Highest Winning Percentage in College Basketball History

Kentucky Has the Best Winning Percentage of All Time, Amongst Other Records

Kentucky Has the Best Winning Percentage of All Time, Amongst Other Records

The Kentucky Wildcats not only have the most wins in college basketball history and in NCAA Tournament history, and the most NCAA tournament appearances, they have the best overall W-L percentage, too.

These are the top 20 NCAA basketball teams with the best winning percentages of all time – for major schools with at least 1,000 games played.

It’s a cast of the usual suspects through the top eight, but then a couple surprises rounding out the top 10: Western Kentucky and St. John’s.

SCHOOL G W L W-L PCT
1. Kentucky Wildcats 2,752 2,098 653 .763
2. North Carolina Tar Heels 2,808 2,072 736 .738
3. Nevada-Las Vegas Rebels 1,356 979 377 .722
4. Kansas Jayhawks 2,884 2,077 807 .720
5. Duke Blue Devils 2,814 1,980 834 .704
6. Syracuse Orange 2,678 1,855 822 .693
7. UCLA Bruins 2,513 1,737 776 .691
8. Memphis Tigers 1,715 1,150 565 .671
9. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2,489 1,660 829 .667
10. St. John’s (NY) Red Storm 2,709 1,790 919 .661
11. Louisville Cardinals 2,535 1,670 865 .659
12. Illinois Fighting Illini 2,575 1,676 899 .651
13. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2,675 1,733 941 .648
14. Temple Owls 2,780 1,797 983 .646
15. Utah Utes 2,597 1,676 921 .645
15. Arizona Wildcats 2,480 1,599 880 .645
17. Arkansas Razorbacks 2,412 1,541 871 .639
18. Indiana Hoosiers 2,658 1,696 962 .638
18. Purdue Boilermakers 2,607 1,664 943 .638
18. Villanova Wildcats 2,468 1,574 894 .638
18. Connecticut Huskies 2,383 1,520 863 .638

Thanks to sports-reference.com.

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Posted on December 17, 2012, in NCAA Basketball and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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