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  1. Women's college basketball - Melissa Dixon leads Iowa Hawkeyes

    Mechelle Voepel

    Riding a six-game winning streak and the hot hand of junior guard Melissa Dixon, No. 21 Iowa is off to a 10-1 start.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  2. espnW -- Stanford beats Baylor to give season shot of pure adrena...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Attribute No. 1 Baylor's 71-69 loss to No. 4 Stanford on Friday in part to the "Honolulu effect." Another factor? Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims played just four minutes because of a hamstring injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  3. Stanford Cardinal snap Connecticut Huskies' 90-game winning strea...

    Mechelle Voepel

    As UConn coach Geno Auriemma said, his Huskies hadn't faced any team playing as well as Stanford did Thursday, when the Cardinal put an end to UConn's historic 90-game win streak.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010
  4. U.S. women out to regain FIBA World Championship title

    Mechelle Voepel

    Team USA, as always, is talented. But as the Americans try to improve on their third-place finish four years ago, it's also a team with several members still learning the ropes of a competition at this level.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2010
  5. With record winning streak in hand, Connecticut Huskies are as cl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    With a record winning streak in hand, UConn's 71st win Monday ended with an injured Huskies player, a reminder of how fragile even a juggernaut can be. And of how consistent UConn has been for 16 months.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  6. Comparing the UConn Huskies' women's basketball win streaks

    Mechelle Voepel

    UConn is running up a long winning streak. Sound familiar? It should. From 2001 to 2003, the Huskies won a women's Division I record 70 consecutive games, a streak that might have been even more impressive.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish to test Connecticut Huskies' 55-game wi...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Geno Auriemma knows that a vast majority hope UConn's winning streak -- currently at 55 games -- ends sooner rather than later. And that's just how he likes it -- having a target on his back rather than shooting for a target.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  8. After 1-8 start, Sacramento Monarchs seem to be coming together

    Mechelle Voepel

    It's not the winning streak the league is buzzing about. But after a 1-8 start, Sacramento has won two straight and finally seems to be on the right track this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2009
  9. Maryland Terps picking up speed as regular season winds down

    Mechelle Voepel

    It took some time to get here, and a few bumps along the way, but Maryland is peaking at the right time and riding a six-game winning streak with just three regular-season games remaining.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2009
  10. Temple, Rutgers battle for bragging rights

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sure, Temple and Rutgers are battling for Philly braggin rights, but there's so much more than that in this second-round matchup.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2005
  11. Connecticut Huskies' Geno Auriemma, late UCLA Bruins legend John ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The constant in the remarkable winning streaks from the UCLA men and the Connecticut women was the maestro in charge. And far more than the number 88 make Geno Auriemma and John Wooden kindred spirits.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  12. Connecticut Huskies still the one as 2010-11 opens

    Mechelle Voepel

    Keeping their win streak alive is hardly the goal for the Huskies. UConn is simply focused on winning this season, not the 78 straight victories behind them.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  13. Seattle Storm still the gold standard in WNBA, despite losses

    Mechelle Voepel

    Parity in the East is so strong that even little winning streaks aren't enough to give teams an upper hand. But in the West, Seattle is still the gold standard, despite a two-game skid.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2010
  14. Nothing left to do but wait (and fake it at work)

    Mechelle Voepel

    Now that Championship Week -- and all its surprises -- has wrapped, there's nothing left to do but wait, fake it at work Monday, adjust your mock brackets one more time, and wait some more to see what our friends in Indianapolis come up with.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008