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Young calm at the free throw line

When senior Patric Young came down with the rebound of an Auburn missed free throw, he never expected what was coming next. Auburn center Asauhn Dixon-Tatum intentionally fouled him with 19 seconds remaining in a tie game, sending Young to the free throw line with a chance to give Florida the lead. His tireless repetition in practice helped him toe the line with confidence.

These situations aren't the specialty of Patric Young. The Gators would rather have a guard -- or any role player on the team -- at the line instead of Young. But Florida's senior center made a point weeks ago to be prepared for these situations. Sitting by himself on the practice court of the Florida basketball facility, Young would mentally prepare for pressure free throws. He'd imagine...

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