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  1. Women's college basketball - Texas Longhorns back on track

    Mechelle Voepel

    Karen Aston's second season has Texas looking poised to return to the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  2. espnW -- Huskies downplay home pressure against Nittany Lions

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sure, it helps that Washington is playing its semifinal match five minutes from its campus. Just don't tell them that as they claim to remain laser-focused on dispatching Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  3. Women's college basketball - Big 12 preview

    Mechelle Voepel

    Baylor has dominated the Big 12 for several seasons. In 2013-14, Oklahoma might make a claim for the top spot in a league full of young players and a lot of unknown.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  4. Keep an eye on Big 12's other story lines

    Mechelle Voepel

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- TCU coach Jeff Mittie was familiar with Big 12 play, because for years he scheduled nonconference games against that league's schools. But after TCU's first season as a member of the Big 12, Mittie acknowledges it's a very different...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  5. Longhorns pushing through tough times

    Mechelle Voepel

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Karen Aston has been through this before. She's a veteran coach who has taken over programs and experienced both the pains and joys of fresh starts. She acknowledges, though, that she really didn't expect her first season as Texas' ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  6. Big 12 preview

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Big 12 will have a new look in 2012-13, with newcomers TCU and West Virginia. But everyone is still chasing Baylor at the top of the conference.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  7. Karen Aston begins new era with Texas Longhorns

    Mechelle Voepel

    Barely more than two weeks after Gail Goestenkors stepped down, Texas hired Karen Aston to take over the Longhorns. And Austin is exactly the place Aston, a former Jody Conradt assistant who also was a head coach at North Texas and Charlotte, longed to be.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2012
  8. Gail Goestenkors to take break from coaching

    Mechelle Voepel

    A month ago, Gail Goestenkors talked about pushing through disappointment. But Monday, Texas' coach -- a perfectionist who doesn't cut herself many breaks -- resigned after five seasons.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  9. Trio of Big 12 coaches feeling the heat

    Mechelle Voepel

    Once upon a time, Gail Goestenkors (Texas), Kristy Curry (Texas Tech) and Bonnie Henrickson (Kansas) left good jobs to take over what they viewed as a dream job in the Big 12. But all three might be on the outside looking in on Selection Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  10. Big 12 coaches say realignment will rip apart the conference

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Big 12 boasts the reigning NCAA champ and the likely pick as the preseason player of the year. But at Wednesday's Big 12 media day, the buzz was finally about how conference realignment affects women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  11. Women's NCAA tournament: Marquette Golden Eagles send Texas Longh...

    Mechelle Voepel

    While Marquette moves on in Dayton, Gail Goestenkors should brace for criticism after her Longhorns lost in the first round for the third consecutive season.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  12. Big 12 conference tournament: Texas A&M Aggies advance to semifin...

    Mechelle Voepel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State's upset victory over Texas A&M on March 2 seems like it actually did a lot of good for both teams. For K-State, it was the signature win needed to help assure the Wildcats of an NCAA tournament berth. They followed t...

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  13. Big 12 conference tournament: Texas women to take one last shot a...

    Mechelle Voepel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Texas started this up-and-down Big 12 women's basketball season in January with an upset loss at Missouri in which the Tigers rallied late. So there was no way the Longhorns were going to be anything less than vigilant against Mi...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  14. Kansas State Wildcats come on strong as Big 12 bracket set

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Big 12 tournament bracket is set. But who would have thought Kansas State would be among the top four seeds?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2011
  15. Women's basketball: Chassidy Fussell and Meighan Simmons intervie...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Texas freshman Chassidy Fussell talks about the scoring load she has shouldered and adjusting to living in Austin after growing up in Tennessee. Tennessee's Meighan Simmons talks about her role with the Lady Vols and playing for Pat Summitt....

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  16. Tennessee Lady Vols Meighan Simmons, Texas Longhorns Chassidy Fus...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tennessee's Meighan Simmons and Texas' Chassidy Fussell are just two of many freshmen across the country this season who are carrying large loads of responsibility for their teams.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011