The best women's basketball coaches in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

Photo by David Butler II | USA Today Sports.

Before looking more deeply at the individual brackets, we take a look at the top coaches in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

So who will win the National Championship and which is the toughest region?

First, let's take a look at the overall top 16 coaches in the Tournament in order:

1. Geno Auriemma, Connecticut Huskies - 7 National Championships say it all.

2. Kim Mulkey, Baylor Lady Bears - She should get a 3rd this year.

3. Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame Fighting Irish - Has won a National Championship and is going for a third straight Final Four this season.

4. Tara VanDerveer, Stanford Cardinal - Has 2 National Championships and is a great tactician.

5. Gary Blair, Texas A&M Aggies - He has won it all.

6. Brenda Frese, Maryland Terrapins - Turned around Maryland and won a National Championship.

7. Brian Giorgis, Marist Red Foxes - Has a .775 winning percentage.

8. Kim Barnes Arico, Michigan Wolverines - Turned around St. John's and is now turning around Michigan.

9. Kevin Borseth, Green Bay Phoenix - Has done it again in his second tour of duty at Green Bay.

10. Matthew Mitchell, Kentucky Wildcats - Has it really going in Lexington.

11. Lindsay Gottlieb, California Golden Bears - Has them challenging Stanford in her second season.

12. Kelly Graves, Gonzaga Bulldogs - Might get them to the Sweet Sixteen again.

13. Doug Bruno, DePaul Blue Demons - Good enough that Geno made him an Olympic assistant.

14. Nikki Caldwell, LSU Lady Tigers - Turned around UCLA and now LSU.

15. Courtney Banghart, Princeton Tigers - Won 33 straight Ivy games.

16. Mike Carey, West Virginia Mountaineers - Over 500 wins.

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