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

This is a list of Men's Division I college basketball teams ranked by winning percentage though the end of the 2018–19 season. 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 116 2,295 707 .764
2 North Carolina 1911 109 2,261 799 .739
3 Kansas 1899 121 2,274 859 .726
4 Duke 1906 114 2,176 887 .710
5 UNLV 1970 50 1,100 477 .698
6 College of Charleston 1992 28 609 268 .694
7 Syracuse 1899 119 2008 908 .689
8 UCLA 1920 100 1,890 856 .688
9 Memphis 1956 64 1,298 647 .667
10 Louisville 1912 105 1,845 929 .665
11 Western Kentucky 1922 98 1,792 925 .660
12 Arizona 1905 112 1,787 934 .657
13 Villanova 1921 99 1,779 935 .655
14 Gonzaga 1944 68 1305 700 .651
15 St. John's 1908 112 1,900 1,030 .648
16 VCU 1974 46 918 499 .648
17 Notre Dame 1897 115 1,882 1,029 .647
18 Utah 1909 111 1,819 1,004 .644
19 Temple 1895 123 1,926 1,079 .641
20 Purdue 1897 121 1,821 1,020 .641
21 Cincinnati 1902 118 1,815 1,016 .641
22 Arkansas 1924 96 1,688 955 .639
23 Illinois 1906 114 1,788 1,014 .638
24 Indiana 1901 119 1,833 1,053 .635
25 Connecticut 1901 113 1,656 957 .634
26 Murray State 1954 66 1,197 690 .634
27 Weber State 1964 56 1,039 609 .630
28 BYU 1903 117 1,829 1,095 .626
29 Texas 1906 113 1,789 1,086 .622
30 UAB 1980 40 801 487 .622
31 NC State 1913 107 1,737 1,068 .619
32 Marquette 1917 102 1,633 1,007 .619
33 Penn 1897 118 1,785 1,109 .617
34 West Virginia 1904 110 1,771 1,100 .617
35 Princeton 1901 119 1,747 1,090 .616
36 Alabama 1913 106 1,677 1,047 .616
37 Georgetown 1907 111 1,672 1,053 .614
38 Old Dominion 1977 43 828 521 .614
39 Ohio State 1899 120 1,768 1,118 .613
40 Tennessee 1909 110 1,656 1,051 .612
41 Michigan State 1899 120 1,717 1,092 .611
42 Providence 1929 70 1,235 786 .611
43 Oklahoma 1908 112 1,685 1,083 .609
44 Michigan 1918 102 1,616 1,039 .609
45 Creighton 1912 99 1,562 1,020 .605
46 Washington 1896 118 1,797 1,186 .602
47 Maryland 1924 96 1,563 1,035 .602
48 Illinois State 1899 60 929 613 .602
49 Houston 1951 69 1,224 815 .600
50 Chattanooga 1978 42 775 517 .600

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

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