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Young tried to main­tain struc­ture. Ev­ery Satur­day night, Candice texted him and re­minded him about church. He'd pile in the car with his fam­ily and take in a ser­mon at Vic­tory Fam­ily Church in Nor­man the next morn­ing.

On Se­lec­tion Sun­day, the mes­sage was about tri­als, how in the eighth verse of the Ser­mon on the Mount, Je­sus preached the words, “Blessed are they which are per­se­cuted.”

On days away from bas­ket­ball, Young likes to get a pedi­cure or go to the movies. But long ago he started wait­ing to come in un­til af­ter the pre­views, avoid­ing the fans, pre­fer­ring just to sit in the dark and clear his mind.

He posts videos to In­sta­gram, singing along to slow jams. Be­fore games, he takes in Bobby Brown and Boyz II Men and New Edi­tion. The Mon­day be­fore OU's team plane headed to the NCAA Tour­na­ment in Pitts­burgh, Young switched his playlist to Drake.

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