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Notebook: Free throws a negative

Notebook: Free throws a negative

There's not much left on the list for Billy Donovan to point out as negatives, but free throw shooting might be at the top of it. The Gators went 7-for-16 from the free throw line in a blowout win against South Carolina on Wednesday night. Big men Patric Young and Will Yeguete drug that down with a 3-for-11 performance. It's an area that will need to be improved when Florida plays in close games.

Young is shooting 50% from the free throw line this season and is 5-for-14 in his last three games. His free throw shooting has regressed in every year at Florida, shooting 70.3% as a freshman and 59.3% as a sophomore. His junior year has been the worst, and teams might be starting to pick up on it. South Carolina made it clear at the beginning of the game that it would foul Young to avoid him...

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