Patric Young

Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6-9 • 206 cms
Weight: 245 lbs • 111 kgs
School: Florida '14
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Named as a finalist to the 2011 USA Basketbll Men's U19 National Team on June 19, 2011.
  • Named to the 2010 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team on June 16, 2010.
  • Named to the 2010 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team on June 16, 2010.
  • Member of the 2010 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team that finished 5-0, won gold at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and qualified the USA for the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship. Averaged 8.8 points a game and made 39.3 percent of his 3-point shots.
  • Participated in the 2010 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team training camp in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Member of the 2010 to the USA Junior National Select Team that defeated the 2010 World Select Team 101-97 in the Nike Hoop Summit; posted four points, three rebounds and two blocked shots.

College Honors:

  • Named to the 2010-11 All-SEC Freshman Team.

College Notes:

  • Attends University of Florida and helped lead team to a 29-8 record, 13-3 record and SEC regular season title, and to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.
  • As a freshman in 2010-11, played in all 37 games, started twice, averaged 17.8 minutes a game, 3.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, a team leading 0.8 blocked shots, while shooting 55.6 percent from the field.
  • Had 39 rebounds, 16 offensive, in last seven games for a 5.6 per game average.
  • Recorded a season high 12 points (5-6 FGs, 2-2 FTs), five rebounds, one blocked shot and one steal in 19 minutes versus South Carolina (1/15/11).
  • Had 11 points, six rebounds and two assists in 31 minutes of action in a win over North Carolina A&T (11/18/10).
  • Posted eight points4-67 FGs), four rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal in 16 minutes of action in win over UCLA (3/19/11) in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Had two blocks versus Kentucky in SEC Tournament Championship game.
  • Was Florida’s first sub a team-best 21 times.
  • Grabbed a season high eight rebounds versus Vanderbilt (3/12/11).

High School Honors:

  • Named to the 2010 Parade Magazine All-America second team.
  • Listed as a 2010 McDonald’s High School All-American, helped the West Team to a 107-104 win with seven points and nine rebounds in 15 minutes played.

High School Notes:

  • Attended Providence High School (Fla.), where he led his team to a 31-1 record and a Florida Class 2A state title as a senior in 2009-10; started all 32 games and averaged 14.9 ppg., 12.4 rpg. and 3.2 bpg.
  • Averaged 15.0 ppg. and 12 rpg. at Paxon High School (Fla.), as a junior in 2008-09.
  • Played AAU for the Jacksonville Lee Bulls.
  • Also played baseball.

Personal Notes:

  • Born Patric Young on Feb. 1, 1993 in Jacksonville, Fla., but goes by Pat.
  • Son of Bennita and Robert Young, has one older sister, Sara.
  • Has post-basketball ambitions of helping end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.

The Inside Scoop:

  • This right-hander wears No. 4 because no one else does.
  • Favorite player is 2008 Olympic gold medalist Dwight Howard and team is the Orlando Magic.
  • Favorite non-basketball Olympian is Michael Phelps.
  • Best player he’s ever faced was Al Horford.
  • Would like to play one-on-one against 2008 gold medalist Dwight Howard.
  • Favorite announcer is the voice of Gator basketball.
  • Likes to relax when he’s away from the court.
  • Most people don’t know that he’s a Christian.
  • After graduation he’s headed to the beach.