Oct. 15, 2001
Basketball News pre-season magazine ranks the UCLA men's basketball team No. 5 in the nation. The Bruins are one of four Pac-10 teams picked in the Top 26. USC is picked 19th, Stanford is ranked 24th and Arizona is ranked 26th.
The publication also picks UCLA to win the Pac-10 title.
Basketball News also named forward Jason Kapono a second-team All-American. Kapono and Gadzuric were named first-team All-Pac-10 by the magazine.