Right. Thad Matta took a program that had been to final fours, won Big Ten Championships and he... took them to one final four and won a few Big Ten championships. Oh, and he lost to Siena. But he won the NIT!
I'll give you that he revitalized recruiting, but... look what that has gotten us. An 0-fer on March Madness appearances. And that's not changing any time soon.