Haley Steed, a seventh-year point guard, helped BYU beat in-state rivals Utah State and Utah, as well as overcome a season-ending injury to the Cougars' top scorer.
Sure, Baylor and Maryland suffered upsets. But the Lady Bears and Terps shouldn't give the losses a second thought -- nor should we.
The 2011-12 season is going to be a hard act to follow for the mid-major community. But Delaware starts out on top of the preseason top-10 rankings.
She might never be the same player she was when she made her BYU debut in 2006. After fighting back from three ACL tears in three years, sixth-year point guard Haley Steed's game has changed in all the right ways.