|Texas assistant Ken McDonald to become coach at Western Kentucky|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 06 April 2008 05:49|
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 to UCLA.