Pac-12 links: Should Utah … thank the BCS?

— The BCS is dead, but it might have ended up helping Utah on its undefeated run in 2008.

— UCLA is the 22nd-most valuable team in college football, according to an assistant professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. Estimated to be worth $246 million, the Bruins sit one spot behind BCS champion Florida State.

— Who will replace De’Anthony Thomas?

— An assistant coach on the Arizona women’s basketball team is being accused of sexual harassment, including sending a lewd picture to a player’s mother. The allegation is based on his time at Paris Junior College.

— Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne quashed rumors connecting Rich Rodriguez to Lousville’s football coaching vacancy.

— Arizona State is still searching for an athletic director to replace Steve Patterson.

— No. 15 Colorado has its highest AP poll ranking since 1997, when Chauncey Billups led the Buffs into March Madness.

— Chris Petersen completed his Washington staff by retaining graduate assistant Jordan Paopao as his tight ends coach. The 27-year-old is the son of former UCLA running back Tony Paopao.

— In describing his recruiting pitch, Washington State coach Mike Leach dropped this line: “It’s an anthill of students and that’s something that everybody wants to be a part of.”

— Oregon State might switch out its starting point guard.

— A list of all of the Pac-12’s early draft entries.

— Cal guard Tyrone Wallace is shooting 46.7 percent as a sophomore, up from 34.2 a year ago.

— Ike’s Place might be leaving the Stanford campus, which means June 30 could be a day of mourning for over 15,000 students. (Also, the Ike’s opening on Westwood and Lindbrook will not be authentic.)