GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Patric Young's body language and demeanor at the end of Saturday's victory over Mississippi State did not sit well with Gators coach Billy Donovan.
He took note that Young, after a modest six-point, seven-rebound outing against the Bulldogs, sulked on the bench in the final seconds of a 25-point win in which Young's counterpart, Mississippi State center Gavin Ware, finished with 16 points and six rebounds.
Donovan challenged Young in practice Sunday and the rest of the week leading up to Tuesday night's home game against No. 25 Kentucky and freshman big man Nerlens Noel.
Donovan's message to Young was to think team over individual performance, a theme Donovan then hammered home to the rest of the Gators as they tried to snap a five-game losing streak against the Wildcats.
Young wasn't sulking after the No. 7 Gators (20-3, 10-1 in SEC) rolled over the Wildcats 69-52 at a sold-out O'Connell Center, extending their lead in the SEC to two games over Kentucky (17...