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Best Winning Percentage in Division I History

The winningest men's basketball programs in Division I

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Updated November 25, 2009
The most successful programs in men's Division I college basketball history -- ranked by winning percentage, with a minimum of 25 seasons in competition at the Division I level -- through the 2007-08 season:

Best Winning Percentage in Division I

RankTeamFirst SeasonWinsLossesTiesPercentage
1Kentucky1903198863510.758
2North Carolina1911198470300.738
3Kansas1899197079300.713
4UNLV1959105842900.711
5Duke1906187781700.697
5UCLA1920167272600.697
7Syracuse1901175380600.685
8Western Kentucky1915160278000.673
9St. John's1908168686800.66
10Utah1909163785800.656
10Louisville1912158783100.656
12Illinois1906160985300.654
13Arizona1905156885810.646
14Notre Dame1898165190810.645
15Arkansas1924148782200.644
15Indiana1901164190900.644
17Missouri State1909149883300.643
18Connecticut1901149983900.643
18Temple1895171196000.641
20Villanova1921150585000.639

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