RANKED: The 25 Best Men’s College Basketball Teams Of All-Time

25. Loyola-Chicago (29-2), 1962-63

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Back before the country fell in love with Sister Jean and the 2017-18 Cinderella Ramblers, there was George Ireland’s team of trailblazers. Led by All-American Jerry Harkness, Loyola won its first 21 games and defeated two-time defending champion Cincinnati to win the National Championship. These Ramblers were also known for playing more than two black players at the same time, something far from common back in the day.