This Julius Randle is the Caesar of Kentucky freshmen

Julius Randle - photo by Walter Cornett |
Julius Randle – photo by Walter Cornett |

Tuesday night saw cement his status as the stud of freshman studs, certainly on ’s team and perhaps in the nation.

Randle scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in ’s 78-74 loss to State.

That gave him three double-doubles in three games and kept him on pace to be the most productive freshman has had in five seasons filled with first-year stars.

Randle’s averages of 24 points and 14.3 rebounds surpass the bests for any Calipari player at this stage of his freshman season. Previous bests: Terrence Jones’ 22.0 ppg and DeMarcus Cousins’ 10.7 rpg.

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