Note that the AP has ranked a variable number of teams since it began in 1948-49.

 1948-49 through 1960-61: top 20
 1961-62 through 1963-64: top 10
 1964-65: top 10, except for preseason which was top 20
 1965-66 through 1967-68: top 10
 1968-69 through 1988-89: top 20
 1989-90 through present: top 25

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AP Top 25 Matchups

AP Top 25 Matchups Table
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 All
1 - 0-1 - 0-1 1-0 - - - - 0-1 - - - - - 1-0 - - - ....2-3
2 - 0-1 0-1 0-1 - 1-0 - 1-0 1-0 - - - - - - - 1-0 - 1-0 ....5-3
3 1-0 1-0 1-0 - - - - 0-1 - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - ....4-1
4 - 1-0 0-1 - - 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - ....1-2
5 1-0 1-0 - - - 1-0 - - 0-1 1-1 1-1 - - - 1-0 - - - 1-0 ....7-3
6 0-1 - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - ....0-2
7 - 0-1 - 1-0 0-1 - 1-1 - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - 1-0 ....3-4
8 - - - - - - 1-1 0-1 - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - ....2-2
9 - 0-1 1-0 - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - 1-0 - - - 1-0 ....4-1
10 - 0-1 - - 1-0 1-0 - - - 0-1 - - 1-0 - - - - - - ....3-2
11 1-0 - - - 1-1 - - - - 1-0 - - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - ....5-1
12 - - - - 1-1 - - - - - - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - - ....3-1
13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ....0-0
14 - - 0-1 - - - - 0-1 - 0-1 - 0-1 - - 0-1 - - - - ....0-5
15 - - - - - - 1-0 - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - 0-1 ....1-2
16 - - - - 0-1 - - - 0-1 - - - - 1-0 - - - - - ....1-2
17 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - ....0-2
18 - 0-1 - - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - - ....0-2
19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ....0-0
20 - 0-1 - - 0-1 - 0-1 - 0-1 - - - - - 1-0 - - - - ....1-4
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All 3-2 3-5 1-4 2-1 3-7 2-0 4-3 2-2 1-4 2-3 1-5 1-3 0-0 5-0 2-1 2-1 2-0 2-0 0-0 4-1