Pac-Tending 12-15-10

"You look across the board in so many of our sports and the Pac-10 is the leader across the nation."
- California athletic director Sandy Barbour, as the Pac-10 celebrates 25 years of sponsoring women's athletics which has resulted in 123 national team championships - the most of any conference in the country.
Championship season continues at the Creek but not before the Pac-10 celebrates 25 years of women's athletics which has resulted in 123 national team championships and 527 individual championships - both the most of any conference in the country.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, officials will look at the parameters of sand volleyball as an emerging sport.
In women's hoops, sophomore forward DeNesha Stallworth was named as the conference's player of the week.
In volleyball, the Women of Troy will play fellow conference member California in the Final Four of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship Tournament this week.
Oregon State
In men's hoop, freshman forward Eric Moreland will have season-ending shoulder surgery.
In football, Wazzu signed JC transfers Niko Aumua, Ian Knight, Taylor Meighen and Demetrius Cherry.
In men's hoop, Wazzu defeated Texas-Pan American and annihilated Gonzaga to improve to 7-1 overall and junior guard Klay Thompson was named as the conference's player of the week. Additionally, Wazzu will play their Pac-12 opening games against Oregon and Oregon State in Spokane in 2012.
In women's hoop, the Cougars lost to Gonzaga to drop to 2-8 overall.
In football, assistant coaches Greg Brown and Mike Tuiasosopo were hired at Colorado.
In women's soccer, forward Christen Press was named as a finalist for the Mac Hermann Trophy.
In men's hoop, the Bruins defeated UC-Davis and Cal Poly to improve to 5-4 overall on the year.
Arizona State
In men's hoop, the Sun Devils defeated Gardner-Webb to improve to 4-4 overall.
In volleyball, a verbal confrontation between coaches of Nebraska and Washington was deemed a non-issue by Washington athletic director Scott Woodward.
In women's hoop, the Ducks lost to UC-Riverside to drop to 6-2 overall on the year.
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