Wolverines - Had the FAB Five (Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King & Ray Jackson)
Blue Devils - Last team to be #1 for an entire season ('92)
Cardinals - Have only had 4 coaches since 1944.
Wildcats - Has both the most wins (2110) in NCAAM history and the highest winning percentage (.762)
Orangemen - Jim Boeheim has coached this team since 1977.
Tar Heels - MICHAEL JORDAN!
Buckeyes - From the 12-13-60 to 3-13-1962 polls, Ohio State was the only Ap #1 team.
Jayhawks - Their 1st coach was the inventor of basketball, James Naismith
Longhorns - Since Rick Barnes took over, Texas has made the NCAA tournament 14 years in a row.
Huskies - Jim Calhoun won the 1st and only other 2 national championships for this team that started play in 1901.
Panthers - During this season there were 6 different number 1 teams, all from two conferences (Big East/ACC).
Demon Deacons - Tim Duncan (arguably their most famous player), had sights of becoming an Olympic swimmer and did not play basketball until he was 16.
Volunteers - Bruce Pearl famously wore an orange blazer against UK and Vanderbilt to honor late UT coach, Ray Mears during his tenure.
Tigers - This was their 1st number one ranking since 1982 and has since been vacated due to indiscretion by John Calipari.
Badgers - Bo Ryan just became Wisconsin's all time leader in coaching wins earlier in 2013.
Gators - They became the 1st team to be ranked both number 1 in College Football and NCAAM basketball within the same calendar year.
Bruins - They have 11 National Championships in Men's Basketball, including 7 straight from 1967-1973.
Fighting Illini - Bill Self had more conference titles in his 3 years than Lou Henson had in his 21.
Cardinal - Their last (and only) National Championship was in 1942.
Hawks - Their arena hold 4,200 while 1.200 (28.6%) are reserved for while and crazy students.
Wildcats - They didn't have a coach between 1906 and 1911.
Crimson Tide - Despite being ranked #1, they lost in the 2nd round to Kent State.
Spartans - From 1999 to 2011, they went to 6 of the 13 Final Fours.
Bearcats - Along with OSU, from the 12-22-1959 to 3-12-63 polls, only Ohio teams were number 1 (UC in 1959-60 and 1962-63).
Minutemen - Despite reaching the 1996 Final Four, these wins were vacated due to John Calipari's indiscretion (see a pattern).
Razorbacks - The Razorbacks beat Duke for that National Championship this year.
Rebels - The Rebels only loss was to Duke in the final four this season.
Most Recent #1 Rank Year
Sooners - Despite being ranked number 1 and being a number 1 seed, they lost to 8 seed UNC in the 2nd round of the tournament.
Tigers - The Tiger's coach during this season was Norm Stewart who coached for 32 years (1967-99)
Owls - From 1984 to 2001, Temple missed the tournament only 1 year, the year after they were ranked number 1 (1989).
Hawkeyes - Dr. Tom Davis lead the Hawkeyes to a #1 ranking in just his 1st year.
Yellow Jackets - This year they won their first ACC title and 1st of 3 in 8 years.
Hoyas - This team featured future hall of famer Patrick Ewing and one of the biggest upsets in NCAA history when #8 seed Villanova beat Georgetown in the finals.
Red Storm - They are the last team from New York to be ranked #1!
Cougars - 7 of the 15 players on this national runner roster were from Houston.
Cavaliers - They lost to eventual National Champion NC State in the tournament.
Blue Demons - They were deeply upset by a
Beavers - One of two #1 seeds to lose in their 1st tournament game this year.
Sycamores - 1979 was the 1st time they made the NCAA tourney, the sweet 16, the elite 8, the final 4 and NCAA championship. The only time until 2000 they would make the tournament again.
Fighting Irish - They were coached by Digger Phelps this year who you'll notice on ESPN will always have a highlighter that matches his tie's color.
Golden Eagles - The biggest upset in the tournament was when Miami (Ohio) defeated Marquette in the 1st round. Even better for Miami when Marquette coach Al McGuire criticized NCAA selection committee for matching them against Kentucky assuming Miami to not be a suitable 'warm-up' game.
Dons - They are the only team in the WCC to be ranked #1 until 2013 when the Gonzaga Bulldogs also gained that #1 spot.
Wolfpack - They attained their 1st #1 ranking and their 1st national championship as well this year.
Gamecocks - 1969's team featured John Roche, one of 10 ACC players to win player of the year at least twice.
Shockers - This was the Shockers first and only #1 ranking, in addition, they would not be ranked nationally again for 15 years.
Ramblers - They are the only team from Illinois to win a Men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament.
Wildcats - The Wildcats have posted a winning record at home every year since 1946.
Mountaineers - Their 1st and only #1 ranking featured NBA Logo man Jerry West.
Explorers - Their last #1 ranking was also the last tie they reached the rounds of 16, 8, 4 and 2 in the NCAA tournament.
Dukes - In 1954, they were the NIT runner-up, but in 1955 they won the tournament. At that time the NIT was considered the pre-eminent tournament to compete in.
Pirates - This year they won their only championship (NIT)
Cowboys - On January 27th, 2001 one of the three planes carrying OSU staff and players crashed due to a snow storm near Byers, CO.
Braves - Despite attaining a #1 ranking they reached neither the NCAA nor NIT tournament.
Crusaders - Their last national ranking was 1977.
Billikens - They were the 1st team to ever be ranked #1 in the AP rankings on January 18th, 1949. Their reign lasted two weeks and they were never ranked #1 again :-(
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