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