Lady Vols begin practice with championship in mind

University of Tennessee women's basketball players run drills during the team's first open practice of the preseason at University of Tennessee's Pratt Pavilion in Knoxville on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

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University of Tennessee women's basketball players run drills during the team's first open practice of the preseason at University of Tennessee's Pratt Pavilion in Knoxville on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

While the calendar read October, Cierra Burdick’s thoughts already had jumped ahead to next March and beyond.

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wigmeister writes:

Great D, great O, plus a positive attitude all the way and Nashville will be in your sights. Good luck ladies. Orange Country is behind you!

johnlg00 writes:

It's great to have an ultimate goal in your sights, but you can only get there by climbing each step. Take care of the little things, show up for every opponent, and before you know it, you will be where you want to be. I'm getting really stoked for this season, for both the men and the women.

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