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Total Appearances in the AP Poll

RK Team Conference App* Pct* Avg RK High RK
1. North Carolina ACC 859 76.3% 7.2 1
2. Kentucky SEC 844 75.0% 6.8 1
3. Duke ACC 755 67.1% 6.4 1
4. Kansas Big 12 708 62.9% 7.8 1
5. UCLA Pac-12 670 59.5% 8.1 1
6. Louisville ACC 604 53.6% 11.5 1
7. Indiana Big Ten 545 48.4% 10.4 1
8. Syracuse ACC 543 48.2% 11.5 1
9. Arizona Pac-12 501 44.5% 9.9 1
10. Illinois Big Ten 445 39.5% 11.4 1
11. Michigan State Big Ten 409 36.3% 11.1 1
12. Georgetown Big East 397 35.3% 12.1 1
13. Cincinnati American 394 35.0% 10.9 1
14. Maryland Big Ten 392 34.8% 11.7 2
15. Ohio State Big Ten 379 33.7% 9.4 1
16. Michigan Big Ten 377 33.5% 10.6 1
17. Marquette Big East 360 32.0% 12.0 1
18. Notre Dame ACC 358 31.8% 12.1 1
19. Oklahoma Big 12 355 31.5% 12.3 1
20. Connecticut American 343 30.5% 10.0 1
21. Iowa Big Ten 341 30.3% 13.4 1
22. NC State ACC 340 30.2% 11.5 1
23. Villanova Big East 331 29.4% 11.2 1
24. Purdue Big Ten 320 28.4% 13.2 2
25. Memphis American 295 26.2% 12.5 1
26. Alabama SEC 293 26.0% 13.5 1
27. St. John's (NY) Big East 290 25.8% 12.2 1
28. Missouri SEC 288 25.6% 12.3 1
29. Wake Forest ACC 275 24.4% 12.9 1
30. Oklahoma State Big 12 269 23.9% 12.3 1
31. Arkansas SEC 265 23.5% 11.5 1
32. Florida SEC 264 23.4% 10.9 1
33. Pittsburgh ACC 258 22.9% 11.9 1
34. UNLV Mountain West 257 22.8% 11.1 1
35. Texas Big 12 248 22.0% 12.9 1
36. Tennessee SEC 241 21.4% 12.7 1
37. Virginia ACC 240 21.3% 11.6 1
38. Utah Pac-12 239 21.2% 12.8 2
39. Wisconsin Big Ten 229 20.3% 14.6 1
40. Minnesota Big Ten 225 20.0% 13.5 2
41. Georgia Tech ACC 211 18.7% 14.2 1
42. Kansas State Big 12 207 18.4% 10.7 1
43. Vanderbilt SEC 204 18.1% 13.4 2
44. Stanford Pac-12 200 17.8% 11.7 1
45. LSU SEC 198 17.6% 13.0 2
46. Gonzaga West Coast 197 17.5% 13.8 1
47. West Virginia Big 12 194 17.2% 12.5 1
48. USC Pac-12 169 15.0% 13.6 2
49. Temple American 157 13.9% 13.3 1
50. DePaul (IL) Big East 156 13.9% 9.8 1
51. Washington Pac-12 154 13.7% 13.3 2
52. New Mexico Mountain West 149 13.2% 14.2 3
53. Iowa State Big 12 145 12.9% 14.3 3
54. Providence (RI) Big East 143 12.7% 12.5 3
55. Mississippi State SEC 140 12.4% 14.0 3
  Xavier (OH) Big East 140 12.4% 16.0 5
57. Wichita State Missouri Valley 134 11.9% 11.2 1
58. San Francisco West Coast 133 11.8% 8.2 1
59. BYU West Coast 129 11.5% 14.8 3
60. Bradley (IL) Missouri Valley 128 11.4% 7.9 1
  Oregon State Pac-12 128 11.4% 12.1 1
62. Houston American 126 11.2% 9.6 1
63. Clemson ACC 125 11.1% 16.2 2
64. South Carolina SEC 124 11.0% 11.5 1
65. Florida State ACC 112 9.9% 15.1 2
66. Western Kentucky Conference USA 111 9.9% 11.5 3
  Saint Louis Atlantic 10 111 9.9% 12.3 1
68. Boston College ACC 110 9.8% 15.3 3
69. La Salle (PA) Atlantic 10 107 9.5% 10.5 1
70. Texas A&M SEC 105 9.3% 15.4 5
  Butler (IN) Big East 105 9.3% 16.6 8
72. Oregon Pac-12 104 9.2% 16.0 5
73. Seton Hall (NJ) Big East 100 8.9% 11.9 1
74. Dayton (OH) Atlantic 10 98 8.7% 14.0 2
75. California Pac-12 96 8.5% 16.5 2
76. Arizona State Pac-12 94 8.3% 12.9 3
  Baylor Big 12 94 8.3% 16.8 3
78. Duquesne (PA) Atlantic 10 91 8.1% 8.0 1
79. Auburn SEC 90 8.0% 11.4 2
80. Massachusetts Atlantic 10 88 7.8% 11.2 1
81. St. Bonaventure (NY) Atlantic 10 82 7.3% 9.1 2
  Tulsa American 82 7.3% 15.3 6
83. Holy Cross (MA) Patriot 79 7.0% 11.8 1
84. Penn Ivy 78 6.9% 11.0 2
85. George Washington (DC) Atlantic 10 74 6.6% 14.9 5
  Miami (FL) ACC 74 6.6% 15.4 2
87. Davidson (NC) Atlantic 10 71 6.3% 9.2 2
  SMU American 71 6.3% 13.2 2
89. Oklahoma City 69 6.1% 14.1 7
90. Creighton (NE) Big East 67 6.0% 17.1 9
91. Saint Joseph's (PA) Atlantic 10 66 5.9% 9.7 1
  San Diego State Mountain West 66 5.9% 14.9 4
  Georgia SEC 66 5.9% 18.5 10
94. Seattle WAC 65 5.8% 12.9 4
95. New Mexico State WAC 64 5.7% 15.3 3
96. Long Beach State Big West 60 5.3% 9.3 3
  UTEP Conference USA 60 5.3% 11.5 2
98. Loyola Chicago Missouri Valley 49 4.4% 6.4 1
  Jacksonville Atlantic Sun 49 4.4% 10.6 3
  Virginia Tech ACC 49 4.4% 17.6 8
  Mississippi SEC 49 4.4% 18.0 10
102. Utah State Mountain West 42 3.7% 16.6 7
103. Princeton (NJ) Ivy 41 3.6% 13.2 3
  Detroit Horizon 41 3.6% 15.6 3
105. Texas Tech Big 12 40 3.6% 19.2 7
106. Wyoming Mountain West 39 3.5% 14.5 5
  Colorado Pac-12 39 3.5% 15.8 6
108. Washington State Pac-12 37 3.3% 13.6 4
109. Tulane American 36 3.2% 16.5 5
110. UAB Conference USA 34 3.0% 18.0 9
  TCU Big 12 34 3.0% 18.3 12
  Nevada Mountain West 34 3.0% 19.7 10
113. Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 32 2.8% 11.7 7
  Drake (IA) Missouri Valley 32 2.8% 14.6 7
  Fresno State Mountain West 32 2.8% 17.0 11
116. Columbia (NY) Ivy 31 2.8% 10.1 3
  Nebraska Big Ten 31 2.8% 17.5 8
  VCU Atlantic 10 31 2.8% 18.3 10
119. Rutgers Big Ten 26 2.3% 12.3 3
120. Murray State (KY) Ohio Valley 25 2.2% 16.6 9
121. Santa Clara West Coast 23 2.0% 10.6 2
  Navy Patriot 23 2.0% 15.6 9
123. Indiana State Missouri Valley 22 2.0% 6.5 1
  Toledo MAC 22 2.0% 15.2 9
  Charlotte Conference USA 22 2.0% 20.8 17
126. Saint Mary's (CA) West Coast 21 1.9% 20.6 14
127. Long Island-Brooklyn (NY) Northeast 20 1.8% 7.1 2
  Niagara (NY) Metro Atlantic 20 1.8% 14.9 8
  Northern Iowa Missouri Valley 20 1.8% 18.7 10
130. Bowling Green (OH) MAC 19 1.7% 10.1 7
  New York 19 1.7% 10.7 2
  Fordham (NY) Atlantic 10 19 1.7% 12.3 7
  Southern Miss Conference USA 19 1.7% 18.0 9
134. Southern Illinois Missouri Valley 17 1.5% 18.0 11
135. Hawaii Big West 16 1.4% 18.3 12
  Centenary (LA) 16 1.4% 18.7 17
  Loyola Marymount (CA) West Coast 16 1.4% 20.3 15
  Rhode Island Atlantic 10 16 1.4% 22.6 20
139. Idaho Big Sky 15 1.3% 13.9 6
  Penn State Big Ten 15 1.3% 13.9 9
  Ohio MAC 15 1.3% 14.5 5
  Oral Roberts (OK) Summit 15 1.3% 17.2 10
143. Marshall Conference USA 14 1.2% 13.5 8
  Louisiana Tech Conference USA 14 1.2% 13.9 7
  East Tennessee State Southern 14 1.2% 16.3 10
146. Siena (NY) Metro Atlantic 13 1.2% 17.2 11
  Air Force Mountain West 13 1.2% 19.3 13
148. Northwestern Big Ten 12 1.1% 13.3 6
  New Orleans Southland 12 1.1% 19.2 13
  Charleston (SC) Colonial 12 1.1% 19.5 16
151. Canisius (NY) Metro Atlantic 11 1.0% 14.7 10
  Illinois State Missouri Valley 11 1.0% 17.1 13
153. CCNY 10 0.9% 11.0 6
154. Hamline (MN) 9 0.8% 11.9 5
  Richmond Atlantic 10 9 0.8% 19.0 13
156. Rice Conference USA 8 0.7% 14.8 11
  South Alabama Sun Belt 8 0.7% 15.8 11
  Manhattan (NY) Metro Atlantic 8 0.7% 16.9 13
  Ball State (IN) MAC 8 0.7% 18.5 15
  Colorado State Mountain West 8 0.7% 21.0 18
161. Western Michigan MAC 7 0.6% 15.0 10
  Weber State (UT) Big Sky 7 0.6% 16.6 15
  Miami (OH) MAC 7 0.6% 19.7 12
164. Idaho State Big Sky 6 0.5% 17.2 15
  Eastern Kentucky Ohio Valley 6 0.5% 18.2 15
  Pacific (CA) West Coast 6 0.5% 19.8 17
167. St. Francis Brooklyn (NY) Northeast 5 0.4% 14.6 13
  UT Rio Grande Valley WAC 5 0.4% 17.8 15
  Dartmouth (NH) Ivy 5 0.4% 19.0 18
  Harvard Ivy 5 0.4% 24.2 22
171. Yale (CT) Ivy 4 0.4% 15.5 11
  Portland West Coast 4 0.4% 19.8 17
  UCF American 4 0.4% 21.3 19
174. Cornell (NY) Ivy 3 0.3% 17.0 14
  Chattanooga Southern 3 0.3% 17.3 15
  Beloit (WI) 3 0.3% 18.0 16
  San Jose State Mountain West 3 0.3% 18.0 17
  West Texas A&M 3 0.3% 19.3 19
  Austin Peay (TN) Ohio Valley 3 0.3% 19.7 19
  VMI Southern 3 0.3% 19.7 19
  Eastern Michigan MAC 3 0.3% 23.3 23
  Green Bay Horizon 3 0.3% 23.7 22
183. West Virginia Tech 2 0.2% 16.5 15
  Northern Illinois MAC 2 0.2% 19.5 19
  North Texas Conference USA 2 0.2% 20.0 20
  Winthrop (SC) Big South 2 0.2% 23.0 22
187. Army Patriot 1 0.1% 14.0 14
  Iona (NY) Metro Atlantic 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Lamar (TX) Southland 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Northeastern (MA) Colonial 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Cleveland State (OH) Horizon 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Maryland-Eastern Shore Mid-Eastern 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Missouri State Missouri Valley 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Pepperdine (CA) West Coast 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Texas State Sun Belt 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Wayne State (MI) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Kent State (OH) MAC 1 0.1% 23.0 23
  Bucknell (PA) Patriot 1 0.1% 24.0 24
  Boise State Mountain West 1 0.1% 25.0 25
  Old Dominion Conference USA 1 0.1% 25.0 25
* Out of 1126 total polls since 1949

NOTES
- Teams in the latest poll are in bold.
- Conference affiliation is as of 2016.
- Updated through March 14, 2016.



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