Source: Smart adds Darrin Horn to staff

Shaka Smart hired former head coach Darrin Horn to his staff on Monday.

Former South Carolina and Western Kentucky head coach Darrin Horn has accepted an assistant coaching position on Shaka Smart's staff at Texas, a source told Scout on Monday.

Smart was hired away from VCU on Thursday. Horn joins a staff at Texas that also includes Mike Morrell, who came from VCU with Smart.

In nine years as a head coach, Horn held a record of 171-112. His best season was in 2007-08 when he led Western Kentucky to the Sweet 16. Horn has spent the past two years working for ESPN as a college basketball analyst.

Prior to becoming a head coach, Horn was an assistant at Marquette under Tom Crean, as well as Morehead State and Western Kentucky, where he played.

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