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NCAA Basketball Rankings: UCLA Ranked 28th In ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

The new college basketball rankings are out, and the UCLA Bruins are still on the outside looking in at the top 25 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll, as they have been all season. The Bruins are 21-8, and tied with the Arizona Wildcats for the Pac-10 conference lead. Last week, UCLA was ranked 29th in the coaches poll, so they only moved up one spot despite two blowout wins, including one over conference co-leading Arizona.

Here is the full ESPN/USA Today coaches poll top 25:

  1. Ohio State Kansas (17 first place votes)
  2. Kansas (14)
  3. BYU
  4. Duke
  5. Pittsburgh
  6. Purdue
  7. Notre Dame
  8. Texas
  9. San Diego State
  10. Wisconsin
  11. Louisville
  12. Syracuse
  13. North Carolina
  14. Florida
  15. St. John's
  16. Connecticut
  17. Georgetown
  18. Arizona
  19. Villanova
  20. Vanderbilt
  21. Utah State
  22. Texas A&M
  23. Kentucky
  24. Missouri
  25. George Mason

The Arizona Wildcats are the only other Pac-10 team in the top 25, ranked 18th, down from 10th last week after getting swept in Los Angeles. No other team in the conference received any votes. The Washington Huskies fell from 29th last week after their loss to Washington State last night. The Bruins travel to face the Washington schools this week to close out their regular season.

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