AP: FSU ranked 64th best basketball program of all time

Published: Mar. 29, 2017 at 12:34 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- If the NCAA tournament was based on all-time status, Florida State Men's Basketball would sneak-in as a bubble team.

The Associated Press ranked FSU as the 64th best basketball program of all-time with a recent release of the top 100 programs.

The AP college basketball poll started in 1949 with Saint Louis on top.

And 68 years later, the poll has ranked a total of 200 schools through more than 1,100 polls -- 59 at No. 1.

Now, for the first time, the AP is using that data to go past the Top 25 of the moment and determine the top 100 programs of all-time.

The teams at the top are a who's who of college basketball royalty. Starting with Kentucky, the all-time No. 1 with appearances in 75.4 percent of all polls and 124 No. 1 rankings.

The next top teams are North Carolina, Duke and UCLA, the only schools to be ranked at the top for more than 100 weeks.

Kansas, Indiana, Louisville, Arizona, Syracuse and Cincinnati round out a top 10 that includes only schools that have won national championships.

FSU's in-state rivals Florida and Miami sit at No. 27 and No. 87, respectively.

View the full rankings