On jayhawk slant. By far the most dominate regular season team in history. 2nd most wins and most conference titles. I ranked the last 25 KU teams. If my count is right. KU has had 13 #1 seeds in 25 years. 5 #2 seeds . I was born in 87 and the first season I really remember watching was 94-95 season at 8. So it would be fun to rank the KU rosters of 25 years #1. 1997 - Yes it was only a Sweet 16 but the overall talent was undeniable. Pierce, LaFrentz, Pollard, Vaughn and so on. This team had it all. #2. 2008 - KU has had more talented teams overall, well maybe better top 2-3 players. But 1-8 no team was better, Rush, Arthur, Chalmers, Collins, Kaun, Robinson, and Aldrich were all 5 star players according to rivals. The only team to win an all #1 seed final four. #3. 2002 - 3 words Hinrich, Collison and Gooden. Man this team could score. Unfortunately, the defense just ran into just as good of an offense in Maryland in the final four. #4. 1998 - Rhode Island, I don't want to talk about it lol. Pierce and Lafrentz are their peaks. Billy thomas was so good too. #5. 2017 - Frank Mason, Dtae, Josh Jackson, Svi. If Dok hadn't gotten hurt man what could have been. Ran into a defensive buzz saw in Oregon and Josh got 2 early fouls. #6. 2003 - So many teams on this list are going to have a what could have been mention do to an injury. What if KU had Wayne Simien in the final four. #7. 2010 - This team was heavily favored to meet UK in the title game. It didn't work out for either team. Collins and Aldrich were pre season all americans. Sophmore's Taylor and the Morris twins were expected to take a big step forward, and got consensus top 10 recruit in Xavier Henry. They went undefeated in the non con and won the Big12 with a 16-2 record and only 2 losses headed into the tourney to be upset by UNI. This is were it gets tricky, the rest of the list is very difficult. I actually started at 25 and worked my way up from here #8. 2020 - Most controversial pick. But KU has dominated. Best defense in the country. 2 all american candidates in Dok and Dotson. Lost to Duke by 2 after 28 turnovers and 1 point loss to Nova. Only time KU has looked weak is 1 game against Baylor. #9. 2007 - Same team from 08 but younger and with Julian Wright #10. 2012 - The year of comebacks, defense and overachieving. The announcers said all year this was the least talented KU team under Self. and they were down 5 with 3 minutes to play in a title game against AD and UK. Eleven through eighteen were the most difficult to rank . #11. 1996 - 29 win team with 5 players in double figures , no one had reach superstar yet but they had Lafrentz, Pollard, Pierce , Haase and Vaughn. Lafrentz led with 13.4 PPG. #12 - 2016 - I love this team, no absolute stars but Perry had a wonderful senior season with 17 PPG and 6 PG, with frank, dtae and Selden all coming into their own. They were a hair away from the final four. #13. 2011 I went back and forth so much on 2011 and 2012. I think 2013 had a dominate defense, but man could 2011 score. Head to head I think 2011 would have beaten 2013 best of 5. The Morris twins and Taylor were the difference. Overall I think they may have been overrated but they were primed to win the title in a down year in college ball. #14. - 2013 - Absolute juggernaut defense led by Jeff withey and Travis Releford. Would like to see which KU fans think that combo is better than Dok and Garrett. And throw in The most legit 1 and done to that point under self in Mclemore, the hype was real. 2nd best team that year behind Louisville. KU flat choked up 8 with 2 minutes to go against Michigan. #15. 1995 - Pollard, Lafrentz and Ostertag with the best group of bigs KU has had. #16. 2018 - Controversy alert - I loved this team but I think it overachieved a bit. Newman was really up and down. Svi had on games and off games. This team relied heavily on Dtae . But they made the final four and gave us the 14th straight B12 title. #17. 2001 - I think this team underachieved. Yes Gooden Hinrich and Collison were all Sophmores. But they also had a Junior Boshee and Chenowith as a Senior. #18. 2014 - Yes we had Wiggins and Embiid. But this team lost 10 games and relied heavily on freshmen. #19. 2015 - Almost changed them and 2009. I will never forget losing to UK by 30. Frank was so young, Selden had a sophmore slump and it took oubre a while to get going. And alexander couldn't play a big chunk of games. Still pulled out a 2 seed before losing to the shockers. #20. 2009 - I went back forth on this team and 2015... This team relied completely on Collins and Aldrich. The twins and Taylor played with so much heart but made so many mistakes. The won the big 12 in a down year and almost made the elite eight. All heart team. #21. 2005 - Bucknell. 1 word and 1 word only . This one pains me. I took this loss harder than any other. This was a 3 player team . Simien, Langford and Miles. the 4 best player Giddens was a team cancer who never lived up to his hype. The 5th best was a walkon. So disappointing. #22. 2006 - Chalmers, Rush and Wright were all freshman. Team had heart but weren't ready yet. #23. 1999 - Chonowith, Gregory and Robertson were the top 3 players. No offense but enough said. #24. 2000 - Lowest seed on this list. KU was an 8 seed. Gooden and Collison were freshmen and Kenny Gregory led the team in points. #25. 2019 This one is controversial. Had Udoka not been hurt and Vick not left the team this would have been different. Charlie Moore and KJ lawson were disappointments. Dotson had a steady year and Dedric was the best player.