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