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