Gators restructure amidst lofty predictions

Send to Kindle The reputation of the Florida Gators basketball program has never been better. It’s a fact that coach Billy Donovan lost maybe more production than any other coach in college basketball as Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young, Casey Prather, and Will Yeguete graduated and took 57.9 percent of the Gators’ points and 51 percent of their rebounding with them from a year...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Gators star Patric Young makes Pelicans’ 15 man roster

Amid an avalanche of misery for the Gators’ football team comes a ray of promise from one of Florida fans’ favorite Gators. Patric Young, the motor of the Gators’ baasketball team the last few years, was selected to the New … Continue reading →
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patric Young Signs Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

Patric Young signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, as he announced on his Twitter page. Young went undrafted in June after his collegiate career at Florida and landed with the Pelicans in Summer League. Young signed a two-year deal with the Pelicans, according to
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patric Young Signs Contract With New Orleans Pelicans

Former Florida center Patric Young has signed a contracted with the New Orleans Pelicans.
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: New Orleans Pelicans extend two-year offer to Patric Young

With the New Orleans Pelicans only having one draft selection in this year’s NBA Draft, Russ Smith. The Pelicans summer league roster is filled with veterans and undrafted rookies. One of those rookies has made an impact already and that is former Florida Gator big man Patric Young. So far in the Las Vegas Summer League, Young is averaging 10.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Gator Patric Young hopeful to hear name called in draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It was late Wednesday night and Patric Young was home. After six weeks of unfamiliar airports, unfamiliar cities and unfamiliar beds, Young was pleased to be back in Jacksonville on the eve of one of the biggest days of his life. The NBA draft is tonight (7:30, ESPN) and Young is projected as a late first-round, early second-round pick. He will spend draft night...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Florida’s Patric Young on Team’s Short Wish List

The New York Knicks do not have a first round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but the team is actively trying to acquire one. On top of the Knicks’ wish list is PJ Hairston, but Florida center Patric Young is another name that keeps coming up. According to an report, Phil Jackson is interested in taking Young with the No. 34 in the draft. The Knicks recently acquired that...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Draft Guide – Big Men

The center position has plagued the team for years and years. Finally, this past off-season, General Manager Neil Olshey struck gold with Robin Lopez. Lopez was an absolute perfect fit for Portland. He is young enough to have prime years left. He is old enough to be a well-rounded center. He is weird enough to live in Portland. Now the task is to find a suitable backup center. Lopez...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patric Young Collects His Most Important Trophy As Florida Gator

The run is now officially over for Patric Young at the University of Florida. The big man graduated on Saturday. Congrats, Patric.
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Horford's brother, Jon, to transfer to Florida

Former Michigan big man has decided to transfer to the University of Florida according to ESPN. The 6-9 Horford announced a couple weeks back that he intended to transfer out of Ann Arbor for his final season of eligibility after averaging 3.8 points and 4.2 rebounds last season with the Wolverines. After the Gators lost senior big men Patric Young and Will Yeguete, Horford ...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
April 06, 2014  |  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...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Patric Young’s Media Session And Interview On Final Four Friday

The Florida Gators spoke with the media on Friday, a day prior to facing UConn in the Final Four. Here is Patric Young's interview session.
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Four Viewer’s Guide: 2014 NBA Draft Prospects ☆

(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports) And then there were 13 – only a baker’s dozen of NBA prospect left in this year’s NCAA Tournament.  Here’s where you can catch these future NBA stars in action today and tomorrow. (number beside player’s name is their ranking in our most recent consensus mock draft, we’ll update the article with player stats from each game as they are...
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April 04, 2014  |  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 over by the guy with the ball and was sort of just...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Florida's Billy Donovan calls center Patric Young the best frontcourt player to defend the pick and roll that he's ever coached.
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fearsome foursome headed to Texas

The road to redemption goes through North Texas for a fearsome Final Four of power programs with something to prove. Florida, the top overall seed, returns to the Final Four for the first time since winning consecutive titles in 2006-07, this time without all those first-round NBA picks. Waiting for the Gators at Jerry Jones' billion-dollar stadium on Saturday will be Connecticut...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Caption This Photo: Florida Gators’ Patric Young Can Fly

It sort of looks like Pat Young is getting abducted by aliens here…Give us your best captions in the comment section below! h/t: Reddit user mclane_94 &nbsp No visits yet The post Caption This Photo: Florida Gators’ Patric Young Can Fly appeared first on No Coast Bias |.
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Florida sends Cinderella Dayton packing

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Cinderella has left this NCAA tournament, while Florida is marching back to the Final Four once again under Billy Donovan. With a 62-52 win against 11th-seeded Dayton in Saturday's regional final, the No. 1 overall seed Gators are in the national semifinals for the first time since 2007. Here are three observations from Florida's 30th straight win. 1. Florida pulled...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida seniors seek to overcome Elite Eight letdowns

  When: Saturday, 6:09 p.m. Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tenn. Records: Florida 35-2; Dayton 26-10 TV: CBS MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Billy Donovan slogans and themes have mounted like the Florida victories this season, but center Patric Young went into the archives Friday when asked to reflect on just what the current crop of UF basketball players -- led by this special quartet of seniors...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patric Young Finishes UCLA Off On Instagram Following Sweet 16

Florida Gators big man Patric Young finished the UCLA Bruins off on Instagram following the Gators' Sweet 16 win.
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Norman Powell Posterizes Patric Young With A Huge Transition Dunk

No. 1 seed Florida may have a narrow lead on UCLA early in the second half, but Bruin guard Norman Powell may have just locked up the highlight of the game and the best dunk of the day. Just 90 seconds into the second half, Powell takes the in-bounds pass, blows by two Florida defenders at mid-court, and drives unencumbered to the rim. Patric Young attempts to play defense, but Powell...
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March 27, 2014  |  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 on...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Gators stifle Pitt to reach Sweet 16

Falling out of bounds after a steal, Scottie Wilbekin managed to set up Casey Prather on a run-out, who with a Pitt defender trailing him, fed Patric Young for an alley-oop. It was among a few moments of spectacular offense for Florida, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed, as it dumped ninth-seeded Pitt 55-45. But like every bit of a win that pushed the Gators into the Sweet...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: No. 1 Florida pulls by Albany with dominance in paint

It wasn't pretty. But Florida, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed, rode its strong inside play to pull past No. 16 seed Albany. Three Hits: No. 1 Florida pulls by Albany with dominance in paint It wasn't pretty. The NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed got all it could handle -- for a half at least -- before Florida pulled away from 16th seed Albany 67-55 in Orlando. Here are...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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