Oct. 14, 2001
The Sporting News College Basketball Magazine ranks the UCLA men's basketball team No. 6 in the nation. The Bruins are one of three Pac-10 teams picked in the Top 25. USC is picked 13th and Stanford is ranked 15th.
The publication also picks UCLA to win the Pac-10 title.
Individually, Jason Kapono is ranked fifth among small forwards, Dan Gadzuric is 11th among centers and Matt Barnes is 18th among power forwards. Kapono and Gadzuric were named first-team All-Pac-10 while Barnes was a second-team selection.
UCLA's frontcourt is ranked No. 1 in the nation.