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Total Appearances in the AP Preseason Poll

Rk Team App* Pct* Avg Rk High Rk
1. Kentucky 50 87.7% 6.90 1
2. North Carolina 48 84.2% 6.15 1
3. UCLA 43 75.4% 7.79 1
4. Duke 42 73.7% 5.67 1
5. Kansas 41 71.9% 7.95 1
6. Louisville 40 70.2% 10.23 2
7. Arizona 31 54.4% 10.00 1
8. Indiana 30 52.6% 10.37 1
  Syracuse 30 52.6% 12.57 1
10. Michigan 26 45.6% 10.73 1
11. Michigan State 23 40.4% 8.57 2
  Georgetown 23 40.4% 11.17 1
  Notre Dame 23 40.4% 12.65 3
14. Oklahoma 22 38.6% 14.55 3
15. Connecticut 21 36.8% 11.33 1
  Marquette 21 36.8% 12.43 2
  Cincinnati 21 36.8% 12.81 1
  Memphis 21 36.8% 13.43 3
19. Maryland 20 35.1% 9.35 2
20. Ohio State 19 33.3% 8.95 1
  Florida 19 33.3% 11.37 1
  Purdue 19 33.3% 12.84 2
23. Villanova 18 31.6% 10.17 3
  Alabama 18 31.6% 14.89 7
25. NC State 17 29.8% 14.12 1
26. Illinois 16 28.1% 11.75 2
  Arkansas 16 28.1% 12.00 1
  Texas 16 28.1% 13.81 2
29. Missouri 15 26.3% 14.33 5
  Gonzaga 15 26.3% 15.87 8
31. Iowa 14 24.6% 12.57 7
  Virginia 14 24.6% 12.71 1
  Georgia Tech 14 24.6% 15.57 1
34. UNLV 13 22.8% 12.31 1
  Tennessee 13 22.8% 14.46 7
  Wisconsin 13 22.8% 15.62 3
  St. John's (NY) 13 22.8% 15.92 7
38. LSU 12 21.1% 11.42 2
  Pittsburgh 12 21.1% 11.67 4
  USC 12 21.1% 13.50 3
  Wake Forest 12 21.1% 14.58 2
  Minnesota 12 21.1% 15.17 4
43. DePaul (IL) 11 19.3% 14.27 2
  Stanford 11 19.3% 14.36 3
45. Houston 10 17.5% 10.70 2
  Temple 10 17.5% 14.90 7
  Oklahoma State 10 17.5% 15.90 7
48. Utah 9 15.8% 13.89 6
49. Wichita State 7 12.3% 8.29 3
  Vanderbilt 7 12.3% 11.57 5
  Kansas State 7 12.3% 12.14 3
  New Mexico 7 12.3% 14.57 6
  Iowa State 7 12.3% 17.86 7
54. South Carolina 6 10.5% 7.50 1
  Oregon State 6 10.5% 10.17 7
  San Francisco 6 10.5% 11.33 5
  Xavier (OH) 6 10.5% 12.50 7
  Boston College 6 10.5% 14.33 7
  Massachusetts 6 10.5% 15.67 3
  Washington 6 10.5% 15.67 9
  Texas A&M 6 10.5% 17.17 13
  BYU 6 10.5% 17.83 12
  Baylor 6 10.5% 19.67 12
64. Davidson (NC) 5 8.8% 9.00 4
  Providence (RI) 5 8.8% 9.60 5
  Mississippi State 5 8.8% 11.40 6
  West Virginia 5 8.8% 11.60 5
  Penn 5 8.8% 14.20 9
  Florida State 5 8.8% 15.40 2
  California 5 8.8% 16.40 6
  Georgia 5 8.8% 17.60 16
72. Long Beach State 4 7.0% 11.00 6
  Auburn 4 7.0% 11.50 4
  Oregon 4 7.0% 11.75 5
  Seton Hall (NJ) 4 7.0% 12.00 6
  St. Bonaventure (NY) 4 7.0% 13.25 7
  Western Kentucky 4 7.0% 13.25 8
  Arizona State 4 7.0% 15.75 6
79. Saint Joseph's (PA) 3 5.3% 10.33 4
  Jacksonville 3 5.3% 10.67 4
  Fresno State 3 5.3% 13.33 13
  Clemson 3 5.3% 16.33 5
  Butler (IN) 3 5.3% 17.33 11
  Miami (FL) 3 5.3% 18.33 13
  Creighton (NE) 3 5.3% 19.00 16
  Virginia Tech 3 5.3% 19.33 15
  San Diego State 3 5.3% 20.33 16
  Rhode Island 3 5.3% 22.33 21
  George Washington (DC) 3 5.3% 23.00 21
90. Loyola-Chicago 2 3.5% 2.50 1
  New Mexico State 2 3.5% 10.50 6
  Bradley (IL) 2 3.5% 11.50 9
  Seattle 2 3.5% 12.50 10
  Dayton (OH) 2 3.5% 13.50 6
  Navy 2 3.5% 14.00 9
  Drake (IA) 2 3.5% 14.50 10
  VCU 2 3.5% 14.50 14
  UAB 2 3.5% 15.00 14
  SMU 2 3.5% 16.00 10
  Rutgers 2 3.5% 16.00 15
  Tulsa 2 3.5% 18.00 11
  Charlotte 2 3.5% 18.50 18
  Detroit 2 3.5% 18.50 18
  Saint Mary's (CA) 2 3.5% 19.50 17
  Nebraska 2 3.5% 23.00 21
  Nevada 2 3.5% 23.00 22
107. New York 1 1.8% 2.00 2
  UTEP 1 1.8% 2.00 2
  Louisiana-Lafayette 1 1.8% 7.00 7
  Princeton (NJ) 1 1.8% 8.00 8
  Colorado 1 1.8% 10.00 10
  Washington State 1 1.8% 10.00 10
  Wyoming 1 1.8% 10.00 10
  Duquesne (PA) 1 1.8% 11.00 11
  Santa Clara 1 1.8% 12.00 12
  Utah State 1 1.8% 12.00 12
  Tulane 1 1.8% 17.00 17
  Holy Cross (MA) 1 1.8% 18.00 18
  Oral Roberts (OK) 1 1.8% 18.00 18
  Northwestern 1 1.8% 19.00 19
  Cleveland State (OH) 1 1.8% 20.00 20
  Mississippi 1 1.8% 23.00 23
  Southern Illinois 1 1.8% 24.00 24
  Southern Miss 1 1.8% 24.00 24
  Harvard 1 1.8% 25.00 25
  TCU 1 1.8% 25.00 25
* Out of 57 total preseason polls since 1962

Preseason polls in this period:
1962  1963  1964  1965  1966  1967  1968  1969  1970  1971  1972  1973  1974  1975  1976  1977  1978  1979  1980  1981  1982  1983  1984  1985  1986  1987  1988  1989  1990  1991  1992  1993  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999  2000  2001  2002  2003  2004  2005  2006  2007  2008  2009  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  2018 

NOTES
- Ties are sorted by Average Rank, High Rank, then alphabetically.
- Updated through 2018.



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