Duing Friday’s press conference, ESPN.com’s Rick Reilly asked all five UF starters if there was something people didn’t know about their coach that they would like to tell him.
Here were their responses about Billy Donovan:
Erik Murphy — “I don’t know. I don’t think he sleeps too much. He’s probably watching film all night. That’s not an unknown. I guess a lot of coaches are doing that right now.”
Patric Young — “He’s underrated at being funny. He has some really smart jokes that hit you hard sometimes … I don’t know if Scottie (Wilbekin) or somebody makes a pass, he’ll say, you’re not at the Rock (School) anymore, you can’t throw those one-handed passes.”
Bradley Beal — “I agree with Pat, probably his sense of humor. Whenever you make a mistake or if you air-ball a shot, he’ll say close the door, like the wind is blowing in or something smart like like that.”
Erving Walker — “I would say he’s obsessed with hard practices.”
Kenny Boynton — “I agree with all these guys. The hard practices and his sense of humor. He’s a very funny coach.”