Randolph named CACC men's basketball player of the week

Randolph named CACC men's basketball player of the week

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After leading the Philadelphia University men's basketball team in scoring in a pair of victories during the opening weekend of the season, junior guard Kaison Randolph (Trenton, N.J./Pennington Prep) was recognized by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) as he took home the first CACC men's basketball player of the week award of 2016-17 Monday.

Randolph recorded 25 points in both Ram victories, 83-78 over the University of the District of Columbia on Nov. 12 and 65-55 over Franklin Pierce on Nov. 13.

Against the Firebirds, Randolph was 11-of-12 from the free throw line, 6-of-6 down the stretch to help preserve the win. He also had seven rebounds and three assists. In addition to his 25 points in the win over Franklin Pierce, Randolph—who hit four 3-pointers in the game—added 10 rebounds, four assists, four blocked shots, and one steal.

The 25-point, 10-rebound effort against the Ravens was Randolph's second career double-double. His first double-double came on Nov. 22, 2015 with a 22-point, 11-rebound afternoon at Southern New Hampshire.

After the opening weekend of the year, Randolph is second in the CACC in scoring and made free throws (16), third in rebounds per game (8.5) and blocks (4), and seventh in made field goals (14) and made 3-pointers (6).

Philadelphia (2-0) will open conference play when the Rams head to Goldey-Beacom on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.