APRIL 10, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina basketball coach Darrin
Horn says he hasn't spoken to any other schools about their
Horn issued a statement Thursday night saying he is not looking
to leave the Gamecocks. Horn says he is proud of what they
accomplished in his first year and is excited about the future.
Horn led South Carolina to a 21-10 record last season, tying
Tennessee at the top of the Southeastern Conference East Division
and just missing a trip to the NCAA tournament.
Several published reports said Horn discussed the job opening at
Xavier with school officials.
Horn has four years left on a contract that pays him about
$800,000 a season. He came to South Carolina from Western Kentucky.
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