Wake Forest Demon Deacons

ACC rules The Associated Press all-time poll

The Atlantic Coast Conference is the king of The Associated Press all-time Top 100.

Led by blue bloods at the top and backed by years of dominance in college basketball, the ACC had more teams ranked and more No. 1s than any other conference through 68 years of the AP Top 25 poll.

"It was just an incredible conference," former Maryland coach Gary Williams said. "Between Dean Smith and North Carolina and Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, there was no easy way to go if you wanted to be successful. In the meantime, teams like Wake Forest add a Tim Duncan, North Carolina had good teams, Clemson had success and you just had to deal with it."

For the first...