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  1. Women's NCAA tournament 2014 - 1-64 power rankings

    Melanie Jackson

    During an interview on ESPNU on Tuesday, coach Geno Auriemma said his Huskies aren't cocky enough. Our 1-64 power rankings have plenty of attitude.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  2. Women's NCAA basketball: Jugging March and motherhood

    Melanie Jackson

    Not everyone loves March Madness. Take, for example, my 8-year-old daughter, who despite my best efforts was born March 22, 2001. By "best efforts" I mean she was born a month prematurely. I wasn't planning on attending the Final Four in St. Louis ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  3. Memorable wins in Connecticut Huskies' 90-game streak

    Melanie Jackson

    Career highs. Record performances. And a whole lot of blowouts. As UConn racked up a 90-game win streak, here's a look at some key moments along the way.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2010
  4. Nothing like your first tourney

    Melanie Jackson

    Somewhere between East Tennessee State and Cornell clinching their first NCAA tournament berths, something happened. I realized this marks my 10th tournament. Now, by no means does what I do compare to the hours these student-athletes spend on the c...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2008
  5. Let's hear it for Houston

    Melanie Jackson

    It had been a rough couple of weeks for interim coaches. But that changed Wednesday night. After the first five interim coaches in college football lost their bowl games, West Virginia's Bill Stewart became the first to win a postseason game this se...

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2008
  6. Turnovers spell trouble for Texas

    Melanie Jackson

    Despite spending the last 15 seasons in Durham, N.C., as Duke's coach, Gail Goestenkors is no stranger to Texas. In fact, just last season, Duke point guard Lindsey Harding hailed from Houston. Bet Goestenkors was missing her Sunday. Goestenkors, ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2007
  7. Parker repeats as preseason player of the year

    Melanie Jackson

    Candace Parker looks to lead the Lady Vols to a second straight title this season. But the Tennessee star already has one double sewn up: her second straight honor as's preseason player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2007
  8. All's fair in love and Bracketology

    Melanie Jackson

    A March Madness marriage? The return of Cynthia Cooper? Some intriguing first-round matchups? Check out our tourney primer for some storylines you might not have heard.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007
  9. Poor performance at foul line is costly for Lady Vols

    Melanie Jackson

    Poor shooting from the field and foul line, particularly Candace Parker's 1-for-7 effort on free throws, got in the way of Tennessee's comeback Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2007
  10. Parker up to par after missing game with illness

    Melanie Jackson

    Tennessee fans can breathe easy now that Candace Parker is breathing easier, too. The Lady Vols sophomore is expected to play Monday against Duke despite missing Thursday's game with a respiratory illness.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2007
  11. Bobbitt, Tennessee ready to take on top-ranked Duke

    Melanie Jackson

    Then-No. 1 Maryland couldn't stop Duke's Lindsey Harding last week. Tennessee and Shannon Bobbitt hope to have more luck shutting down the Blue Devils when they clash Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2007
  12. Wade winner Augustus earns third straight Kodak nod

    Melanie Jackson

    LSU senior Seimone Augustus won the Wade Trophy for the second straight year and her third consecutive Kodak All-American nod on Saturday. * All-time Kodak teams

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2006
  13. Feaster leads Crimson to historical upset

    Melanie Jackson

    In March 1998, Harvard became the first No. 16 seed to be a No. 1 seed with its upset of Stanford.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006
  14. With a freshman leading the way, Texas runs the table

    Melanie Jackson

    Texas turned away all comers -- including Cheryl Miller -- in 1986 to win its first NCAA title and produce just the second undefeated season in women's NCAA history.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2006
  15. Lady Vols overcome subpar regular season for '97 title

    Melanie Jackson

    Ten regular-season losses -- the most ever for an NCAA champ -- didn't stop Tennessee from going all the way in '97.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  16. Tennessee takes out three No. 1 seeds for first title

    Melanie Jackson

    In the first Final Four sellout, Tennessee beat three No. 1 seeds for its first national championship in 1987.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2006