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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

Jakob Poeltl, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York.
Jakob Poeltl, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York.
Frank Franklin II, AP

The University of Utah's All-American center Jakob Poeltl was selected with the ninth overall pick by the Toronto Raptors in Thursday night's NBA draft.

While it is quite an honor to be a top 10 pick in the NBA draft, it is more common than you would think for players who played their college ball in the Beehive State. In fact, 14 players from Utah schools have been top 10 selections since the draft started in 1947.

Here is a look at each of those players and how they performed after hearing their names called so early on draft-day