Pac-Tending 12-08-10

"It is my feeling, at this particular time, that the best course of action to move in that direction, is to continue with the current leadership."
- Wazzu athletic director Bill Moos, announcing that head football coach Paul Wulff has been retained for at least one more year in Pullman.
Championship season continues at the Creek as four Pac-10 teams were invited to bowl games with Oregon playing Auburn in the national championship game.

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Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, new pace-of-play rules in baseball will be enforced by base umpires with stopwatches rather than visible on-field clocks.
In football, the Wildcats will face Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl.
In football, Oregon will play Auburn in the national championship game.
In men's hoop, the Bears defeated Iowa State to improve to 5-2 overall on the year.
In football, head coach Paul Wulff was retained to for at least one more year.
In men's hoop, the Cougars lost to Kansas State to drop to 5-1 overall.
In women's hoop, the Cougars lost to South Dakota State and defeated Nevada and moved to 2-7 overall.
In women's hoop, junior forward Briana Gilbreath was named as the conference's player of the week.
In football, sophomore running back Chris Polk was named as the conference's offensive player of the week.
In men's hoop, the Bruins were upset by Montana to drop to 3-4 overall on the year.
In women's soccer, the Cardinal lost to Notre Dame in the NCAA Championship match.
Oregon State
In football, senior defensive lineman Stephen Paea was named as the conference's defensive player of the year.
Arizona State
In football, junior defensive lineman James Brooks and senior kicker Thomas Weber were named as the conference's defensive and special teams players of the week.
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