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  1. Total Access - Duke Blue Devils' Tricia Liston steps up her game ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Incorrectly stereotyped as "just" a shooter meant Duke's Tricia Liston was largely overlooked in the preseason. But after improving her fitness, footwork and defense, she couldn't be playing better in her senior season, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  2. Women's college basketball - Duke Blue Devils return to form, rou...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In what could be their final matchup as ACC foes, Duke got big performances up and down the roster to snap a two-game home skid and crush Maryland.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  3. Women's college basketball - Former WBCA executive director Betty...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Betty Jaynes was a dreamer and pioneer who helped build modern-day women's college athletics.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  4. Women's college basketball - Diamond DeShields leads North Caroli...

    Mechelle Voepel

    North Carolina's freshmen walked into Cameron Indoor like they owned it. By the final whistle, they'd helped the Tar Heels win their first game at Duke since 2008 and Diamond DeShields became the first player to score 30 points against the Blue Devils since 2009.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  5. Total Access - Triangle will be focus of 2013-14

    Mechelle Voepel

    espnW's Total Access for 2013-14 will take a close look at the three schools -- Duke, North Carolina and NC State -- that constitute the North Carolina region known as the "Triangle."

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  6. Duke Blue Devils' Elizabeth Williams grow up fast

    Mechelle Voepel

    Elizabeth Williams is the centerpiece of Duke's youngest team in a decade. But the freshman, who already has tallied a triple-double, is playing well beyond her years.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  7. Duke Blue Devils seem underestimated as they head to face Connect...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Duke is off to a 20-0 start. But for continued success, the Blue Devils' seniors know their freshmen teammates must continue to make an impact.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  8. Duke Blue Devils freshmen already making big impact

    Mechelle Voepel

    Duke is off to a 20-0 start. But for continued success, the Blue Devils' seniors know their freshmen teammates must continue to make an impact.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  9. Basketball brings two friends, two families together

    Mechelle Voepel

    Basketball brought them together as friends, then some painful adversities made them sisters. Now Duke's Krystal Thomas and Florida State's Alexa Deluzio are playing for the first- and second-place teams in the ACC.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  10. UConn Huskies' Caroline Doty makes most of first performance in t...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two days after suffering a torn ACL last season, Caroline Doty could only sit and watch her Huskies play at the Dean Dome. On Monday, she helped lead UConn past a sold-out crowd at Duke.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2010
  11. Jasmine Thomas takes control of Duke Blue Devils

    Mechelle Voepel

    Instead of playing with USA Basketball this past summer, Jasmine Thomas opted to stay at Duke and build her strength. The move has paid off for the point guard, who is averaging 17.8 points and has been one of the nation's top players so far this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  12. Duke Blue Devils are top team in Triangle right now

    Mechelle Voepel

    All the Triangle teams won Sunday, and each victory told us different things about the ACC rivals. But right now, Duke looks to be the top team among the trio.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  13. Buckeyes lose but learn plenty about themselves

    Mechelle Voepel

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Ohio State point guard Sammy Prahalis slumped down on the bleachers and got a commiserating hug from her mom. It had not been a fun night for her at Cameron Indoor Stadium, and she looked ready to get out of the place. Then again, it...

    Blog | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  14. Katie Smith won't follow the former Detroit Shock franchise to Tu...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Katie Smith doesn't know yet whether her ailing back will allow her to continue playing in the WNBA. But the free agent says if she comes back, she won't suit up for Tulsa.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  15. Maryland falls while Duke fights off Cowgirls

    Mechelle Voepel

    DURHAM, N.C. -- It looked for a while like it might be a very humbling night for ACC women's basketball. Two of the league's marquee programs were on the ropes in their season openers. One of them made a big turnaround and won. One of them didn't. T...

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2008
  16. Black back and driving force behind Blue Devils

    Mechelle Voepel

    Forced to watch from the bench a year ago while recovering from an injury, Chante Black is now the driving force behind third-seeded Duke.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2008