The Daily Dozen - 08-10-11

"There's still a lot we need to figure out."
- Athletic director from Missouri Michael Alden, who is also the chair of the NCAA committee charged with changing the men's hoop recruiting model.
The 2011-12 season keeps closing in at the Creek and both UCLA and California were ranked by College Soccer News to open the 2011 season.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, aspects of the men's hoop recruiting model achieved a consensus.
In baseball, the Bears signed head coach David Esquer to a five-year deal.
In football, the Buffaloes named Will Oliver as the starting placekicker for the 2011 season.
Oregon State
In men's hoop, forwards Eric Moreland and Rhys Murphy were both granted medical hardships for the 2011-12 season - both players will be redshirt freshmen.
In football, Wazzu opened up the 2011 fall practice session this week.
In swimming, graduated senior Annie Chandler was named as the Pac-10 Woman of the Year.
Arizona State
In football, the Sun Devil defensive lineman Joita Te'i will be out for two months after injuring his foot in practice.
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