Cal wound up 11th in the final Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings, which rank the nation’s top overall athletic departments based on the performance of 20 men’s and women’s teams.
The Bears were fourth in 2010-11 and ninth in 2009-10.
Stanford won the Cup for the 18th consecutive seasons. UCLA was third and USC seventh.
Other Pac-12 teams: 19. Arizona; 24. Oregon; 30. Arizona State; 31. Washington; 57. Colorado; 66. Oregon State; 74. Utah; 106. Washington State.