"You don't ever go on the basis of one year," Osborne said. "I have a lot of confidence in him and hope that next year is better. I think he's proven to be a good coach." "To take a northern team and in seven years win the Big 12 championship twice is pretty remarkable," Osborne said. "At one time, the thought was if anybody took a team to the CWS, they had a lifetime job here. "He'd be a hero forever."