In recent years there has been an influx of coaching talent in the Big Ten. Tubby Smith, John Beilein, Todd Lickliter, and Tom Crean have all joined the Big Ten over the past two seasons.
Between the Big Ten coaches, there are two NCAA championships and eight final four appearances. Across the Midwest, the debate rages on: Who are the best and worst coaches in the conference? Which coaches are most likely to build up the Big Ten's reputation as a power basketball conference, and which coaches are likely to destroy that reputation with their inability to effectively coach and/or recruit?