First-year head coach hopes to pull from experience under Rick Pitino

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By John Shindlebower

Basketball fans over a certain age remember a brash young coach coming to Kentucky with an undersized, inexperienced team. The coach instilled an up-tempo game, a lot of pressing defense and utilized the three-point shot. The Wildcats surprised fans and opponents alike.
There’s no promise that the 2013-14 Spencer County Bears will duplicate the success of the first Rick Pitino-led team at the University of Kentucky, but new Bears’ Head Coach Jason Burns is going to utilize much of the same recipe and hope for positive results.

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