"Words don't describe it. I am enjoying the moment."
- Arizona receiver Mike Thomas after the Wildcats defeated BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl.
The holiday season is here for the Creek as men's and women's hoop seasons reach the respective ends of their non-conference schedules and begin girding up for conference play.
The updated 2008-09 Director's Cup standings were released and 14-time defending champ Stanford resumed their usual spot at the top of the heap while six Pac-10 schools were in the Top 25.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, schools will change direction and modify the proposed mandatory two-year summer school session for incoming men's basketball student-athletes after schools were troubled with the mandatory nature of the proposal along with the school still being subject to the requirement even if it had already met academic benchmarks.
In volleyball, the Cardinal fell in the NCAA title match to Penn State.
In men's hoop, Wazzu defeated Idaho to improve to 8-3 overall on the year.
In football, former quarterbacks coach Carl Smith will rejoin the staff in the same position and offensive lineman Jeff Byers was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
In women's hoop, the Ducks lost to Baylor to fall to 3-6 overall on the year.
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