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Randle Named Top 10 Semifinalist for Naismith Trophy

UKRandle Julius 300 2013-141LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/28/14) — The Atlanta Tipoff Club today has selected Kentucky freshman Julius Randle as one of 10 national semifinalists for the 2014 Men’s Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T.

For the season, Randle has hauled in 288 rebounds which stand as the fifth most in UK freshman history. He has also poured in a team high 439 points on the year. The 439 points are 12th among UK freshman in the record books.

The forward's 15 double-doubles is the 20th most in a single season in NCAA history for a freshman.

He now ranks 10th among any UK player in program history and third among all UK freshman behind DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis who both notched 20 during their freshman campaigns.

The Dallas, Texas, native is currently leading the Wildcats with 15.7 points per game and 10.3 rebounds per outing.

From Mar. 3-17 the voting academy will select four finalists from this group.

Those finalists will be announced Mar. 23.

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