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  1. 'The Mighty Macs' stirs memories, breaks barriers

    Whitney Holtzman

    The movie, which premiered in Philadelphia last week, chronicles college basketball's first women's national title team and opens nationwide Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  2. Power Players -- Nancy Lieberman is queen of the court

    Whitney Holtzman

    Nancy Lieberman is basketball's first lady. There is little in the sport she hasn't done -- including coaching a men's pro team.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  3. About Last Night -- Dirk Nowitzki shined bright on Tuesday night

    Whitney Holtzman

    Dirk Nowitzki shined bright Tuesday night. He made every free throw he attempted and knocked in 48 points, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 1-0 Western Conference final series lead. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  4. About Last Night -- Running of the Bulls

    Whitney Holtzman

    Derrick Rose showed Tuesday why he's this year's NBA MVP, leading the Chicago Bulls to victory over the Atlanta Hawks. The Bulls are now one win away from securing a spot in the Eastern Conference finals. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  5. About Last Night: Texas A&M takes the title

    Whitney Holtzman

    For the first time in school history, the Texas A&M Aggies brought home a women's basketball title by defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Tuesday night. Here's what else you missed.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  6. Games We're Watching: Two No. 2's to tip off

    Whitney Holtzman

    The women's NCAA champion will be determined tonight in Indianapolis. Texas A&M looks to win its first-ever national title. Standing in the Aggies' way is Notre Dame, which has knocked off top seeds Tennessee and UConn.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  7. About Last Night: UConn is America's top dog

    Whitney Holtzman

    The UConn Huskies crushed the Butler Bulldogs Monday night to win their third national championship in school history. All of those titles have come under Jim Calhoun, who became the oldest coach to win a title. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  8. About Last Night: No Moore for UConn

    Whitney Holtzman

    The men's and the women's championship games are set, and there will be no top seeds playing in either game this year. Maya Moore's college career at UConn came to an end on Sunday as the Huskies men prepared to face Butler in Monday's championship game.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  9. Games We're Watching: Houston, we have basketball

    Whitney Holtzman

    By weekend's end, we will know which two teams will be playing in both the men's and the women's NCAA tournament championship games. It's a big weekend for UConn, as both the men and the women are playing in this year's Final Four.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  10. Women's Final Four set: Bear-ied by the Aggies

    Whitney Holtzman

    Another No. 1 seed fell in the women's tournament Tuesday. This time it was Brittney Griner and the Baylor Lady Bears. The only other No. 1 seed in action, UConn, advanced to the Final Four for the fourth straight year.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  11. About Last Night: Tennessee Lady Vols fail to reach Summitt

    Whitney Holtzman

    Monday night was not kind to top-ranked basketball teams. In the women's Elite Eight, No. 1 seed Tennessee became the first top seed to check out of this year's tournament. In the NBA, the leaders of each conference both took a nosedive.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Moving four-ward to Houston

    Whitney Holtzman

    This year's men's Final Four is set, and zero top seeds will be making an appearance in Houston. Unlike the men's tournament, all four top women's seeds are still alive after this weekend's Sweet 16 games. Here's what else you missed this weekend.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  13. About Last Night: Another No. 1 is done

    Whitney Holtzman

    The men's Sweet 16 got off to a wild start Thursday, with three of the four matchups ending in upsets. Top-seeded Duke won't be repeating as national champions, while Butler defeated Wisconsin to keep their hopes of returning to the title game alive.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  14. About Last Night: Top team tumbles

    Whitney Holtzman

    Even though it was an off night in the NCAA tournament, the basketball courts were still active with a total 12 NBA games in action Wednesday. The Nuggets upset the NBA-leading Spurs, and the Knicks continued their slide.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  15. About Last Night: Upsets abound in second round

    Whitney Holtzman

    The majority of Tuesday's women's NCAA tournament second-round games ended in upsets, and now only 16 teams remain. Both top seeds safely advanced, but it was a freshman that helped lead seventh-seeded Louisville to an upset over second-seeded Xavier.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  16. About Last Night: Record-breaking round

    Whitney Holtzman

    The second round of the women's NCAA tournament got under way Monday, as eight teams earned their way into the Sweet 16. The night was packed with plenty of record-breaking performances, as well as a No. 11 seed overtaking a No. 3 seed.

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2011