Did Julius ever consider a return to Kentucky for a second season? He says yes, he did.
“I’m definitely going to miss it,” Randle said of his time at UK. “Kentucky will always have a special place in my heart.”
Randle called it an experience he’ll never forget, and though it hurt to fall one game shy of the ultimate goal, he loved every minute of the ride. He said he looks forward to the day he sits down with his children and then their children to tell them about his time as a member of the Kentucky basketball program.
But in the end, the NBA was always the dream and the current opportunity to go into the draft as a projected top five pick is too good to pass up.