Numerous national publications have UCLA not even ranked in their top 25 preseason polls.
Fox Sports has UCLA ranked outside their top 25 college basketball preseason rankings.
ESPN has them ranked outside their top 25 for their preseason college basketball rankings.
The Athletic has UCLA ranked the highest among the national publications at No. 20.
247 Sports is another national publication that does not have UCLA ranked in their preseason top 25 poll.
CBS Sports has UCLA not ranked in the top 25 in their preseason rankings which is somewhat surprising as they have given the Bruins some good praise and recognition in the past.
A newer publication, the Almanac does not have the Bruins in their top 25 and UCLA is not ranked.
Now let’s look at more reasons why UCLA should be ranked in the top 25 and given more respect for this upcoming season.