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Utah Jazz draft prospects find way to win on night two of NCAA Sweet 16

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After the first night of the NCAA Sweet 16 saw players from the Pac-12 go at it, the second night of action featured physical shooters and burly bangers who might get their names called by the Utah Jazz at the 2014 NBA Draft.

Julius Randle’s Kentucky squad squared off against its rival Louisville and forward Montrezl Harrell in a knock-down, drag-out physical tussle on Friday, March 28.

Here’s how all the draft prospects did on night two of the Sweet 16.

Julius Randle, Kentucky
Julius Randle, Kentucky Andy Lyons

Julius Randle, Kentucky

Randle had a good -- but not great -- night by his standards. But he’ll gladly take the 74-69 win over his rivals any time he can get it.

The Dallas native poured in 15 points and had 12 rebounds in the Wildcats’ victory -- and stayed out of foul trouble.

Montrezl Harrell, Louisville
Montrezl Harrell, Louisville Andy Lyons

Montrezl Harrell, Louisville

Harrell wasn’t as fortunate as his rival Randle in staying out of foul trouble (he fouled out late in the second half.)

But when the 6-8 beast was in, he did some nice things and had a similar stat line to Randle, scoring 15 points and pulling down eight boards in his final game as a pro.

Nik Stauskas, Michigan
Nik Stauskas, Michigan Jonathan Daniel

Nik Stauskas, Michigan

The former teammate of Trey Burke had 14 points in a decent effort for the Wolverines, who most important won 73-71 over Tennessee to move on to the Elite Eight.

Stauskas is still sitting in at a solid No. 17 in the latest Mock Draft board -- right where the Jazz might take a chance on him if he's still available at No. 23.

Gary Harris, Michigan State
Gary Harris, Michigan State Stephen Dunn

Gary Harris, Michigan State

Harris did not have his best night shooting the ball for the Spartans -- they also moved on to the Elite Eight with a nail-biting 61-59 win over No. 1 seed Virginia.

Harris did hit two clutch free throws down the stretch and his 6-5 frame will undoubtedly attract many takers on Draft Day -- even if one isn’t the Jazz.

James Young, Kentucky
James Young, Kentucky Jonathan Daniel

James Young, Kentucky

Young had one of his worst nights as a Wildcat -- even if UK pulled out a win. He did have nine points -- including two three-pointers, his specialty -- in Kentucky’s stunning win over Louisville.

But he also fouled out with plenty of time left to play, leaving Jazz fans to wonder what this streaky guy is all about.

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