KU’s Andrew Wiggins featured in latest issue of GQ
10/24/2013 5:00 AM
08/06/2014 8:48 AM
This might be a first.
Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins is featured in the latest issue of GQ, the popular magazine that specializes in covering fashion, style and pop culture for men. The issue is on newsstands.
For Wiggins, a highly regarded freshman who has already appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated before his first game, it’s a break into the national consciousness beyond sports.
Not that Wiggins has appeared much interested in the wild amount of attention lavished on him since his arrival at KU.
“Andrew will learn to roll with it,” KU coach Bill Self said on Tuesday during Big 12 media day. “That goes with the territory, all the great ones have to deal with that.”
The GQ story features a photo spread of Wiggins — one features him in his home KU jersey, while another shows him shirtless, hanging from a basketball rim in one of KU’s practice facilities.
The headline: “And the No. 1 pick in next year’s NBA Draft is”
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.