Pac-Tending 09-15-10

"The chances are worse than 50-50. I don't know how to rank it beyond that. At this stage, we're planning for them to come in 2012."
- Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott, regarding the chances of the official arrival of Colorado into what will eventually be the Pac-12 conference along with Utah next year.
The 2010-11 athletic season continues at the Creek but commissioner Larry Scott released an update that he does not expect Colorado to join the conference until 2012 and the Pac-10 has disciplined the officials in the USC-Virginia football game from last weekend.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, the Stanford volleyball squad ended Penn State's 109-match winning streak last week.
In football, defensive back Mike Thomas was named as the conference's defensive player of the week.
In football, senior punter Will Mahan was lost for the season with an ACL knee injury.
In football, the Wildcats routed The Citadel, 52-6 in their home opener.
In men's hoop, Oregon self-reported NCAA violations and the Ducks received a verbal commitment from forward Austin Kuemper.
In football, the Bears defeated Colorado, 52-7 in their second game of the year.
In football, the Trojans defeated Virginia, 17-14, in their home opener.
Arizona State
In football, the Sun Devils defeated Northern Arizona, 41-20.
In football, the Bruins lost to Stanford to remain winless in 2010 at 0-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
In volleyball, Wazzu defeated Eastern Washington, Montana State and Gonzaga but lost to Cal Poly to move to 6-4 overall on the year.
In football, the Cougars defeated Montana State, 23-22 to move to 1-1 overall on the year.
In soccer, Wazzu received a verbal commitment from defender Lauren Previs and the Cougars lost to Denver and Colorado to drop to 2-6 overall on the year.
Oregon State
In volleyball, the Beavers defeated College of Charleston to improve to 5-5 overall on the year.
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