Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Lady Vols book club

The Tennessee women’s basketball team has convened a book club to accompany their individual preseason workouts.
The players are reading “Good to Great” by Jim Collins in a chapter-by-chapter manner with two players designated to present a specific chapter’s material. The book breaks down how specific companies made improvements in their performance over time and offers a road map to exellence .

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Talking the talk

One of my first impressions of Tennessee Lady Vols freshman Cierra Burdick is that she will fill a notebook or a tape recorder as easily as she will a stat sheet.
The 6-foot-2 forward is outgoing, funny and thoughtful. I didn’t have to search for subject matter when doing an introductory Q & A with her a few weeks ago. She supplied the bulk of the material, everything from heart surgery to an impromptu ride in the back of a police car.

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