If you don't believe it, just compare him to "Coach X":
Larry: 18 seasons, 331-214 (.607), 3 NCAA's, 2 NIT's
"Coach X": 14 seasons, 276-175 (.611), 4 NCAA's, 6 NIT's
"Coach X" has a better winning percentage and more NCAA and more NIT appearances in fewer seasons than Larry. And "Coach X" sucks. So what does that say about Larry?
Eustachy was also the victim of a slow news cycle. His story came out in early April when there was absolutely nothing else going on in the sports world at the time. It was all that sports talk radio,etc. had to talk about at the time. If his story would have come out in the middle of college football season and the NFL it really wouldn't have been that big of story nationally in my opinion. I think Eustachy pretty much gave the university no other option but to fire him. He didn't admit his problem or seek treatment until the decision had already been made to fire him. I think if he would have been forthcoming to BVD and the university president and said he would have been willing to take a year leave of absence to get sober the outcome might have been different.
I really think it has nothing to do with winning or losing... It's the pictures... Think about all the major scandles that have gone on over the last few years. The ones with pictures or video always end up worse. Why? Because you have that image ingrained in your head, you can go back and see it... You can look at a picture of Pitirno and Sypher but unless you see a pic of them in the act, you have a hard time visualizing it.