- California sophomore running back Jahvid Best, looking ahead to 2009 after the Bears defeated Miami in the Emerald 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 maintained their usual spot at the top of the heap while three of the top five spots were taken up by Pac-10 schools.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, the financial aid hearing process may be altered to allow more time and options for student athletes who have their financial aid packages either reduced or cancelled.
In men's hoop, freshman center Jeff Withey will transfer to Kansas.
In football, fullback Stanley Havili was declared academically ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl.
In men's hoop, the Cougars lost to LSU to fall to 8-4 overall on the year.
In volleyball, senior middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo was named as a finalist for the Honda Sports Award.
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