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  1. Notre Dame Fighting Irish favored to repeat in ACC

    Mechelle Voepel

    Notre Dame had no problem adjusting to -- and taking over -- the ACC last season in its debut year in the league. Expect more of the same this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Women's college basketball - ACC preview

    Mechelle Voepel

    Notre Dame joins the ACC this season, but Duke remains the favorite ahead of the Irish, Maryland and North Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  4. Duke Blue Devils picked as ACC preseason favorite

    Mechelle Voepel

    Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  5. Women's basketball: Duke Blue Devils still overcoming setbacks

    Mechelle Voepel

    Friday morning, I listed some of the candidates for the coach of the year ... but, of course, there are always others who deserve mentioning. One, in fact, got a big victory Friday night. Duke maintained its mastery over Miami, and in the process...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  6. Maryland Terrapins open season on unbeaten streak

    Mechelle Voepel

    It has taken some growing pains, but a super sophomore class has helped Brenda Frese return Maryland to the mix with the best teams in the country.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  7. Breaking down the ACC women's basketball race

    Mechelle Voepel

    Prior to this season, North Carolina was expected to be the ACC favorite. But with the Tar Heels' Jessica Breland out as she continues her battle against cancer, Duke looks to be the league favorite.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  8. Could Maryland Terps, Oklahoma Sooners combine to beat UConn?

    Mechelle Voepel

    Since no one has been able to beat UConn this season, it made us wonder: What combination of teams might be able to topple the top-ranked Huskies?

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2009
  9. 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
  10. Pringle, Larkins lead UNC to top of ACC

    Mechelle Voepel

    After failing to close out a win against UConn earlier in the week, North Carolina's LaToya Pringle and Erlana Larkins made sure not to let it happen again. The senior posts' new mentality helped hand Maryland its first overtime loss in three years and give UNC the lead in the ACC.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2008
  11. This time, overtime is Tar Heels' time

    Mechelle Voepel

    "Overtime is our time!" has been Maryland's rallying cry for nearly three years. But after two posts fouled out, the Terps couldn't hang tough with the Tar Heels, who upended Maryland in double overtime Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2008
  12. Terps ready for some time off after hard-fought wins

    Mechelle Voepel

    Overtime is still Terps' time, as Maryland held off Georgia Tech in double overtime Sunday. Now, the Terps should be looking forward to their time off before Saturday's showdown with UNC.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2008
  13. Coleman, Terps back to form in win over OU

    Mechelle Voepel

    In easily beating All-American Courtney Paris and Oklahoma, No. 4 Maryland looked very much like a national-title contender again -- as much as any team can in November.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 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. Paint battle the key when Terps host Tar Heels

    Mechelle Voepel

    With some of the game's best posts going head-to-head Sunday when Maryland hosts UNC, the paint battle might seem like 15 rounds of heavyweight boxing.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2007