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, March 22, 2012 10:48 p.m.

Even as he’s winging his way to Florida chaperoning a group of Gloucester High School seniors for spring break, girls basketball coach Sean Gorman is thinking about the game.

For him, the next season begins as soon as the current one comes to an end.

That attitude was especially important for the 2011-12 season, as the Lions tried to replace three quarters of the scoring from a South Jersey Group I finalist while not succumbing to the dreaded “R”-word — rebuilding. Gorman guided his team to a 24-4 record and a second straight title game with a much younger team that executed a more defensive scheme with impressive discipline.

“The senior trip, it’s usually right after the season ends,” said Gorman, the Gloucester County Times Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. “I keep a piece of paper in my pocket, and the flights give me a chance to think about what happened. I keep a running log of what happened during the season (on the plane). We have a lot of successes, but I always think of the things we need to improve on.

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