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 though the end of the 2016–17 season.[1] It includes only those schools who have spent at least 25 years in Division I.

Rank College First
season
Seasons Wins Losses Win%
1 Kentucky 1903 114 2,237 688 .765
2 North Carolina 1911 106 2,206 781 .739
3 Kansas 1899 118 2,217 841 .725
4 Duke 1906 111 2,115 873 .708
5 UNLV 1959 59 1,225 530 .698
6 UCLA 1920 98 1,849 824 .692
7 Syracuse 1901 116 1,861 880 .679
8 Louisville 1912 103 1,803 901 .667
9 Western Kentucky 1915 98 1,748 901 .660
10 Arizona 1905 112 1,769 923 .657
11 VCU 1971 47 921 494 .651
12 Villanova 1921 97 1,713 920 .651
13 Notre Dame 1898 112 1,845 994 .650
14 Utah 1909 109 1,779 978 .645
15 St. John's 1908 110 1,817 999 .645
16 Illinois 1906 112 1,764 973 .645
17 Murray State 1926 92 1,586 883 .642
18 Connecticut 1901 114 1,682 939 .642
19 Temple 1895 121 1,886 1,053 .642
20 Arkansas 1924 94 1,647 927 .640
21 Indiana 1901 117 1,801 1,019 .639
22 Cincinnati 1902 116 1,757 1,003 .637
23 Weber State 1962 55 1,024 586 .636
24 Memphis 1921 96 1,521 890 .631
25 Missouri State 1909 105 1,636 960 .630

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

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