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

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