List of teams with the highest winning percentage in NCAA Division I men's college basketball

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This is a list of Men's Division I college basketball teams ranked by winning percentage through the end of the 2019–20 season. It includes only those schools that have spent at least 25 years in Division I.

Rank College First
season
Seasons Wins Losses Ties Win%
1 Kentucky 1903 118 2,318 712 1 .765
2 North Carolina 1911 110 2,276 818 0 .736
3 Kansas 1899 122 2,302 862 0 .728
4 Duke 1906 115 2,201 893 0 .711
5 UNLV 1959 62 1,279 572 0 .691
6 UCLA 1920 101 1,906 864 0 .688
7 Syracuse 1901 119 1,922 922 0 .676
8 Western Kentucky 1915 101 1,815 936 0 .660
9 Arizona 1905 115 1,834 957 1 .657
9 Villanova 1921 100 1,799 941 0 .657
11 Louisville 1912 106 1,746 933 0 .652
12 VCU 1971 50 983 529 0 .650
13 Murray State 1926 95 1,663 903 0 .648
14 Notre Dame 1898 117 1,904 1,042 1 .646
15 Utah 1909 112 1,835 1,019 0 .643
16 Cincinnati 1902 119 1,836 1,025 0 .642
16 Norfolk State 1954 67 1,239 692 0 .642
16 St. John's 1908 113 1,871 1,044 0 .642
19 Arkansas 1924 97 1,708 967 0 .639
19 Illinois 1906 115 1,811 1,022 0 .639
19 Lipscomb 1937 70 1,249 706 0 .639
19 Temple 1895 124 1,940 1,096 0 .639
23 Connecticut 1901 117 1,731 986 0 .637
24 Indiana 1901 120 1,857 1,061 0 .636
25 Purdue 1897 122 1,819 1,051 0 .634
26 Memphis 1921 99 1,585 927 1 .631
27 Weber State 1963 58 1,073 633 0 .629
28 Missouri State 1909 108 1,686 1,008 0 .626
29 Texas 1906 114 1,809 1,097 0 .623
30 BYU 1903 118 1,806 1,101 0 .621
31 UAB 1979 42 835 511 0 .620
31 NC State 1913 108 1,757 1,078 0 .620
33 Marquette 1917 103 1,652 1,018 0 .619
34 West Virginia 1904 111 1,792 1,110 0 .618
35 Penn 1897 120 1,807 1,122 2 .617
36 Alabama 1913 107 1,691 1,060 0 .615
36 Princeton 1901 120 1,760 1,104 0 .615
38 Michigan State 1899 121 1,743 1,097 0 .614
39 Old Dominion 1951 70 1,199 757 0 .613
40 Georgetown 1907 112 1,687 1,070 0 .612
41 Akron 1901 119 1,632 1,039 0 .611
41 Tennessee 1909 111 1,672 1,066 2 .611
43 Ohio State 1899 119 1,711 1,093 0 .610
43 Oklahoma 1908 113 1,706 1,093 0 .610
45 Gonzaga 1908 112 1,699 1,100 0 .607
46 Creighton 1912 103 1,616 1,055 0 .605
47 Houston 1946 75 1,308 862 0 .603
48 Stephen F. Austin 1925 94 1,407 930 0 .602
49 Washington 1896 118 1,805 1,203 0 .600
50 Dayton 1904 115 1,674 1,120 0 .599

Note: Records are adjusted with vacated and forfeited games not included like they are in the NCAA record book.

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