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  1. WNBA - Katie Smith, Tina Thompson set standard for WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    They are future Hall of Famers and two of the most important players in the foundation of the WNBA. And through it all, Katie Smith and Tina Thompson have been consummate professionals.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  2. Women's college basketball - Coaches Kevin McGuff, Cynthia Cooper...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The two most high-profile hires this offseason brought home Ohio State's Kevin McGuff and Southern California's Cynthia Cooper-Dyke.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  3. Who should be All-Americans this season?

    Mechelle Voepel

    There's no such thing as even one choice -- let alone five of them -- that will bring unanimous consent. But when you're talking All-Americans in women's basketball this particular season, the first team likely will get a lot of agreement. After tha...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  4. Women's basketball: Penn State Lady Lions clinch share of Big Ten...

    Mechelle Voepel

    It might be trite to say Penn State needed this, but it's still true. The school, buried under so much harsh publicity in the last three months, needed it. The program, which hadn't won a Big Ten championship since 2004, needed it. The players, who t...

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  5. 2011 WNBA draft: Draft-day thoughts from first-round picks

    Mechelle Voepel

    Courtney Vandersloot, Danielle Robinson, Jasmine Thomas and Jantel Lavender shared their draft-day thoughts with us.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  6. Women's NCAA tournament: Tennessee Lady Vols ready to tip off tou...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tennessee, one of the deepest teams in the country, has been perimeter-oriented this season. But the play of its posts might determine how far the Lady Vols get in the Dayton Regional.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  7. ACC, Big Ten and SEC women's conference tournaments play out acco...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The ACC, Big Ten and SEC tournament finals didn't provide much drama. But they did give everyone a chance to see three teams who are heading into the NCAA tournament full speed ahead.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2011
  8. Women's NCAA basketball: Underdogs come close in ACC, Big Ten, SE...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The day of "almost" upsets started in Greensboro, N.C., where one of the participants used to be on the other side. Kellie Harper won three SEC tournament titles as a player for powerhouse Tennessee. Now in her first season as head coach at NC Stat...

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2010
  9. Breaking down the Big Ten women's basketball race

    Mechelle Voepel

    Will Michigan State really contend with Ohio State? An early indication will be their Jan. 9 meeting.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  10. 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
  11. Suzy Merchant, Michigan State Spartans ready to make mark

    Mechelle Voepel

    After a huge win in the second round of last season's NCAA tournament, Michigan State lost in a bad way four days later. But the Spartans have since used the Sweet 16 loss to motivate them.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2009
  12. A look at how the women's 2009 NCAA tournament might play out

    Mechelle Voepel

    If Charlie Creme's December Bracketology ended up as March's 64-team NCAA tournament field, how would it play out? Here are round-by-round predictions -- and yes, UConn reaches St. Louis and the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2009
  13. Budding dynamic duo gives Ohio State Buckeyes potent one-two punc...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ohio State has lacked a true point guard as much as postseason success the past few years. But all that has changed with the play of Samantha Prahalis and her one-two punch with Buckeyes star Jantel Lavender.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  14. Big Ten looking to restore image, successful ways in 2008-09

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Big Ten's image has taken a big hit the past couple of seasons as its teams have struggled in the NCAA tournament. But with a handful of players back from injury, and a slew of new coaches, the league might be back on track.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  15. Like Wright brothers years ago, OU, others flying high

    Mechelle Voepel

    Like those Wright brothers years ago, some teams are flying high into the Big Dance. Others? Not so much. At least, that's the way Orville and Wilbur tell it.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2007
  16. New bracket, but another tough regional for Tennessee

    Mechelle Voepel

    For the second year in a row, Tennessee got placed in the toughest regional. But unlike recent seasons, there are fewer complaints to make about the selection committee, no matter how many times it threw around a three-word answer Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2007