In the wake of realignment, there was some concern as to how the Big 12 would emerge as a basketball league.
The conference lost Missouri and Texas A&M, two programs with recent histories of success, but the Big 12 figures to still get six teams in the NCAA Tournament come March. That is also in a year where Texas and West Virginia, two programs with Final Four appearances in the last decade, are having their worst seasons in a few years.
The reason the league remains on solid footing is a deep crop of quality coaches.
It’s clear who sits atop the Big 12 coaching hierarchy, but after that, it gets a little muddled. Here is a power ranking of the Big 12 basketball coaches.