UCLA has climbed to No. 2 behind Houston in the latest Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. The Cougars earned 58 first-place votes to remain on top for a third straight weekl. The Bruins’ move to No. 2 represented their highest ranking this season. They received the other three first-place votes. Kansas, Alabama and Purdue rounded out the top five. Texas A&M climbed six spots to No. 18 for the week’s biggest jump. No. 21 Duke, No. 24 Creighton and No. 25 Missouri were this week’s new additions. Providence, Pittsburgh and Maryland fell out.