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Julius Randle one double-double short of school record

Facing what’s becoming the customary double- and triple-teaming by an opponent, Julius Randle scored 15 points and grabbed 15 rebounds against Cleveland St.

Julius Randle - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

– photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

Julius Randle's sixth straight double-double to start 's season sparked talk of the stud freshman posting at least 10 points and 10 rebounds in every game this season. Absurd?

“Yeah, it is,” Coach said after Monday's 68-61 victory over . “But I'd like him to try to.”

Facing what's becoming the customary double- and triple-teaming by an opponent, Randle scored 15 points and grabbed 15 rebounds against Cleveland State. His sixth double-double left him one shy of the UK record of seven, attained by Jim Andrews to start the 1971-72 season.

Randle deflected a question about how realistic a double-double throughout the season would be.

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