The hope for Huskies fans would be that he follows the same trajectory as BT did. BT was a young and unproven hire who came from within, and went on to have decades of success.
Still, if that was the intended plan, it could've gone down with a lot less drama. This process created a lot of questions and raised expectations. The end result is a let down.
They still have one face saving move left, which is to start winning. But it really is a win everything scenario now. They didn't leave themselves much room for error.