BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Texas assistant coach Ken McDonald
will take over as head coach at Western Kentucky.
McDonald replaces Darrin Horn, who left last week to become the
head coach at South Carolina.
Athletic director Wood Selig confirmed the hire. McDonald will
be formally introduced at a news conference Sunday afternoon.
McDonald spent the last four years at Texas under Rick Barnes.
He previously worked as an assistant at Western Kentucky under
Dennis Felton from 1998-2003, helping the Hilltoppers reach the
NCAA tournament during his final three seasons with the program.
The Hilltoppers went 29-7 this season, winning the Sun Belt
Conference tournament and advancing to the regional semifinals of
the NCAA tournament for the first time in 15 years before falling
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