Hope you are right, and I do hope they sneak into the playoffs at 7-4. That being said, I would still consider Bubba on the hot seat next year.
To me, making the playoffs this year solidifies nothing for him. I expect making the playoffs, and in a more convincing fashion next year, and actually winning in the playoffs, or it is time to move on and find someone else.
I don't care to hear anything about us being in a new conference or about the few good things that he has done, I want to see progress with this program and we have yet to see consistent progress. Losses like ISU should not happen. Honestly losses like the one to Weber should not happen (I don't mean losing to the #3 team on the road; I mean if you watched that game you know that we should have won, but found a way to lose) As a coach, you need to be able to manage through though situations. Motivate your team. Etc.
I just don't think Bubba is the guy long term, and he track record has shown it. That being said, I really do hope they can surprise people a bit at the end of the season.