"You walk around campus before that first game," Ainge said, "and everybody tells you how great you are, how the offense is going to score 40 a night. Then you play Florida the second or third game of the year and they hit you in the face five or six times and you realize it's not going to be that easy."
Ainge understands Bray's upcoming season better than most. He started a good portion of his freshman year in 2004, helping the Volunteers to the SEC East crown before being injured in a home loss to Notre Dame. He also began the 2005 season as a starter before eventually losing that spot to senior Rick Clausen.
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