Media writers of the Pac 12 picked UCLA as the top team in the preseason media poll. With Reeves Nelson and Josh Smith, the Bruins got 14 first place votes. Cal, who returns Jorge Gutierrez, Harper Kamp and Allen Crabbe, finished second with 13 votes.
Arizona, which lost to Seattle Pacific last night, was third with 13 first place votes.
The media has correctly picked 12 Pac 12 winners in the last 10 times.