Pac-Tending 11-17-10

"It's up to the conferences and institutions to get the exposure. It will give more of our schools more opportunities to get more of our sports on live television for more of our fans."
- Wazzu athletic director Bill Moos, talking about the benefits of the upcoming Pac-12 television network, which he expects to begin operations in 2012.
The Creek was hitting the books as all-academic teams were announced for both football were all confirmed and soccer.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, the NCAA will take a deeper look at the issue of summer basketball recruiting.
In women's hoop, the Wildcats defeated Northern Arizona.
In women's soccer, Washington defeated Oklahoma and then upset Portland to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament where they will play UC-Irvine on Saturday in Irvine.
In women's soccer, the Bruins upset BYU and Central Florida to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, where they will get a rematch with top-seeded Stanford on Friday in Palo Alto.
In women's soccer, the top-seeded Cardinal rolled through Sacramento State and edged Santa Clara to move into the Sweet 16 where they will face fellow conference member UCLA on Friday.
In women's soccer, the Women of Troy defeated Illinois, but lost to Notre Dame and were eliminated from the NCAA tourney.
In football, the Ducks remained as the top-ranked team in the nation after defeating California last week in Berkeley.
Arizona State
In women's soccer, the Sun Devils lost to UC-Irvine in their first round match at the NCAA tournament.
In women's soccer, the Bears lost to Duke in the first round of the NCAA tourney.
In volleyball, the Cougars lost to Stanford and were swept by California to fall to 6-17 overall and 0-13 in conference play.
In football, Wazzu upset Oregon State, 31-14 to improve to 2-9 overall on the year and 1-7 in conference play and sophomore quarterback Jeff Tuel was named as the conference's player of the week.
In men's hoop, Wazzu began the 2010-11 season undefeated with wins over Southern University and Idaho.
In women's hoop, the Cougars opened the 2010-11 with losses to Saint Mary's and UC-Davis.
Oregon State
In women's soccer, the Beavers defeated Memphis then lost to Oklahoma State in the second round of the NCAA tourney.
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