Coaching is a thankless job: long hours, snotty kids, meddlesome boosters, byzantine restrictions.
And for what? A disembodied strand of nylon?
It's the kind of profession only a true basketball junkie could love, which is why I know the fine men on this list won't mind a bit of pointed criticism. It's not like you guys care what we think about you, right? You're not going to be bothered by the contention that you, among a group of 346 peers, have been among the worst college basketball coaches in the country this season.
No way. Not a chance.
Great. Now that my conscience is clear, let's slide ahead.
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