From the Southeastern Conference
Florida's Patric Young, a 6-foot-9, 247-pound sophomore forward from Jacksonville, Fla., was named SEC Player of the Week after averaging 18.5 points, 10 rebounds, 1.5 assists, one block and one steal in leading the Gators to wins over Arizona and Rider. Young made 77.3 percent (17-22) of his field goals in the two games while registering a double-double in each contest. Against Arizona he set a new career-high for points with 25, on 12-of-15 shooting, and added 10 rebounds. Young followed up his strong performance against the Wildcats with a 12-point and 10-rebound effort in 28 minutes vs. Rider.