Cal No. 24 in BCS Standings

Oct. 25, 2009

IRVING - Cal is listed at No. 24 in the most recent BCS Standings released on Sunday. The Bears moved into the spot after having not been ranked in the first BCS Standings released on Oct. 18.

The top five Bowl Championship Series teams in Sunday's standings are Florida (.9726 BCS average), Alabama (.9450), Texas (.8927), Iowa (.8249) and USC (.7944). USC, Arizona (No. 21, .2241) and Cal (.0916) are the three Pac-10 teams among the Top 25.

The Harris Interactive and USA Today polls, as well as computer rankings each comprise one-third of the BCS Standings. Cal is ranked No. 18 by the computers, No. 28 in the Harris Interactive poll and No. 29 in the USA Today poll.

The Golden Bears were among those receiving votes Sunday in both the AP Top 25 (No. 28, 24 votes) and USA Today poll (No. 29, 32 votes).

Cal (5-2, 2-2 Pac-10) will travel to Arizona State (4-3, 2-2 Pac-10) for a game at Sun Devil Stadium this Saturday, Oct. 31 (12:30 p.m. PT). The contest will be televised live by ABC.

The Golden Bears return to Memorial Stadium the following two Saturdays for their final two home contests of the 2009 season against Oregon State (Nov. 7) and Arizona (Nov. 14). Starting times and potential television broadcasts will be announced at a later date.

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