As the realignment reality in college athletics rages on, most fans have focused on what it means to their preferred conference in the sport of football. What about basketball? Several big time college basketball conferences will take a big time hit as a result of realignment, including the Big East.

Some conferences will improve, while others will suffer. Forecasting the future conference pecking order in conference basketball isn't an easy task.

Luckily for us, college basketball insider Luke Winn of has devised a formula for breaking down all the changes that will shape the future of college hoops. Click here to check it out, as well as his prediction for the strongest conferences a few years down the road.