After 24 points and a career-high 23 rebounds to lead Saint Mary's over No. 24 Gonzaga, Danielle Mauldin nabbed our weekly honor.
The Mercury's record doesn't look good and the team has its legitimate concerns. But a month from now, Phoenix might think back on the start of the season and be glad for what it got out of this opening struggle.
Baylor will try to end UConn's win streak in Tuesday's 1-2 showdown. But Geno Auriemma and his Huskies are downplaying the game, saying nothing matters but being the last team standing in April.