Former Pac-10 Commissioner Wiles Hallock Passes

July 13, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Former Pacific-10 Conference Commissioner Wiles Hallock passed away at his home Monday morning. He was 91. Hallock was Commissioner of the Conference from 1971-1983. Prior to joining the then-Pac-8 Conference, Hallock was Commissioner of the Western Athletic Conference and had held positions in college athletics at the NCAA, University of California and University of Wyoming.

Hallock oversaw the expansion of the Conference from the Pacific-8 to the Pacific-10 in 1978. While serving as Conference Commissioner, Hallock also held prominent positions as a member of the NCAA Football Television Committee and NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Committee.

Details on a memorial service are pending.

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