UCLA is rising up in the state of California college basketball power rankings

Due to their strong play at the beginning of the month and placement in our power rankings, a few teams in the state of California are setting themselves apart from other teams and one of those teams is UCLA.

Feb 10, 2024; Berkeley, California, USA; The UCLA Bruins bench celebrates a 3-point basket against
Feb 10, 2024; Berkeley, California, USA; The UCLA Bruins bench celebrates a 3-point basket against / D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports
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Here are the teams ranked No. 8 through No. 6 in the second state of California college basketball power rankings.

16-10 Overall Record. . 545. . 8. . 7-4 Conference Record. . SC Broncos.

Most impressive victories this season: Oregon (88-82), Washington State (69-61) in Jerry Colangelo Classic, @ Stanford (89-77), Duquesne (81-73) in Las Vegas, and Gonzaga (77-76).

Quadrant 1 and 2 defeats this season: Ohio State(56-86) in Emerald Coast Classic, New Mexico (76-93) in Jack Jones Classic, Utah State (82-84), Yale (58-66), Saint Mary's (49-73), @ Saint Mary's (77-82), and @ San Francisco (70-71).

4-10 Conference Record. . . 7. The Trojans upset Utah in their last game. 10-15 Overall Record. 519. UCS is not good. USC looking to get back on track.

Most impressive victories this season: Kansas State (82-69) in Hall Of Fame Series - Las Vegas, Seton Hall (71-63) in Rady Children's Invitational, Eastern Washington (106-78), Stanford (93-79), and Utah (68-64).

Quadrant 1 and 2 defeats this season: UC Irvine (60-70), Oklahoma (70-72) in Rady Children's Invitational, Gonzaga (76-89) in Legends Of Basketball Las Vegas Invitational, Long Beach State (79-84), @ Auburn (75-91), @ Oregon (74-82), Washington State (64-72), @ Colorado (58-68), @ Arizona (67-82), Oregon (69-78), @ Stanford (68-99).

Stanford, okay year. 6. . . . 517. . 7-7 Conference Record. 12-12 Overall Record.

Most impressive victories this season: Eastern Washington (95-70), Arizona (100-82), @ UCLA (59-53), Utah (79-73), Washington (90-80), and USC (99-68).

Quadrant 1 and 2 defeats this season: Santa Clara (77-89), @ San Diego State (60-74), @ USC (79-93), Washington State (75-89), @ Arizona (71-82), UCLA (74-82), and @ Washington (65-85).