Josh Watkins Josh Watkins en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:52:45 MDT Newspapers Cougars win war vs. Utes despite gridiron meltdown For the fourth time in five years, BYU won the Deseret First Duel — a full year-long competition between the University... Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:18:38 MDT Utah basketball: 'Jiggy' Watkins finishes goal, not in basketball, but in life Despite being dismissed from the team in January for violating unspecified rules, Josh "Jiggy" Watkins participated in... Sun, 06 May 2012 21:52:36 MDT Former Ute, NFL player Quinton Ganther earns degree from the U. Former Utah running back Quinton Ganther was all smiles as he headed toward the Huntsman Center Friday morning. He had... Fri, 04 May 2012 16:35:04 MDT Ex-Ute basketball coach Jim Boylen still wonders what could have been If things had gone according to plan, the Utah basketball team would be competing favorably in the Pac-12 right now under... Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:12:19 MST Utah Utes basketball: Kareem Storey turns in a complete game for Runnin' Utes Since taking over at point guard for the Utah basketball team, Kareem Storey has played well at times even if his coach... Thu, 02 Feb 2012 22:23:33 MST Utah Utes basketball: Kareem Storey making strides Kareem Storey is a work in progress. The true freshman from Baltimore is showing a significant statistical improvement,... Tue, 24 Jan 2012 13:28:56 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes sink Sun Devils with ease, 64-43 While snow was piling up outside the Huntsman Center, the Utah Utes were busy burying Arizona State inside the arena. The... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 18:51:23 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes look to right ship vs. Sun Devils Saturday The post-Jiggy era got off to a rough start for the University of Utah. Arizona handed the Utes a 77-51 setback Thursday in... Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:48:32 MST Readers' forum: Ute basketball will rise I rarely read the sports page but was interested in the Ute coach's dismissal of Josh Watkins. As a long-time Crimson Club... Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST Utah basketball: Second-half run propels Arizona past Utah A 13-0 run by Arizona early in the second half was too much for the Utah basketball team, which lost to the Wildcats 77-51... Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:36:22 MST Utes trail Arizona by 5 at halftime Playing their first game since leading scorer Josh Watkins was dismissed from the team, the Utah basketball team trails... Thu, 19 Jan 2012 19:30:20 MST View from the Booth: Coach Larry Krystkowiak keeping rules for future success "You are remembered for the rules you break" Thu, 19 Jan 2012 17:48:06 MST It's coach's Utes now — whatever's left of 'em Looks like Larry Krystkowiak's spring cleaning is already finished. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:23:45 MST Utah Utes basketball: Josh Watkins dismissed from team Josh "Jiggy" Watkins has been dismissed from the University of Utah basketball team for violating unspecified team rules came... Wed, 18 Jan 2012 10:28:55 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes can't piggyback on Smith's Bay Area magic After playing three close games, the Utah basketball team was back to its old ways Saturday night losing to Cal 81-45 at the... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 22:30:43 MST Cold Utes trail Cal at halftime Cold-shooting Utah trails Cal 32-15 at halftime Saturday night. Sat, 14 Jan 2012 21:32:27 MST Utah basketball: Utes now hope to compete to win vs. Cal Suddenly the Utah basketball team is going into road games believing it might win, rather than just hoping to keep within 25... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 18:32:12 MST Utah Utes basketball: Dry spells doom U.'s upset bid The Utah basketball team has lived and died by its shooting all season. When the Utes are shooting well, they can compete... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 23:55:26 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes fall just short against Stanford, 68-65 The Utah basketball team gave Stanford all it could handle, before falling in the final seconds 68-65 Thursday night at... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 22:19:01 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes take to the road for tough Pac-12 pair The Utah and Stanford basketball teams share a pretty good history, going back to the first meeting between the two schools... Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:52:49 MST Utah Utes basketball notebook: Road trip features familiar faces for Larry Krystkowiak If it wasn't for a couple of basketball games, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak might be spending some time catching up with some... Tue, 10 Jan 2012 18:57:53 MST Mike Sorensen: One week made big difference for Utes, Jazz Catching up on the sports world, the basketball world at least, a week into the new year . . . Sun, 08 Jan 2012 23:10:16 MST Gameday grades: Utah-Washington Gameday grades for the University of Utah's 57-53 loss to Washington Saturday. Sun, 08 Jan 2012 22:25:10 MST Utah Utes basketball: Josh Watkins unleashes new moves in U.'s win Coming off a dreadful 1-for-12 performance at Colorado last Saturday when it seemed like every shot he tried was blocked... Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:04:54 MST Utes lead Washington State Cougars at halftime Coming off the 40-point shellacking at Colorado five days earlier, the Utah basketball team looks like a different team in... Thu, 05 Jan 2012 20:12:40 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes hoping to bounce back in Pac-12 home opener The Utah Utes can only hope that the object in their rearview mirror isn't as close as it may appear. Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:09:27 MST Utes' logo to remain as is for time being So much for a media report that the University of Utah athletics department was dropping its drum (or circle) and feather logo. Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:41:27 MST Utah Utes basketball: Hope of a fresh start turns to 'embarrassing' Saturday's Pac-12 opening game was supposed to be a fresh start for the Utah basketball team. Oops. Sat, 31 Dec 2011 23:31:13 MST Utah Utes, Weber State basketball: Wildcats send Utes home in style The Utah men's basketball team has yet to schedule any future games with Weber State. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 23:25:19 MST Utah Utes basketball: Good start doesn't lead to win for Utes From the University of Utah's perspective, perhaps it's a good thing the Utes haven't signed any contracts to play Weber... Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:19:21 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes able to look back and laugh at tough times Although it's been a tough season for the Utah basketball team, at least the coaches are keeping a sense of humor. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 23:13:30 MST Utah basketball: Utes start fast, top University of Portland Pilots for 2nd consecutive win After losing eight straight games and looking like they might not win another game all year, the Utah basketball has suddenly... Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:10:22 MST Utes men's basketball wins second straight, beats University of Portland After losing eight straight games, the Utah basketball team won its second straight game with a 72-67 victory over the... Mon, 19 Dec 2011 21:22:20 MST Utes men's basketball leads the University of Portland at half, 39-27 Coming off its victory over Idaho State Friday night, the Utah basketball team picked up right where it left off and raced to... Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:06:37 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes snap eight-game skid Eight was enough for the Utah Utes. They ended an eight-game losing skid with a 71-59 victory over Idaho State. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:38:49 MST Utah basketball: Utes hoping to snap their 8-game tailspin Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak isn't looking at tonight's home game against Idaho State as a "must win." After losing eight... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:11:33 MST Utah notebook: Cold shooting continues to be a sore spot for Utes The Utah basketball team has had myriad issues this year, from too many turnovers to poor shooting to poor defense to lack of... Wed, 14 Dec 2011 21:26:44 MST Utah Utes basketball: Utes show some life in loss to Cougars Utah showed something in Saturday's 61-42 loss to BYU in the Huntsman Center. The Utes displayed proficiency in an area that... Sat, 10 Dec 2011 22:56:14 MST Dick Harmon: BYU's win was ugly, glamorless Pretty plays in Saturday's matinee edition of BYU-Utah were well hidden in the Huntsman Center. Sat, 10 Dec 2011 19:36:59 MST Seniors lead BYU over Utes to secure 61-42 win at the Huntsman Center Following an ugly first-half that featured horrific shooting by both BYU and Utah, the Cougars turned to their senior leaders... Sat, 10 Dec 2011 17:03:34 MST BYU, Utah Utes report card: Sloppy play for Cougs, Utes Grades are in for both sides in what was an ugly 61-42 BYU victory. Sat, 10 Dec 2011 14:12:36 MST BYU, Utah Utes basketball: Cougars down Utes in ugly game BYU and Utah met for the 252nd time Saturday afternoon, and it may have been the ugliest game of the history of the rivalry. Sat, 10 Dec 2011 14:03:13 MST Utah/BYU basketball: Utes deny role of 'David' against 'Goliath' Saturday's Utah-BYU game at the Huntsman Center has the look and feel of a classic "David and Goliath" matchup. The... Fri, 09 Dec 2011 19:47:34 MST Utah Utes basketball: Larry Krystkowiak reinstates Josh Watkins, will play against BYU Utah guard Josh "Jiggy" Watkins, who was suspended by head coach Larry Krystkowiak on Monday for "conduct detrimental to the... Thu, 08 Dec 2011 14:59:40 MST Utah Utes basketball: Watkins suspended indefinitely Utah guard Josh "Jiggy" Watkins, who leads the Utes with 17.7 points and 4.8 assists per game, has been benched by first-year... Mon, 05 Dec 2011 13:20:28 MST 5 questions: Utah guard Josh Watkins Q: You grew up in New York City, played JC ball in Texas and are playing in Utah now. Are you happy with your decision to... Sat, 03 Dec 2011 18:26:05 MST Fresno State sends Utes to sixth straight loss Fresno State defeated Utah in men's basketball Saturday afternoon. Sat, 03 Dec 2011 16:22:02 MST Utah Utes basketball: U. must win to avoid worst start ever The Utah basketball team will be trying to break a five-game losing streak when it takes on Fresno State Saturday at 2 p.m.... Fri, 02 Dec 2011 20:25:23 MST Utah Utes basketball notebook: Utes believe they can get on a winning track SIt's been a rough start so far for the Utah basketball team, which is off to its worst start ever, at least tying the worst... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 21:32:18 MST Utes beaten by UNC Asheville, go 0-3 at Battle 4 Atlantis It was another rough night in paradise for the University of Utah basketball team as UNC Asheville broke open a close game... Sat, 26 Nov 2011 22:56:27 MST