Discussion

Counting down the most prestigious programs since 1984-85

Originally Published: July 25, 2008
By Harold Shelton, Nick Loucks and Chris Fallica | ESPN Research

And then there were 10.

All week, we've outlined our criteria for the Prestige Rankings, a numerical method of ranking the best Division I men's college basketball programs since the 1984-85 season. The 1984-85 season was when the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams, making it the first time a national champion had to win six tournament games to cut down the nets. It was also the start of the fairest inclusion in the NCAA tournament: Before that season, even the best conferences ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL HEADLINES