Editors note: These are not predictions — they’re exaggerated and fictional scenarios.
As a new college basketball season dawns, BYU, Utah and USU fans dream of what their teams could accomplish in 2013-14. These fans hope to see their team dominate in conference, win against in-state rivals and make a deep run in the NCAA tournament come March.
Of course, dreams don't always come true. Sometimes, seasons turn out to be complete nightmares. Take BYU's 1-25 season in 1996-97 as a perfect example of how bad things can be.
So, what are the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Cougars, Utes and Aggies headed into the season?
Lafe Peavler is a sportswriter intern at the Deseret News.