketball recruit in the 2013 class, Andrew Wiggins.

Incoming North Carolina freshman Kennedy Meeks has been very open to the media and his fans (on Twitter) that he truly believes Wiggins will commit to the University of North Carolina.

There has been a lot of speculation that Wiggins will commit to John Calipari and the University of Kentucky after the two met after his send off to Chicago last week. Meeks was quick to dismiss that and continued to confidently say that he thinks he has sealed the deal for Wiggins to be a Tar Heel come the fall.

“I think we’ll get him,” said Meeks to USA Today. “Me and Andrew are pretty tight and I have been working on him all week. I think I’ve got this thing done.”

Meeks even told Inside Carolina a few weeks ago: “I’ve been talking to Andrew [Wiggins] most of the time. Just telling and getting him to realize that Carolina is a perfect fit for him. Letting him know he’ll be helpful to us, even if he only stays for one year. I’m just helping out I guess.”

Wiggins’ brother, Nick, who is a current player for the Wichita State Shockers tweeted that the world and basketball fans were going to be shocked when Andrew announced where he would be playing college basketball.

What that means? Nobody but Nick truly knows, because Andrew appeared to be caught off guard when he was asked about the tweet and what it could potential mean.

Wiggins has until May 15th to make his decision and appears to be waiting until that exact and final day to do so.


Topics: Florida State Seminoles, Kansas Jayhawks, Kennedy Meeks, Kentucky Wildcats, North Carolina Tar Heels, Recruiting

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  • http://twitter.com/DSteele_23 Dereck Steele

    I can’t help but guess that this kid is and has been waiting on 3 things…#1. he wanted to see what it was like to play with and against some of the UK guys #2. he is actually interested in UNC but only if atleast 2 of the 3 possible guys that could leave stays in school so he’s waiting to hear that out (ie if PJ and Reg or PJ and JMM stay) or #3. he is secretly interested in Kansas more than we know and is waiting on their roster moves as well…#3 might be a stretch but hell right now who knows! To be honest maybe he just doesn’t know! I’ve listened to several interviews and read things on Wiggins and not being biased here as a UNC fan but his personality doesn’t fit UK at all. He is more of a Barnes or player like that in terms of his demeanor! He def wants a big stage as anybody of his caliber should but UNC seems more tailored to his personality from what i’ve seen.

  • Jarrod

    I think he’s waiting on the NBA turnover from UNC and UK. If I was Florida State or Kansas I’d be worried at this point, because I feel like if he wanted to go to one of those schools where next year’s roster is pretty much settled, he’d have done it by now. At the same time, he may just wanna sit down and compare all four school’s rosters at the end of the NBA draft stuff so he can figure out which one is the best fit for him as a player. It’s hard to guess with this dude, but that’s my take. Personally, I think It’ll be UNC or God forbid, UK.