March Madness 2011 Power Rankings: The Head Coaches of the Elite Eight

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March Madness 2011 Power Rankings: The Head Coaches of the Elite Eight
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In the NCAA tournament, it all comes down to coaching. With the field down to just eight teams, all of these coaches are what we call "elite."

Players can make huge impacts, but it's the coaches that put them there. These tournament games are huge chess matches for coaches, and the best team will always come out on top.

There are tons of factors that go into being a good head coach.

How does he coach the game? How many players does he use in the rotation? Is he a "player's coach" or just hard-nosed?

How well does he recruit? Do his players graduate? How many games does his team win every year? Finally, how do his teams perform in the Big Dance?

All of those attributes come into making a great head coach.

So who is the best coach of the eight remaining? Which coach has boosted his stock while others have done what expected?

Here are your rankings for the Elite Eight coaches.

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