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Pac-Tending 11-19-08

"Obviously, the coaches in the Pac-10 are all fantastic coaches. It is a huge honor and I'm very humbled by it."
- Stanford head women's soccer coach Paul Ratcliffe, upon being named as the conference's Coach of the Year.
The championship run for the Creek moves to the NCAA tournament phase as three Pac-10 women's soccer teams – USC, UCLA and Stanford - escaped both the first and second rounds and made it into the quarterfinals.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, the BCS announced an agreement with ESPN for coverage of BCS bowl games from 2011-14.
Arizona State
In football, the Sun Devils received verbal commitments from running back Marcus Washington and offensive lineman Fred Thornton.
In soccer, the Cougars lost to Texas in the first round of the NCAA tournament to finish 10-6-5 overall.
In men's hoop, Wazzu defeated Mississippi Valley State and Fairleigh Dickinson to improve to 2-0 overall on the year.
In volleyball, Wazzu defeated Oregon State and lost to Oregon to move to 1-14 in conference play and 8-18 overall on the year.
In football, the Cougars lost to Arizona State, 31-0, to fall to 1-10 overall and 0-8 in conference play.
In women's hoop, Wazzu lost to Texas Tech in their season opener to fall to 0-1 overall.
In men's hoop, the Wildcats defeated Florida Atlantic but lost to Alabama-Birmingham to move to 1-1 overall.
In women's soccer, the Bears lost to Florida in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
In women's soccer, the Huskies defeated LSU in the first round but then lost to Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
In women's soccer, the defending champion Women of Troy defeated Boston College in the first round BYU in the second round to advance to a quarterfinal match with rival UCLA.
Oregon State
In women's hoop, sophomore guard Talisa Rhea was named as the conference's player of the week.
In women's soccer, the conference champion Bruins defeated Fresno State in the first round and San Diego in the second round and advanced to play rival USC in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament.
In women's soccer, the Cardinal defeated UC-Santa Barbara in the first round and Kansas in the second round and advanced to play Rutgers in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament.
In football, sophomore quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has been named as the conference's offensive player of the week.
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