College basketball coaches across the country can always feel the pressure. Even the title winners and seemingly "untouchable" leaders are aware of it.
Teams are entering the most meaningful portion of conference play, and it's the part of the season when many programs take a seat on the seesaw. Consistent on-court execution at this point can spark a strong stretch drive that leads into March Madness, while a series of stumbles can leave coaches searching for answers...and potentially a new job.
As the calender rolls into February, it's an opportune time to examine which coaches are beginning to face substantial scrutiny. Some members of this list entered the season on shaky terms. Others are feeling the heat for the first time.
Although there's still a window for each team to turn things around in 2013, these coaches are currently coping with unstable situations. As desperation sets in on the sideline, let's take a look at those who appear to be entering vulnerable territory.