Andrew Wiggins is carrying the baton 

May, 2, 2012
We talk a lot about genetics on this blog and how some players are simply more fortunate than others. Andrew Wiggins (Toronto, Ontario/Huntington Prep (W.Va.)) is the son of a former Florida State basketball standout.

Mitchell Wiggins, a native of Kinston, N.C., played collegiately at Florida State. He averaged 23 points a game during his career at Florida State and was part of the USA’s 1982 silver medal team at the world championship.

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Icon SMIAndrew Wiggins is ranked No. 1 overall in the 2014 class.
“He’s a great person,” Andrew said of his father. “He influenced me and taught me how to play basketball. To this day I still can’t guard him but he can’t guard me either.” Now that makes sense.