Daniel Horton (basketball)
April 21, 1984 |
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|High school||Cedar Hill (Cedar Hill, Texas)|
|2006||Pınar Karşıyaka (Turkey)|
|2007||Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)|
|2007–2008||Albuquerque Thunderbirds (D-League)|
|2012||Bendigo Braves (Australia)|
His brother is Jason Horton, that went to Missouri and has now graduated and is waiting to go play professionally. In 2004 two years after Daniel graduated Jason lead the Cedar Hill Longhorns to the state championship.
Horton played four seasons for University of Michigan (UM), from 2002 to 2006. He was voted to the All-Big Ten First Team by the media. He was voted All-Big Ten Second Team (by coaches). He was the 2004 NIT MVP. He was named 2003 Big Ten Freshman of the Year. He was named to the 2003 All-Big Ten Second Team. Finished 11th on Michigan's all-time scoring list (1,614).
While at Michigan, Horton averaged 14.7 points, 4.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.70 steals. As a senior, Horton earned many of UM's yearly awards including the Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award, the Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award, the Gary Grant Award for Most Assists, the Outstanding Free Throw Shooting Award and the Iron Man Award while averaging 17.6 points, 5.3 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.94 steals while also leading the Wolverines in scoring, assists and steals. Horton finished his career second all-time in school history in steals (187), three-point field goals (233) and three-point fields goals attempted (651) while placing fourth all-time with 484 assists.
One year later, he left for France and signed for the Ligue Nationale de Basketball team Hyères-Toulon Var Basket. In 2012 he signed with the Bendigo Braves in the SEABL (South East Australia Basketball League). In August 2012, Daniel Horton signed a contract to play in Finland with Korihait.
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