March 7, 2010

Young dominates in state final

LAKELAND -- After watching Florida signee Patric Young dictate -- and dominate -- play inside during Jacksonville Providence's 63-46 win over Tampa Prep in the Class 2A state basketball final Saturday at the Lakeland Center, players from both teams said the 6-foot-9 center had skills similar to a certain NBA player.

Orlando Magic all-star Dwight Howard.

"He's a mini-Dwight Howard," said Tampa Prep small-forward Jay Bowie. "He's strong; he's physical."

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