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College Basketball's Worst Coaching Tenures since 1984-85

Tony Barbee's rough tenure ended earlier this season
<p> College Basketball's Worst Coaching Tenures since 1984-85</p>

Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team or steps into a program where the university simply does not invest in basketball. In some cases, through recruiting, Xs and Os and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great one.

The guys on this list are not those coaches. Here are the 20 worst coaching tenures in the six major conference since the NCAA Tournament expanded in 1985.

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 7

The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 6 delivered in a big way for college football fans. Games in Evanston and Palo Alto lived up to expectations. Baylor and Oregon continued record-setting paces on offense. Aaron Murray led yet another fourth-quarter, game-deciding drive. Texas and UCLA both got seriously lucky on Thursday night. And the Ol' Ball Coach was in rare form. I can only hope that Week 7 can match last weekend.

The Big 12's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013

Who are the top Heisman Trophy contenders in 2013?
<p> The Big 12's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013</p>

his role as the starting quarterback, but there are no guarantees that he will return to form. TCU can still be a very good team with Trevone Boykin at quarterback, but to be elite, the Horned Frogs need Pachall, the more gifted passer, to take the majority of the snaps in 2013.

2013 Big 12 Team Previews

Ranking the Big 12's College Football Coaching Jobs for 2013

Oklahoma State is a program on the rise and a top-three job in the Big 12.
<p> Ranking the Big 12's College Football Coaching Jobs for 2013</p>

We have ranked every college football program in the country, based on the attractiveness of the position from a coaching perspective. We considered many factors — tradition, facilities, location, money  — but in the end, we simply asked ourselves the following question: Where would we want to coach? Today we focus on the Big 12.

(Note: Current or impending NCAA sanctions were not a factor in these rankings.)