UCLA debuts at No. 2 in AP Preseason Poll, Oregon at No. 13
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.
The Bruins will open the 2021-22 campaign as the @AP_Top25 "preseason" No. 2⃣ team in the nation.
— UCLA Men’s Basketball (@UCLAMBB) October 18, 2021
The Pac-12 men's basketball season gets started later this month and will culminate in the 2022 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, presented by New York Life, on March 9-12 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. For all things Pac-12 Basketball, check out Pac-12.com/pac-12-hoops-central.