Pac-10 Reaffirms Stance Against Proposed Playoff
Also against 'plus one' structure
June 7, 2007
Courtesy of Pac-10
The Pac-10 supported the proposed new NCAA governance structure for Division I, which provides for smaller, more issue-oriented cabinets and a Leadership Council charged with more effectively advising the NCAA Board of Directors.
The Conference adopted several proposals from the Pac-10 Diversity Leadership Initiative Committee chaired by professor Myles Lynk of
The Presidents and Chancellors reaffirmed their strong opposition to any form of football playoff for the Football Bowl Subdivision, including any so-called "Plus One" structure, noting support for the current Bowl Championship Series structure for college football's postseason, along with the other bowls which provide postseason opportunities for many teams and student-athletes.
The Presidents and Chancellors also supported new NCAA legislation adopted in April to enhance student-athlete academic performance in the sport of baseball, and urged the NCAA Board of Directors to oppose any attempt to change its priorities in the area of academic performance.
The Conference selected USC's Galen Center as the site for the 2009 and 2010 Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament, which will make Los Angeles the site for both the men's and women's tournaments in those years. The women's event will be conducted at
New Conference officers were named for the 2007-08 academic year. Don Morrison of UCLA will serve as Conference President, with Sandy Barbour of