October 28, 2010

UF rolls in exhibition opener

Patric Young won't lie.

The freshman center, one of the most heralded recruits ever for the Florida basketball program, had butterflies when he entered the Gators' exhibition game Thursday night against Florida Tech for the first time.

"You could see how nervous I was when I shot my first free throw -- bang!" Young said.

Jitters aside, Young and the other four members of Florida's touted freshmen class acquitted themselves quite well in the No. 9 Gators' 92-58 win before an announced crowd of 7,784 at the O'Connell Center.

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