College Basketball Team Reports: Florida Gators
Donovan: "The one thing is last year I think Patric developed into one of the best defensive centers in the country. He was really good in terms of clogging up the middle, he was really good on perimeter coverages and guarding pick-and-rolls, he really moved his feet. He was a defensive problem. Our defense was really good because of what he was able to do. Damontre brings a different kind of presence because Damontre is much more of a pure shot blocker naturally than Patric is. You'd probably move Patric to the power forward spot and play Damontre at the center spot. That would give us a lot of size at the basket if we needed to play that way. Damontre probably has to get a little better. The one thing with him that I'm a little concerned about -- and it's not his fault -- but when you have a whole year of being injured like he was, he has missed out on a whole year of growth. He was around and practiced sporadically here or there, but for the most part, he had a year where he probably didn't improve at the level we would have liked for him to improve because he was hurt."