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Total Appearances in the AP Preseason Poll

Rk Team App* Pct* Avg Rk High Rk
1. Kentucky 51 87.9% 6.80 1
2. North Carolina 49 84.5% 6.18 1
3. UCLA 44 75.9% 8.09 1
4. Duke 43 74.1% 5.63 1
5. Kansas 42 72.4% 7.79 1
6. Louisville 40 69.0% 10.23 2
7. Arizona 31 53.4% 10.00 1
  Syracuse 31 53.4% 12.68 1
9. Indiana 30 51.7% 10.37 1
10. Michigan 27 46.6% 11.04 1
11. Michigan State 24 41.4% 8.63 2
12. Georgetown 23 39.7% 11.17 1
  Notre Dame 23 39.7% 12.65 3
14. Oklahoma 22 37.9% 14.55 3
15. Connecticut 21 36.2% 11.33 1
  Marquette 21 36.2% 12.43 2
  Cincinnati 21 36.2% 12.81 1
  Memphis 21 36.2% 13.43 3
19. Maryland 20 34.5% 9.35 2
  Purdue 20 34.5% 13.40 2
21. Ohio State 19 32.8% 8.95 1
  Villanova 19 32.8% 10.11 3
  Florida 19 32.8% 11.37 1
24. Alabama 18 31.0% 14.89 7
25. NC State 17 29.3% 14.12 1
26. Illinois 16 27.6% 11.75 2
  Arkansas 16 27.6% 12.00 1
  Texas 16 27.6% 13.81 2
  Gonzaga 16 27.6% 15.06 3
30. Virginia 15 25.9% 12.20 1
  Missouri 15 25.9% 14.33 5
32. Iowa 14 24.1% 12.57 7
  Tennessee 14 24.1% 13.86 6
  Georgia Tech 14 24.1% 15.57 1
35. UNLV 13 22.4% 12.31 1
  LSU 13 22.4% 12.31 2
  Wisconsin 13 22.4% 15.62 3
  St. John's (NY) 13 22.4% 15.92 7
39. Pittsburgh 12 20.7% 11.67 4
  USC 12 20.7% 13.50 3
  Wake Forest 12 20.7% 14.58 2
  Minnesota 12 20.7% 15.17 4
43. DePaul (IL) 11 19.0% 14.27 2
  Stanford 11 19.0% 14.36 3
45. Houston 10 17.2% 10.70 2
  Temple 10 17.2% 14.90 7
  Oklahoma State 10 17.2% 15.90 7
48. Utah 9 15.5% 13.89 6
49. Kansas State 8 13.8% 12.13 3
50. Wichita State 7 12.1% 8.29 3
  Vanderbilt 7 12.1% 11.57 5
  New Mexico 7 12.1% 14.57 6
  Washington 7 12.1% 17.00 9
  Iowa State 7 12.1% 17.86 7
55. South Carolina 6 10.3% 7.50 1
  Oregon State 6 10.3% 10.17 7
  San Francisco 6 10.3% 11.33 5
  West Virginia 6 10.3% 11.83 5
  Mississippi State 6 10.3% 12.50 6
  Xavier (OH) 6 10.3% 12.50 7
  Boston College 6 10.3% 14.33 7
  Florida State 6 10.3% 15.67 2
  Massachusetts 6 10.3% 15.67 3
  Texas A&M 6 10.3% 17.17 13
  BYU 6 10.3% 17.83 12
  Baylor 6 10.3% 19.67 12
67. Davidson (NC) 5 8.6% 9.00 4
  Providence (RI) 5 8.6% 9.60 5
  Auburn 5 8.6% 11.40 4
  Oregon 5 8.6% 12.20 5
  Penn 5 8.6% 14.20 9
  California 5 8.6% 16.40 6
  Georgia 5 8.6% 17.60 16
74. Long Beach State 4 6.9% 11.00 6
  Seton Hall (NJ) 4 6.9% 12.00 6
  St. Bonaventure (NY) 4 6.9% 13.25 7
  Western Kentucky 4 6.9% 13.25 8
  Arizona State 4 6.9% 15.75 6
  Clemson 4 6.9% 17.75 5
  Virginia Tech 4 6.9% 18.25 15
81. Saint Joseph's (PA) 3 5.2% 10.33 4
  Jacksonville 3 5.2% 10.67 4
  Fresno State 3 5.2% 13.33 13
  Butler (IN) 3 5.2% 17.33 11
  Nevada 3 5.2% 17.67 7
  Miami (FL) 3 5.2% 18.33 13
  Creighton (NE) 3 5.2% 19.00 16
  San Diego State 3 5.2% 20.33 16
  Rhode Island 3 5.2% 22.33 21
  George Washington (DC) 3 5.2% 23.00 21
91. Loyola-Chicago 2 3.4% 2.50 1
  New Mexico State 2 3.4% 10.50 6
  Bradley (IL) 2 3.4% 11.50 9
  Seattle 2 3.4% 12.50 10
  Dayton (OH) 2 3.4% 13.50 6
  Navy 2 3.4% 14.00 9
  Drake (IA) 2 3.4% 14.50 10
  VCU 2 3.4% 14.50 14
  UAB 2 3.4% 15.00 14
  SMU 2 3.4% 16.00 10
  Rutgers 2 3.4% 16.00 15
  Tulsa 2 3.4% 18.00 11
  Charlotte 2 3.4% 18.50 18
  Detroit 2 3.4% 18.50 18
  Saint Mary's (CA) 2 3.4% 19.50 17
  TCU 2 3.4% 22.50 20
  Nebraska 2 3.4% 23.00 21
108. New York 1 1.7% 2.00 2
  UTEP 1 1.7% 2.00 2
  Louisiana 1 1.7% 7.00 7
  Princeton (NJ) 1 1.7% 8.00 8
  Colorado 1 1.7% 10.00 10
  Washington State 1 1.7% 10.00 10
  Wyoming 1 1.7% 10.00 10
  Duquesne (PA) 1 1.7% 11.00 11
  Santa Clara 1 1.7% 12.00 12
  Utah State 1 1.7% 12.00 12
  Tulane 1 1.7% 17.00 17
  Holy Cross (MA) 1 1.7% 18.00 18
  Oral Roberts (OK) 1 1.7% 18.00 18
  Northwestern 1 1.7% 19.00 19
  Cleveland State (OH) 1 1.7% 20.00 20
  Mississippi 1 1.7% 23.00 23
  Southern Illinois 1 1.7% 24.00 24
  Southern Miss 1 1.7% 24.00 24
  Harvard 1 1.7% 25.00 25
* Out of 58 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  2019 

NOTES
- Ties are sorted by Average Rank, High Rank, then alphabetically.
- Updated through 2019.

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