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Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference logo
Established 1959 (1959)
1915 (1915)
(as Pacific Coast Conference)
Association NCAA
Division Division I FBS
Members 12
Sports fielded 23 (men's: 11; women's: 12)
Region
Former names Pacific Coast Conference
(PCC, 1915–1959)
Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU, 1959–68)
Pacific-8 (1968–78)
Pacific-10 (1978–2011)
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Commissioner Larry Scott (since 2009)
Website pac-12.com
Locations
Pac-12 Conference locations

The Pac-12 Conference (officially the Pacific-12 Conference) is a collegiate athletic conference that operates in the Western United States, participating in 22 sports at the NCAA Division I level. Its football teams compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A), the higher of two tiers of NCAA Division I football competition.

The conference's 12 members are located in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. They include each state's flagship public university, four additional public universities, and two private research universities.

The modern Pac-12 conference formed after the disbanding of the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC), whose principal members founded the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) in 1959. The conference previously went by the names Big Five, Big Six, Pacific-8, and Pacific-10. The Pac-12 moniker was adopted in 2011 with the addition of Colorado and Utah.

Nicknamed the "Conference of Champions," the Pac-12 has won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history. The top three schools with the most NCAA team championships are members of the Pac-12: UCLA, Stanford, and USC, in that order. Washington's national title in women's rowing in 2017 was the 500th NCAA championship won by a Pac-12 school.[1]

The current commissioner of the conference is Larry Scott. Scott replaced Thomas C. Hansen, who retired in July 2009 after 26 years in that position.[2] Prior to joining the Pac-10, Scott was Chairman and CEO of the Women's Tennis Association.[3]

Member schools[edit]

Full members[edit]

The Pac-12 has twelve full member institutions. Football is the only sport where the conference is split into two divisions, the North Division and the South Division.

Unusual for a major conference, the Pac-12's members are spread evenly between 3 regions, with 4 schools each in California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Four Corners region.

† Total University of Colorado System Endowment

Institution Location Founded Joined Type Enrollment Endowment[4] Nickname Colors
University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona 1885 1978 Public 43,088 [5] $754,651,000 Wildcats          
Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 1885 1978 Public 67,507 [6] $612,590,000 Sun Devils          
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 1868 1915 Public 38,204 [7] $4,045,000,000 Golden Bears          
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California 1919 1928 Public 44,947 [8] $3,530,000,000 Bruins          
University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, Colorado 1876 2011 Public 31,702 [9] $1,062,664,000 † Buffaloes               
University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon 1876 1915 Public 24,447 [10] $758,692,000 Ducks          
Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon 1868 1915 Public 29,576[11] $492,546,000 Beavers          
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 1880 1922 Private 42,369 [12] $4,608,714,000 Trojans          
Stanford University Stanford, California 1891 1918 Private 16,795 [13] $22,398,130,000 Cardinal          
University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah 1850 2011 Public 32,388 [14] $1,076,649,000 Utes          
University of Washington Seattle, Washington 1861 1915 Public 45,213 [15] $2,968,013,000 Huskies          
Washington State University Pullman, Washington 1890 1917 Public 21,406 [16] $907,828,000 Cougars          

Affiliate members[edit]

The Pac-12 has three affiliate member institutions in California.

Institution Location Founded Joined Type Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary Conference Pac-12 Sports
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California 1901 1986-87 Public 19,777 Mustangs                Big West Wrestling
California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield, California 1965 1987-88 Public 8,002 Roadrunners           WAC Wrestling
San Diego State University San Diego, California 1897 2005-06 Public 34,500 Aztecs           Mountain West Men's soccer
Note

Cal State Bakersfield initially announced it would become a men's soccer affiliate starting in 2013,[17] but never went through with those plans, accepting an invitation to become an all-sports member of the Western Athletic Conference, which sponsors men's soccer, also in 2013. The school will maintain its Pac-12 affiliation in wrestling, which the WAC does not sponsor.[18]

Former members[edit]

No school has left the Pac-12 since its founding as the AAWU in 1959. Two members of the PCC were not invited to join the AAWU or its successors.

Institution Location Founded Joined Left Type Enrollment Nickname Colors Current Conference
University of Idaho Moscow, Idaho 1889 1922 1959 Public 11,957 Vandals           Big Sky /
Sun Belt (football only, Big Sky as of 2018)
University of Montana Missoula, Montana 1893 1924 1950 Public 14,921 Grizzlies           Big Sky

Former affiliate members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Joined Left Type Enrollment Nickname Primary Conference Pac-12 Sports
Boise State University Boise, Idaho 1932 1987-88 2016–17 Public 19,667 Broncos Mountain West Wrestling[a]
University of California, Davis Davis, California 1905 1992–93 2009–10 Public 34,155 Aggies Big West Wrestling
University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California 1909 2010–11 2014–15 Public 20,559 Gauchos Big West Men's swimming & diving[b]
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California 1901 2010–11 2014–15 Public 19,777 Mustangs Big West Men's swimming & diving[b]
California State University, Fresno Fresno, California 1911 1986–87 1990–91 Public 23,060 Bulldogs Mountain West Wrestling[c]
California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, California 1957 1986–87 2010–11 Public 38,325 Titans Big West Wrestling
Portland State University Portland, Oregon 1946 1998–99 2008–09 Public 29,452 Vikings Big Sky Wrestling
San Jose State University San Jose, California 1857 1986–87 1987–88 Public 31,278 Spartans Mountain West Wrestling
Utah State University Logan, Utah 1888 1986–87 1988–89 Public 28,796 Aggies Mountain West Wrestling
  1. ^ Boise State dropped wrestling after the 2016–17 season.
  2. ^ a b This team now competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
  3. ^ Fresno State eventually dropped wrestling after the 2005–06 season. The program was revived in 2017 and now competes in the Big 12 Conference.

Facilities[edit]

School Football stadium Capacity Basketball arena Capacity Baseball stadium Capacity
Arizona Arizona Stadium 56,037[19] McKale Center 14,655[20] Hi Corbett Field 9,500[21]
Arizona State Sun Devil Stadium 56,232[22] Wells Fargo Arena 10,754[23] Phoenix Municipal Stadium 8,775[24]
California California Memorial Stadium 62,467[25] Haas Pavilion 11,877[26] Evans Diamond 2,500[27]
Colorado Folsom Field 53,613[28] Coors Events Center 11,064[29] Non-baseball school
Oregon Autzen Stadium 54,000[30] Matthew Knight Arena 12,346[31] PK Park 3,600[32]
Oregon State Reser Stadium 43,363[33] Gill Coliseum 9,604[34] Goss Stadium at Coleman Field 3,248[35]
Stanford Stanford Stadium 50,424[36] Maples Pavilion 7,233[37] Klein Field at Sunken Diamond 4,000[38]
UCLA Rose Bowl 91,936[39] Pauley Pavilion 13,800[40][41] Jackie Robinson Stadium 1,820[42]
USC Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 93,607[43] Galen Center 10,258[44] Dedeaux Field 2,500[45]
Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium 45,807[46] Jon M. Huntsman Center 15,000[47] Smith's Ballpark 15,411[48]
Washington Husky Stadium 70,138[49] Hec Edmundson Pavilion 10,000[50] Husky Ballpark 2,212[51]
Washington State Martin Stadium 32,740[52] Beasley Coliseum 11,671[53] Bailey-Brayton Field 3,500[54]

Key personnel[edit]

School Athletic director Football coach (2016 salary)[55] Men's basketball coach Women's basketball coach Baseball coach
Arizona Dave Heeke Rich Rodriguez ($3,298,500) Sean Miller Adia Barnes Jay Johnson
Arizona State Ray Anderson Todd Graham ($3,103,438) Bobby Hurley Charli Turner Thorne Tracy Smith
California H. Michael Williams Justin Wilcox (new hire) Wyking Jones Lindsay Gottlieb David Esquer
Colorado Rick George Mike MacIntyre ($2,011,450) Tad Boyle JR Payne No team
Oregon Rob Mullens Willie Taggart (new hire) Dana Altman Kelly Graves George Horton
Oregon State Scott Barnes Gary Andersen ($2,550,000) Wayne Tinkle Scott Rueck Pat Casey
Stanford Bernard Muir David Shaw ($4,067,219) Jerod Haase Tara VanDerveer Mark Marquess
UCLA Dan Guerrero Jim L. Mora ($3,450,000) Steve Alford Cori Close John Savage
USC Lynn Swann Clay Helton (undisclosed) Andy Enfield Mark Trakh Dan Hubbs
Utah Chris Hill Kyle Whittingham ($3,650,000) Larry Krystkowiak Lynne Roberts Bill Kinneberg
Washington Jennifer Cohen Chris Petersen ($3,605,847) Mike Hopkins Jody Wynn Lindsay Meggs
Washington State Bill Moos Mike Leach ($2,950,000) Ernie Kent June Daugherty Marty Lees

As private schools, Stanford and USC are not obligated to publish employees' salaries. However, Stanford chooses to publish its coaches' salaries.

Academics[edit]

Eight of the twelve member schools are members of the Association of American Universities (AAU), including all four California-based schools.[56] The only FBS conference with more AAU members is the Big Ten with 13 out of 14 member institutions having AAU membership.

Additionally, these member schools are also highly ranked nationally and globally by various groups, including the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Times). As of 2014, four Pac-12 institutions are ranked in the top 20 universities in the world, the most out of all conferences outside the Ivy League with Stanford ranked 2nd, UC Berkeley ranked 4th (the highest ranking of any public university), UCLA ranked 12th, and the University of Washington ranked at 15th. In 2014, of the twelve member schools, nine were ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.[57]

Athletic department revenue by school[edit]

Total revenue includes ticket sales, contributions and donations, rights and licensing, student fees, school funds and all other sources including TV income, camp income, concessions, and novelties. Total expenses includes coach and staff salaries, scholarships, buildings and grounds, maintenance, utilities and rental fees, recruiting, team travel, equipment and uniforms, conference dues, and insurance.

The following table is updated to show institutional reporting to the Department of Education as shown on the DOE Equity in Athletics website for the 2013-14 academic year. The national ranking of revenue is based on 2075 institutions reporting to the Department of Education that year. Source: http://ope.ed.gov/athletics.

Conf
rank
(2013–14)
National
rank
(2013–14)
Institution 2013-14
Total revenue
from athletics
2013-14
Total expenses
on athletics
1 12 Stanford University $110,240,490 $110,240,490
2 13 University of Southern California $106,528,649 $106,528,649
3 19 University of Washington $100,275,186 $86,097,136
4 22 University of Arizona $97,630,769 $93,273,995
5 27 University of California, Berkeley $90,262,140 $76,446,272
6 33 University of California, Los Angeles $86,426,780 $86,426,780
7 35 University of Oregon $81,546,443 $79,961,755
8 45 Arizona State University $72,775,808 $72,599,644
9 55 Oregon State University $67,033,751 $67,033,751
10 60 University of Colorado $64,303,098 $64,303,098
11 62 Washington State University $60,727,273 $60,727,273
12 65 University of Utah $59,005,590 $57,819,434

History[edit]

Locations of current Pac-12 Conference full member institutions.

Pacific Coast Conference[edit]

The roots of the Pac-12 Conference go back to December 2, 1915, when the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) was founded at a meeting at the Imperial Hotel in Portland, Oregon.[58] Charter members were the University of California (now University of California, Berkeley), University of Washington, University of Oregon, and Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University). The PCC began play in 1916.

One year later, Washington State College (now Washington State University) joined the league, followed by Stanford University in 1918.

In 1922, the PCC expanded to eight teams with the admission of USC and Idaho. Montana joined the Conference in 1924, and in 1928, the PCC grew to 10 members with the addition of UCLA.

For many years, the conference split into two divisions for basketball and baseball – a Southern Division comprising the four California schools and a Northern Division comprising the six schools in the Pacific Northwest.

In 1950, Montana departed to join the Mountain States Conference. The PCC continued as a nine-team league through June 1959.

AAWU (Big Five and Big Six)[edit]

Following "pay-for-play" scandals at California, USC, UCLA, and Washington, the PCC disbanded in June 1959. Ten months earlier in August 1958, these four schools agreed to form a new conference that would take effect the following summer.[59][60] When the four schools and Stanford began discussions for a new conference in 1959, retired Admiral Thomas J. Hamilton interceded and suggested the schools consider creating a national "power conference" (Hamilton had been a key player, head coach, and athletic director at Navy, and was the current athletic director at Pittsburgh). Nicknamed the "Airplane Conference,"[61][62][63] the five former PCC schools would have played with other major academically-oriented schools, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Notre Dame, Penn, Penn State, Duke, and Georgia Tech among others.[61][64] The effort fell through when a Pentagon official vetoed the idea and the service academies backed out.[65]

On July 1, 1959, the new Athletic Association of Western Universities was launched, with California, UCLA, USC, and Washington as the four charter members.[66] Stanford joined during the first month.[60][67] Hamilton left Pittsburgh to become the first commissioner of the AAWU,[66][68] and remained for twelve years.[69] The conference also was popularly known as the Big Five from 1960 to 1962.[70] When Washington State joined in 1962,[71] the conference became informally known as the Big Six.[70][72]

Pacific-8[edit]

Oregon and Oregon State joined in the summer of 1964.[73][74] With the addition of the two Oregon schools, the conference was known unofficially as the Pacific Athletic Conference,[75][76][77][78][79] and then the Pacific-8 (as there already was a major conference called the Big Eight). In 1968, the AAWU formally renamed itself the Pacific-8 Conference, or Pac-8 for short. The Pac-8 did not allow a second bowl team from the conference until the 1975 season.[80]

Idaho was never invited to join the AAWU; the Vandals were independent for four years until the formation of the Big Sky Conference in 1963, and were independent in football until 1965.

Pacific-10[edit]

Final Pac-10 Conference logo

In 1978, the conference added Arizona and Arizona State from the Western Athletic Conference, becoming the Pacific-10 Conference or Pac-10. The invitations to the schools were extended in December 1976,[81] and the expansion formally announced in May 1977.[82]

In 1986, the Pac-10 began sponsoring women's athletics. Prior to this time members' women's teams competed with other large universities on the Pacific coast in either the Northern Pacific Conference or the Western Collegiate Athletic Association.

In the mid-1990s the conference expressed interest in admitting the University of Colorado and the University of Texas after the collapse of the Southwest Conference. Texas expressed an interest in joining a strong academic conference, but joined three fellow Southwest Conference schools (Texas A&M, Texas Tech, and Baylor) to merge with the Big Eight Conference to form the Big 12 Conference in 1996. Colorado elected to remain in the newly-formed Big 12.[83]

Before the addition of Colorado and Utah in 2011, only the Ivy League had maintained its membership for a longer time than the Pac-10 among Division I conferences. Commissioner Larry Scott said on February 9, 2010, that the window for expansion was open for the next year as the conference began negotiations for a new television deal. Speaking on a conference call to introduce former Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg as his new deputy, Scott talked about possibly adding new teams to the conference and launching a new television network.[84] Scott, the former head of the Women's Tennis Association, took over the conference in July 2009. In his first eight months on the job, he saw growing interest from the membership over the possibility of adding teams for the first time since Arizona and Arizona State joined the conference in 1978.

Pac-12[edit]

In early June 2010, there were reports that the Pac-10 was considering adding up to six teams to the conference: the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and the University of Colorado.[85]

On June 10, 2010, the University of Colorado Boulder officially accepted an invitation to join the Pac-10 Conference, effective starting with the 2012–2013 academic year.[86][87] The school later announced it would join the conference a year earlier than previously announced, in the 2011–2012 academic year.

On June 15, 2010, a deal was reached between Texas and the Big 12 Conference to keep Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State in the Big 12. Following Texas' decision, the other Big 12 schools that had been rumored candidates to join the Pac-10 announced they would remain in the Big 12. This deal effectively ended the Pac-10's ambition to potentially become a sixteen-team conference.[88]

On June 17, 2010, the University of Utah officially accepted an invitation to join the Pac-10 Conference, effective starting July 2011.[86] Utah was a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) with Arizona and Arizona State before those two left for the Pac-10 in 1978. The Utes left an expanded WAC with seven other schools in 1999 to form the new Mountain West Conference. Utah became the first "BCS Buster" to join a BCS conference, having played in (and won) two BCS games beforehand.

On July 27, 2010, the conference unveiled a new logo and announced that the Pac-10 would be renamed the Pac-12 when Utah and Colorado formally joined in July 2011. On October 21, the Pac-12 announced that its football competition would be split into two divisions—a North Division comprising the Pacific Northwest and Bay Area schools, and a South Division comprising the Mountain Time Zone and Southern California schools. On July 1, 2011, the Pac-12 assumed its current alignment when both Colorado and Utah officially joined as full members.

On August 15, 2012, the conference debuted the Pac-12 Network. It was the third college sports conference to launch a dedicated network, and the first to completely fund and own their own network outright.

To this day, the Pac-12 claims the PCC's history as its own. It inherited the PCC's berth in the Rose Bowl, and the eight largest schools in the old PCC all eventually joined the new league.

The Pac-12 is one of the founding members of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF), a conference organized to provide competition in non-revenue Olympic sports. All-Pac-12 members participate in at least one MPSF sport (men's and women's indoor track and field both actually have enough participating Pac-12 schools for the conference to sponsor a championship, but the Pac-12 has opted not to do so). For certain sports, the Pac-12 admits certain schools as associate members.

Membership timeline[edit]

University of Utah University of Colorado at Boulder Arizona State University University of Arizona University of California, Los Angeles University of Montana University of Idaho University of Southern California Stanford University Washington State University Washington State University Oregon State University Oregon State University University of Oregon University of Oregon University of Washington University of California, Berkeley

 Full members 

[edit]

The Pac-12 Conference sponsors championship competition in 10 men's and 13 women's NCAA-sanctioned sports, plus one men's sport that is not sanctioned by the NCAA. Three schools are associate members in a single men's sport.[89]

The newest sport to be sponsored by the Pac-12 is women's lacrosse, which begins play in spring 2018 following the elevation of Arizona State's club team to full varsity status.[90]

Pac-12 teams in conference competition
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball 11 -
Basketball 12 12
Beach volleyball ^ - 8
Cross Country 9 12
Football 12 -
Golf 12 11
Gymnastics - 8
Lacrosse - 6
Rowing 6 7
Soccer 6 12
Softball - 9
Swimming & Diving 8 9
Tennis 8 11
Track & Field Outdoor 10 12
Volleyball - 12
Wrestling 5 -

Men's sponsored sports by school[edit]

Member-by-member sponsorship of the 11 men's Pac-12 sports.

School Baseball Basketball Cross
Country
Football Golf Rowing[a] Soccer Swimming
& Diving
Tennis Track
& Field
Outdoor
Wrestling Total
Sports
Arizona Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 8
Arizona State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
California Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 10
Colorado Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY[b] Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN 5
Oregon Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Oregon State Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY 7
Stanford Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 11
UCLA Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 8
USC Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Utah Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN 6
Washington Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 9
Washington State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY[b] Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN 6
Totals 11 12 9 12 12 4+2[c] 5+1[d] 6 9 10 3+2[e] 93+3[f]+2[g]

Men's sports that are not sponsored by the Pac-12 but are fielded as a varsity sport at Pac-12 schools

School Fencing Gymnastics Ice
Hockey
Lacrosse Rugby[a] Sailing[a] Skiing Track
& Field
Indoor
Volleyball Water
Polo
Total
Sports
Arizona PAC MPSF 2
Arizona State IND PAC MPSF 3
California MPSF PAC MPSF MPSF 4
Colorado RMISA MPSF 2
Oregon MPSF 1
Oregon State PAC[b] 1
Stanford IND MPSF PCCSC MPSF MPSF MPSF 6
UCLA PAC MPSF MPSF MPSF 4
USC MPSF MPSF MPSF 3
Utah [h] PAC RMISA 2
Washington MPSF 1
Washington State MPSF 1
Totals 1 2 1 0 1 + 5 1 2 10 3 4 25+5
Notes
  1. ^ a b c Not an NCAA-sanctioned sport.
  2. ^ a b c Club status team competing against varsity teams.
  3. ^ 4 full varsity teams and 2 club status teams.
  4. ^ Affiliate: San Diego State
  5. ^ Affiliates: Cal Poly, Cal State Bakersfield
  6. ^ Affiliate members with full varsity status.
  7. ^ Club teams.
  8. ^ Utah will elevate its club lacrosse team to full varsity status for the 2019 season (2018–19 school year).[93]

Women's sponsored sports by school[edit]

Member-by-member sponsorship of the 13 women's Pac-12 sports.

School Basketball Beach
Volleyball
Cross
Country
Golf Gymnastics Lacrosse Rowing Soccer Softball Swimming
& Diving
Tennis Track
& Field
Outdoor
Volleyball Total
Sports
Arizona Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 11
Arizona State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 12
California Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 13
Colorado Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 8
Oregon Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 10
Oregon State Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY 10
Stanford Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 13
UCLA Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 12
USC Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 11
Utah Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Washington Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 11
Washington State Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Totals 12 8 12 11 8 6 7 12 9 9 11 12 12 129

Women's sports that are not sponsored by the Pac-12 but are fielded as a varsity sport at Pac-12 schools

School Acrobatics
& Tumbling[w 1]
Fencing Field
Hockey
Sailing[w 1] Skiing Squash[w 1] Synchronized
Swimming[w 1]
Track
& Field
Indoor
Triathlon Water
Polo
Total
Sports
Arizona MPSF 1
Arizona State MPSF IND MPSF 3
California AmEast MPSF MPSF 3
Colorado RMISA MPSF 2
Oregon NCATA MPSF 2
Oregon State MPSF 1
Stanford IND AmEast PCCSC IND IND MPSF MPSF 7
UCLA MPSF MPSF 2
USC MPSF MPSF 2
Utah RMISA MPSF 2
Washington MPSF 1
Washington State MPSF 1
Totals 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 12 1 5 27
Notes
  1. ^ a b c d Not an NCAA sanctioned sport.

NCAA national titles[edit]

NCAA National Championship trophies, rings, watches won by UCLA teams
School Team Individual
Men Women Co-ed† Total Men Women Co-ed Total
Arizona 7 11 0 18 83 93 0 177
Arizona State 11 13 0 24 66 46 0 112
California 28 8 0 36 155 86 0 249
UCLA 74 39 0 113 166 103 0 270
Colorado 16 2 8 26 23 15 90 128
Oregon 19 14 0 33 102 42 0 144
Oregon State 3 0 0 3 32 7 0 39
USC 84 20 0 104 319 72 0 392
Stanford 63 50 0 113 265 204 14 497
Utah 2 9 10 21 5 25 72 102
Washington 0 8 0 8 54 17 2 73
Washington State 2 0 0 2 79 6 1 86
Conference total 310 174 18 501 1349 716 179 2244
  • Team titles through Sept. 22, 2017; individual titles through July 1, 2016[94]

† Co-ed sports include fencing (since 1990), rifle, and skiing (since 1983). Team fencing championships before 1990 and team skiing championships before 1983 were awarded as men's or women's championships and are counted here as such.

These totals do not include football national championships, which the NCAA does not officially award at the FBS level. Various polls, formulas, and other third-party systems have been used to determine national championships, not all of which are universally accepted. These totals also do not include championships prior to the inception of the NCAA.

USC claims 11 national football championships,[95] California claims 5,[96][97] Washington and Stanford claim 2,[98][99] and Colorado and UCLA claim 1.[100][101][102][102][103][104]

Conference champions[edit]

Football[edit]

UCLA-USC rivalry football game at the Rose Bowl; the 2008 edition marked a return to the tradition of both teams wearing color jerseys.
Big Game, 2004 between California and Stanford

Rivalries[edit]

Each of the ten schools that were conference members before 2011 has its own in-state, conference rivalry. One is an intracity rivalry (UCLA-USC), and another is within the same metropolitan area (California-Stanford). Colorado and Utah, who joined in 2011, were historic rivals in the Rocky Mountain region prior to 1962 when they suspended the series. These rivalries (and the name given to the football forms) are:

The most frequently played rivalries in the conference are the Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State (120 meetings through 2016) and the Big Game between Stanford and California (119 meetings). These rivalries are among the ten most played rivalries in Division I FBS football.

The two newest members, Colorado and Utah, had a football rivalry that had been dormant since 1962 – both were conference rivals previously in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (now a Division II conference), and later the now-defunct Mountain States Conference (also known as the Skyline Conference). Even after Colorado joined what became the Big 12 in 1948 (the conference was then known popularly as the Big 7 Conference), the two schools continued their football rivalry for over a decade before ending it after the 1962 season. With the two schools being placed in the same division for football starting in 2011, the rivalry was revived with their 58th meeting during the 2011 season.

All of the California schools consider each other major rivals, due to the culture clash between Northern and Southern California.[106] California and UCLA have a rivalry rooted in their shared history as the top programs within the University of California system. Stanford and USC have a rivalry rooted in their shared history as the only private schools in the Pac-12. California and USC also have a long history, having played each other every year in football since 1916.

Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, and Washington State all consider each other major rivals due to their proximity and long history. The Oregon–Washington rivalry is sometimes referred to as the Border War.[107]

Arizona and New Mexico have a recently renewed rivalry game, based upon when they were both members of the WAC and both states were longtime territories before being admitted as states in 1912. They played for the Kit Carson Rifle trophy, which was no longer used starting with their meeting in the 1997 Insight Bowl.[108][109]

USC and Notre Dame have an intersectional rivalry (See Notre Dame–USC rivalry). The games in odd-numbered years are played in South Bend in mid-October, while the games in even-numbered years are usually played in Los Angeles in late November.

Stanford and Notre Dame also have an intersectional rivalry (See Notre Dame–Stanford football rivalry). The schedule of the Stanford–Notre Dame rivalry mirrors that of USC–Notre Dame. The games in even-numbered years are played at Notre Dame in mid-October, while the games in odd-numbered years are played at Stanford in late November.

The isolated rural campuses of Washington State and Idaho are eight miles (13 km) apart on the Palouse, creating a natural border war known as the Battle of the Palouse. Idaho rejoined FBS in 1996.

Utah and BYU have a fierce rivalry nicknamed the Holy War that goes back to 1896.

Colorado also has a rivalry with in-state rival Colorado State called the Rocky Mountain Showdown.

With the NCAA permanently approving 12-game schedules in college football beginning in 2006, the Pac-10– alone among major conferences in doing so – went to a full nine-game conference schedule. Previously, the schools did not play one non-rival opponent, resulting in an eight-game conference schedule (four home games and four away). In 2010, the last season before the arrival of Colorado and Utah, the only other BCS conference that played a round-robin schedule was the Big East. The schedule consisted of one home and away game against the two schools in each region, plus the game against the primary in-state rival.

Divisions[edit]

On October 21, 2010 the Pac-10 announced the creation of divisions and a championship game in football, to be used when Colorado and Utah joined the conference effective July 1, 2011. The twelve members were split into two divisions for football only: a North Division comprising the Pacific Northwest and Bay Area schools, and a South Division comprising the Mountain Time Zone and Los Angeles schools.[110] The four California schools (gray background below) will still play each other every season despite spanning both divisions.

North Division South Division
Oregon Arizona
Oregon State Arizona State
Washington Colorado
Washington State Utah
California UCLA
Stanford USC

A nine-game conference schedule is being maintained, with five games within the assigned division and four games from the opposite division. The four California teams will play each other every season. Consequently, the four non-California teams in each division will only play one of the two California teams from the opposite division each year.

The Pac-12 Football Championship Game features the North Division Champion against the South Division Champion. The divisional champions are determined based on record in all conference games (both divisional and cross-divisional). The first three championship games was played at the home stadium of the participant with the better overall conference record.[111] Since 2014, the Championship Game has been hosted at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Bowl games[edit]

As of the 2017 college football season, the following is the selection order of bowl games with Pac-12 tie-ins. If a Pac-12 team is selected to participate in the College Football Playoff, all other bowl-eligible teams move up one spot in the order.

Pick Name Location Opposing
conference
Opposing
pick
1 Rose Bowl Pasadena, California Big Ten 1
2 Alamo Bowl San Antonio, Texas Big 12 2
3 Holiday Bowl San Diego, California Big Ten 4
4 Foster Farms Bowl Santa Clara, California Big Ten 6
5 Sun Bowl El Paso, Texas ACC 4
6 Las Vegas Bowl Las Vegas, Nevada MWC 1
7 Cactus Bowl Tempe, Arizona Big 12 5

Pac-12 All-Century Football Team[edit]

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the conference, an All-Century Team was unveiled on December 2, 2015, voted on by a panel of coaches, players, and the media.[112]

  • Quarterbacks: John Elway, Stanford; Marcus Mariota, Oregon; Jim Plunkett, Stanford; Andrew Luck, Stanford; Matt Leinart, USC
  • Running Backs: Marcus Allen, USC; OJ Simpson, USC; Charles White, USC; Reggie Bush, USC; Mike Garrett, USC
  • Wide Receivers: Keyshawn Johnson, USC; Lynn Swann, USC; Marqise Lee, USC; JJ Stokes, UCLA; Ken Margerum, Stanford
  • Tight Ends: Tony Gonzalez, California; Charles Young, USC;
  • Offensive Line: Jonathan Ogden, UCLA; Ron Yary, USC; Tony Boselli, USC; Anthony Muñoz, USC; Lincoln Kennedy, Washington; Brad Budde, USC; Randall McDaniel, Arizona State
  • Defensive Ends: Tedy Bruschi, Arizona; Terrell Suggs, Arizona State; Willie McGinest, USC; Andre Carter, California; Jim Jeffcoat, Arizona State
  • Defensive Tackles: Steve Emtman, Washington; Haloti Ngata, Oregon; Rob Waldrop, Arizona; Leonard Williams, USC; Ed White, California
  • Linebackers Junior Seau, USC; Jerry Robinson, UCLA; Ricky Hunley, Arizona; Richard Wood, USC; Chris Claiborne, USC
  • Cornerbacks Joey Browner, USC; Mel Renfro, Oregon; Chris McAlister, Arizona; Antoine Cason, Arizona
  • Safeties: Ronnie Lott, USC ; Kenny Easley, UCLA; Troy Polamalu, USC; Mark Carrier, USC
  • Kicker: Jason Hanson, Washington State
  • Punter: Tom Hackett, Utah
  • Returner: Reggie Bush, USC
  • Coach: John McKay, USC

Note: Bold Italic notes Offensive, Defensive and Coach of the Century selections; The voting panel was made up of 119 former players, coaches and media.[113]

See also[edit]

Men's basketball[edit]

As of 2017, Pac-12 schools have won a record 16 Division I national titles.[a] Oregon won the first NCAA Tournament in 1939.[117] UCLA has won 11 national titles, the most of any Division I team.[118] Arizona has won the most recent national title, winning in 1997. Stanford, Utah & Cal round out the 16 titles coming in 1942, 1944 & 1959 respectively[119].

Rivalries in other sports[edit]

All of the intra-conference rivalries in football are carried over into other sports.

During the 1970s, UCLA and Notre Dame had an intense men's basketball rivalry. For several years, it was one of a small number of non-conference games in Division I basketball that was played twice a season (home-and-away). The most famous game in the rivalry was on January 19, 1974, when Notre Dame scored the last 12 points of the game to nip UCLA and end the Bruins' record 88-game winning streak. This rivalry is now dormant, partly because Notre Dame is no longer independent in sports other than football (now in the ACC).

In baseball, there are intense rivalries between the four southern schools. Arizona, Arizona State, and USC have long and successful histories in baseball and all have won national titles in the sport. The most intense series is widely regarded to be the "Basebrawl" series between USC and Arizona State in 1990. Arizona State swept the series and in the final game a bench clearing brawl spread quickly to the stands and made national headlines. Several were injured and riot police were called to end the fracas.

Washington and California have a longstanding rivalry in men's crew as the two traditionally dominant programs on the West Coast.

Due to the unique geographic nature of the Pac-12 teams, the teams travel in pairs for road basketball games. For example, on Thursday, February 28, 2008, USC played Arizona and UCLA played Arizona State. Two nights later the teams switched and USC played Arizona State and UCLA played Arizona. The teams are paired as follows: USC and UCLA (the L.A. teams), Arizona and Arizona State (the Arizona teams), California and Stanford (the Bay Area teams), Washington and Washington State (the Washington teams), Oregon and Oregon State (the Oregon teams), and Colorado and Utah (the Rocky Mountain teams). Usually, the games are played on Thursdays and Saturdays with a game or occasionally two on Sundays for television purposes. This pairing formula is also used in women's volleyball. To make scheduling simpler for men and women's basketball (a sport in which each conference member uses a single venue for both teams' home games), the schedule for women's basketball is the opposite of the men's schedule. For example, when the Oregon schools are hosting the men's teams from the Arizona schools, the Arizona schools host the women's teams from Oregon schools the same weekend.

This formula has made a tradition in conference play to keep track of how a team does against a particular region; and stats are kept at to how successful a team is against, for example, "the Bay Area schools" at home or away. Effective in the 2011-12 season, with the expansion into 12 teams, a 10-year rotation model has been developed to maintain the existing 18-game conference schedule. Teams remained paired with their regional rival. Each school plays its regional rival and six other teams both home and away, and the other four teams once – two at home and two away. The newest members, Colorado and Utah, are paired with each other. The single play opponents rotate every two years.[120]

Recently, Cal Poly and UCLA has grown into a competitive Men's Soccer rivalry with Cal Poly hosting UCLA in a 0-0 tie in front of a crowd of 8,717 which at the time was the 9th largest regular season, on-campus attendance in the history of college soccer.[121] The schools have played several times since however UCLA has not returned to San Luis Obispo for a Friday or Saturday game since tying Cal Poly in front of a record crowd. UCLA leads the series 6-2-2.[122]

Commissioners[edit]

Since restarting in 1959 as the AAWU, the Pac-12 has had only four commissioners:

Name Years Tenure Conference name(s)
Thomas J. Hamilton [66] 1959–1971 12 years  AAWU / Pacific-8
Wiles Hallock [69] 1971–1983 12 years  Pacific-8 / Pacific-10
Thomas C. Hansen [123] 1983–2009 26 years  Pacific-10
Larry Scott 2009–present 7–8 years  Pacific-10 / Pac-12

PCC[edit]

Commissioners of the forerunner PCC

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Utah's title in 1944, prior to its joining the Pac-12 in 2011.[114][115][116]

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