Even for college basketball’s most celebrated coaches, not every team is national championship material. Expectations for any given year have to be modified based on the available talent on the roster.
One fine example of that principle for next season is Butler’s Brad Stevens. No matter how well Stevens manipulates his X’s and O’s, the Bulldogs’ lack of scoring will leave them in for a long year in their Big East debut.
Read on for more on Stevens and the prospects for the rest of the nation’s top 20 coaches (as we ranked them earlier in the offseason) in 2013-14.