Coaches are often gauged on two things—success in March and recruiting ability. Usually, when both are combined, it leads to great success and long term program stability.
Coaches like John Calipari, Roy Williams and Mike Krzyzewski are great examples of this. All three guys bring in top ranked talent year in and year out, ensuring their teams stay on top of the college basketball world.
Having a good coach can dramatically change the direction of a program, just look at what Sean Miller has done in his two years at Arizona.
Read on for the top 12 coaches who you know will get the job done when it comes to recruits and the future of their programs.