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 21 22 23 24 25 All
1 0-1 1-1 0-1 - 1-0 0-1 1-0 - - - - - - - 1-0 1-0 - - - 1-0 - 1-0 1-0 - ....8-4
2 1-0 - 1-0 - - - 1-0 - - - 1-0 1-0 - - - - - 1-0 1-0 - 1-0 0-1 1-0 - ....9-1
3 1-1 - - 0-1 - - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - 1-0 1-0 - - - - ....3-3
4 1-0 0-1 - - 1-1 1-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1-0 1-0 - - 1-0 1-0 ....7-3
5 - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 1-0 0-1 - 1-0 - - - - - - ....6-1
6 0-1 - - 1-1 - 0-1 - - - - - - 1-0 - 0-1 - - - - - 2-0 - - - ....4-4
7 1-0 - - 1-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 - - - - 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1 - - - - - - - ....9-3
8 0-1 0-1 - - - - 0-1 1-0 1-0 - - 1-0 - 1-1 0-1 - - - - - 1-0 - - - ....5-5
9 - - - - - - 0-1 0-1 - - - - 0-1 - - 0-1 1-0 - - - - - - - ....1-4
10 - - - - 0-1 - - 0-1 - 1-1 - - - 0-1 - - - 1-0 - - - - - - ....2-4
11 - - - - - - - - - 1-1 - - - - 0-1 - - 0-1 - - - - 1-0 - ....2-3
12 - 0-1 - - - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - 0-1 1-0 1-0 - - - - ....2-3
13 - 0-1 - - - - - 0-1 - - - 1-0 - - 0-1 - 1-0 - 0-1 - - - - - ....2-4
14 - - 1-0 - - 0-1 0-1 - 1-0 - - - - - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 - - - ....4-2
15 - - - - 0-1 - 0-1 1-1 - 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ....2-3
16 0-1 - - - 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-0 - - 1-0 - 1-0 - - - - 0-1 - - - 0-1 1-0 - ....5-5
17 0-1 - - - 1-0 - 0-1 - 1-0 - - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - 1-0 0-1 0-1 ....3-5
18 - - - - - - 1-0 - 0-1 - - - 0-1 - - - - - 0-1 0-2 - - - - ....1-5
19 - 0-1 - - 0-1 - - - - 0-1 1-0 1-0 - - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 1-0 - 1-0 ....6-3
20 - 0-1 0-1 0-1 - - - - - - - 0-1 1-0 - - - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - 0-1 - ....3-5
21 0-1 - 0-1 0-1 - - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - - 2-0 - - 1-0 0-1 - - ....3-5
22 - 0-1 - - - 0-2 - 0-1 - - - - - 0-1 - - - - 0-1 0-1 0-1 - - 1-0 ....1-8
23 0-1 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1-0 0-1 - 0-1 - 1-0 - - - ....3-3
24 0-1 0-1 - 0-1 - - - - - - 0-1 - - - - 0-1 1-0 - - 1-0 - - - - ....2-5
25 - - - 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1-0 - 0-1 - - 0-1 - - ....1-3
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All 4-8 1-9 3-3 3-7 1-6 4-4 3-9 5-5 4-1 4-2 3-2 3-2 4-2 2-4 3-2 5-5 5-3 5-1 3-6 5-3 5-3 8-1 3-3 5-2 3-1

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