Young, a 6-foot-7 wing from Michigan, led the Wildcats with 26 points last week in a 105-76 win over UT-Arlington at Rupp Arena. He knocked down five 3-pointers en route to a new career scoring high to go along with three assists, two rebounds and two steals.
The former McDonald's All-American is second on the team in scoring at 14.2 points per game. He leads the Cats with 12 3-pointers.
Earlier this season, UK forward Julius Randle was named SEC Freshman of the Week.
Kentucky (4-1) returns to action tonight in a matchup with Cleveland State. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET at Rupp Arena with live TV on FOX Sports.