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  1. Connecticut Huskies' streak belongs to one player more than any o...

    Mechelle Voepel

    It might seem counterintuitive to focus on one player on a night when UConn achieved the ultimate team milestone, but Maya Moore made the streak possible, separating herself in UConn and women's basketball lore.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  2. Simply facing the Connecticut Huskies can be enough to throw off ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    UConn has won 88 straight thanks to hard work and high standards. But the Huskies also have a presence that can undermine, overwhelm and intimidate opponents before they even step on the court.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  3. Penn State Nittany Lions' volleyballers a better comparison for U...

    Mechelle Voepel

    UConn tied the UCLA men's streak of 88 straight victories Sunday. But instead of comparing two teams from different eras (not to mention genders), how do the Huskies match up against one of college's other great streaks?

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2010
  4. Connecticut Huskies' Geno Auriemma, late UCLA Bruins legend John ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The constant in the remarkable winning streaks from the UCLA men and the Connecticut women was the maestro in charge. And far more than the number 88 make Geno Auriemma and John Wooden kindred spirits.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  5. John Wooden's influence helped legitimize women's basketball

    Mechelle Voepel

    By simply assessing the sport fairly, John Wooden helped legitimize women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2010