UCLA earns top spot, barely ahead of Tar Heels
UCLA picked up two first-place votes from last week to grab the top spot alone over North Carolina in the ESPN/USA Today men's basketball rankings released Monday.
The Bruins have 12 first-place votes, one fewer than the No. 2 Tar Heels. But UCLA has 749 points, four more than UNC.
Memphis, Kansas and Georgetown rounded out the top five for the second straight week.
North Carolina remained No. 1 in The Associated Press poll. UCLA is No. 2.
Several schools shot up ...
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