College basketball’s regular season kicks off today, with the 2013 Freshman Class serving as one of the main headlines. Widely regarded as one of the best the NCAA has ever seen, a deep pool of talent includes heavy star power at the top that has created buzz around the NBA about teams throwing games for lottery balls. Even though many of them will likely be one and done, college basketball will certainly reap the benefits of the exciting recruits for at least a year. Led by Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker, the class of 2013 also knows how to lace their feet with heat.
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Andrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins in the adidas Crazy Ghost TB
High School: Huntington Prep (Thornhill, Ont., CAN)
Position: Small Forward
Andrew Wiggins is projected to be the most impactful NBA Draft pick since LeBron James, which makes him one of the most anticipated college basketball players of all time. The 6-5 wing possesses an advanced skill set to go along with his ultra athleticism. Unanimously rated as the top player in the class of 2013, Wiggins made his nationally publicized decision to likely spend his lone year on a college campus at Kansas. Rumored to have multiple athletic brands already preparing to offer him a historical sneaker deal, the Canadian has always taken care of his feet. Laced in team Nike exclusives while at Huntington Prep, the Andrew Wiggins will first look to keep the Jayhawks in title contention in red and blue adidas.Andrew Wiggins in the Nike KD V “Christmas” Andrew Wiggins in the Air Jordan 3 “Black Flip”