Florida Basketball: UConn brings tourney run to a screeching halt

The 2014 Florida basketball team was one that showed promise all year long. They demonstrated their ability to adapt in tough situations, regardless of the opponent. Their 30-game win streak put the entire NCAA on notice, and with it came championship aspirations for fans and players alike. On Saturday, nearly all of this ability and momentum came crashing down in a 63-53 final four...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Patric Young Rejects Ryan Boatright's Shot Like a Fat Guy Rejects Rice Cakes

The odds are definitely against UConn making it past the Florida Gators and to the national championship game. If they are going to Ryan Boatright is going to have to figure out how to get a few more shots past Patric Young. Otherwise the Florida big man is just going to provide ESPN with one top 10 play after another.via TBLFlorida is going to have to figure out how to make a few...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Good things have come to Florida's Patric Young, who waited

Florida assistant Matt McCall recently posed a question to Patric Young: If he could come back for a fifth year along with fellow seniors Casey Prather, Will Yeguete and Scottie Wilbekin, would he return to Gainesville next season? "I love this place so much," Young answered, "I probably would." We're in an age where some players are considered failures...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators' opponents pick (and roll) on Patric Young at their own risk

ARLINGTON, Texas -- He can't really pinpoint when it was or who it was, but Patric Young knows at some point during his time playing AAU basketball a coach instructed him while playing defense to ''hedge'' when opposing teams ran pick-and-roll plays on offense. ''I didn't really know what it meant,'' Young said. ''So I sort of went...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Florida's Patric Young Mean Mugs the Camera After Huge Block

It's not unusual for the No. 1 seed in the Tournament to slip. In the past we have seen them have a bad game against a motivated opponent and lose or play down to their competition and get knocked out. It kind of sucks to see the top team go out that way but it happens.Not to the Florida Gators though.@SBNationGIF/TwitterFlorida did play down a little to Albany, but the talent...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida rallies in second half to beat Tennessee

ATLANTA  -- Patric Young scored 16 points and No. 1 Florida turned up the defensive pressure in the second half, rallying for a 56-49 victory over Tennessee in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday. Florida (31-2) extended its school-record winning streak to 25 in a row after trailing by 10 in the first half. The Gators were down 35-28 at the break, but...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida’s Patric Young On Boston College: “They Suck”

Florida big man Patric Young had an interesting reaction after hearing that No. 1 Syracuse had lost its first game of the season to unranked Boston College. The Gators had just survived a battle of their own against unranked Auburn when Young was given the news. Via The Alligator’s Landon Watnick: Patric Young surprised to hear Syracuse lost to BC. “Boston College? They suck...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Patric Young and the Gators’ muscles are bigger than yours

Even Coach Kilmer from "Varsity Blues" cares about the Florida Gators' muscles. Patric Young was etched out of granite.
Via Gamedayr
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Patric Young has amazing block against Alabama

The Florida Gators, already ranked No. 3 in the AP Poll, have now won 15 games in a row. One big reason for their dominance is senior center Patric Young, whose defensive prowess has been well documented over the years. Today, against Alabama, we saw why, yet again. Check out this ridiculous block Young had on Crimson Tide guard Levi Randolph early in the second half. Florida just...
Via College Spun
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Guy holding unique sign captured in photo

Via Patric Young of the Florida Gators slam dunks the ball as a photographer for catches a guy in the stands with a giant head picture of himself making the same face that he was currently making. I can’t think of anything more hilarious. This is an early season favorite for basketball picture of the year.
Via Throw The Flag
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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