Second-Ranked UCLA Opens Exhibition Play Tonight with Azusa Pacific

Nov. 2, 2007

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LOS ANGELES - UCLA, which opens exhibition play tonight against Azusa Pacific at 7:30 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion, picked up a No. 2 preseason ranking in today's Associated Press poll.

The Bruins earned 1,710 points, just behind No. 1 North Carolina with 1,728 points. The Bruins garnered 24 first-place votes while the Tarheels had 29. Third-ranked Memphis has 18 first-place votes and 1,680 points.

Kansas is ranked fourth with 1,568 points. Georgetown rounds out the top five with 1,504 points and received the lone remaining first-place vote.

Last week, UCLA learned it ranked second in the preseason ESPN/USA Today poll, behind North Carolina, but had the most first-place votes.

A year ago, the Bruins sported a preseason ranking of No. 5 in the ESPN/USA Today poll and No. 6 in the Associated Press poll.


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