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  1. 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
  2. Too soon to believe in Tar Heel upset

    Mechelle Voepel

    Mechelle Voepel doesn't expect the ACC to pull off upsets in Sunday's Jimmy V Classic.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2004
  3. Women's college basketball - Diamond DeShields faces even higher ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    As Candace Parker can attest, even higher expectations await ex-UNC transfer Diamond DeShields with the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  4. Women's college basketball - A 'Downton Abbey' top 10

    Mechelle Voepel

    Mechelle Voepel goes full-court Grantham, comparing the top 10 women's hoops teams to the "Downton Abbey" character they most resemble.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  5. Women's college basketball - More experienced Tennessee Lady Vols...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In a game featuring two of the country's top freshman classes, Tennessee's more experienced players made the biggest impact, leading the Lady Vols past North Carolina in a sometimes sloppy 81-65 victory.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  6. UConn Huskies still top dog as 2010-11 opens

    Mechelle Voepel

    As practice officially opens Friday, one thing is certain: Until UConn loses -- like Geno Auriemma swears it will -- they Huskies are still standing at the front of the pack.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  7. Tar Heels lose in semis for second straight season

    Mechelle Voepel

    UNC looked bound for the NCAA title game. And then everything went wrong. So wrong that even Duke fans probably felt bad for the Tar Heels.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2007
  8. Parker, Lady Vols execute down stretch to reach final

    Mechelle Voepel

    With eight minutes left in Sunday's semifinal, it looked like Tennessee would be headed home. But Candace Parker and the Lady Vols executed at the end of the game better than UNC to earn a trip to Tuesday's title game.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2007
  9. Parker, post battle to determine Sunday's semifinal

    Mechelle Voepel

    Talk about your matchup nightmares. Come Sunday, can North Carolina keep Candace Parker in check? And can the Lady Vols keep up with the Tar Heels' athletic posts?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  10. Semifinals are anybody's ball game

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tennessee appears to be the favorite. But this expert says this is the kind of Final Four where anybody could win and it wouldn't be a total surprise.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  11. Larkins, Gearlds left off Kodak team

    Mechelle Voepel

    The day before the semifinals is always the busiest day of the Final Four. Saturday didn't disappoint.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  12. Final Four teams getting defensive

    Mechelle Voepel

    Forget "rock" or "roll" ... "defense" is the buzz word in Cleveland. All four teams play it well and will be counting on defense to help them advance in the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2007
  13. Where the Elite meet

    Mechelle Voepel

    Three No. 1 seeds reached the Elite Eight, which tips off Monday when Rutgers faces Arizona State.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2007
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Tar Heels turn back time; Lady Vols left hurting

    Mechelle Voepel

    The matchup, and even the outcome, wasn't totally surprising Tuesday in the Cleveland Regional. But UNC's composure and kids from Tennessee hurting at the final whistle were.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2006