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UCLA debuts at No. 2 in AP Preseason Poll, Oregon at No. 13

Oct 18, 2021

The Associated Press men's basketball preseason poll was released Monday, and five Pac-12 schools received recognition.

After a thrilling run to the Final Four, UCLA will enter the 2021-22 season as the No. 2 team in the country, its highest preseason ranking since the 2007-08 season.

Oregon, which made it to the Sweet Sixteen last March, checks in at No. 13 in the country.

USC, Arizona and Colorado also received votes.

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