Vargas Posts a Pair of Double-Doubles

May 25, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior Eloy Vargas, along with several other collegiate basketball players, is traveling with Reach USA on a nine-game cultural exchange tour throughout China. This is a recount of his most recent game.

Vargas posted a pair of double-doubles in Reach USA’s last two games, both victories. He helped lead his team to an 82-77 win on the strength of 10 points and a team-high 12 rebounds. He also added three steals and a blocked shot.

The UK senior added his second straight double-double with personal tournament highs in points (17) and rebounds (13), while adding three steals and a blocked shot. Vargas was also credited with a three-pointer in the 104-99 victory.

He has posted four double-doubles in seven games and has scored in double-figures six times. He is averaging 10.9 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in seven games for Reach USA.