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Julius Randle rises above other highly-touted freshmen in NCAA Tournament

Julius Randle is one of a few highly-touted freshmen still alive in the NCAA Tournament, and he is a big part of why 8-seed UK is in the Sweet 16.

Julius Randle - photo by Bo Morris | Kentucky Sports Review

– photo by Bo Morris | Sports Review

's Tournament life was at the mercy of Mercer University.

was knocked out of the pecking order by Stanford University.

Julius Randle is one of a few highly-touted freshmen still alive in the NCAA Tournament, and he is a big part of why 8-seed is in the Sweet 16.

Hours after the University of Kansas was upset by Stanford, UK advanced to the Sweet 16 on the shoulders of one of Randle's most complete games. Randle recorded 13 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high seven assists.

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