Josh Watkins http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Josh Watkins en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:06:16 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Cougars win war vs. Utes despite gridiron meltdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765581889/Cougars-win-war-vs-Utes-despite-gridiron-meltdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765581889/Cougars-win-war-vs-Utes-despite-gridiron-meltdown.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574159/Utah-basketball-Jiggy-Watkins-finishes-goal-not-in-basketball-but-in-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574159/Utah-basketball-Jiggy-Watkins-finishes-goal-not-in-basketball-but-in-life.html 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. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765573696/Former-Ute-NFL-player-Quinton-Ganther-earns-degree-from-the-U.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765573696/Former-Ute-NFL-player-Quinton-Ganther-earns-degree-from-the-U.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555360/Ex-Ute-basketball-coach-Jim-Boylen-still-wonders-what-could-have-been.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555360/Ex-Ute-basketball-coach-Jim-Boylen-still-wonders-what-could-have-been.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221593/Utah-Utes-basketball-Kareem-Storey-turns-in-a-complete-game-for-Runnin-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221593/Utah-Utes-basketball-Kareem-Storey-turns-in-a-complete-game-for-Runnin-Utes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218491/Utah-Utes-basketball-Kareem-Storey-making-strides.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218491/Utah-Utes-basketball-Kareem-Storey-making-strides.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397825/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-sink-Sun-Devils-with-ease-64-43.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397825/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-sink-Sun-Devils-with-ease-64-43.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217340/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-look-to-right-ship-vs-Sun-Devils-Saturday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217340/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-look-to-right-ship-vs-Sun-Devils-Saturday.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217119/Ute-basketball-will-rise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217119/Ute-basketball-will-rise.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397701/Utah-basketball-Second-half-run-propels-Arizona-past-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397701/Utah-basketball-Second-half-run-propels-Arizona-past-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397696/Utes-trail-Arizona-by-5-at-halftime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397696/Utes-trail-Arizona-by-5-at-halftime.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217076/Coach-Larry-Krystkowiak-keeping-rules-for-future-success.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217076/Coach-Larry-Krystkowiak-keeping-rules-for-future-success.html "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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216662/Its-coachs-Utes-now-2-whatevers-left-of-em.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216662/Its-coachs-Utes-now-2-whatevers-left-of-em.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216565/Utah-Utes-basketball-Josh-Watkins-dismissed-from-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216565/Utah-Utes-basketball-Josh-Watkins-dismissed-from-team.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397414/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-cant-piggyback-on-Smiths-Bay-Area-magic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397414/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-cant-piggyback-on-Smiths-Bay-Area-magic.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397402/Cold-Utes-trail-Cal-at-halftime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397402/Cold-Utes-trail-Cal-at-halftime.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215274/Utah-basketball-Utes-now-hope-to-compete-to-win-vs-Cal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215274/Utah-basketball-Utes-now-hope-to-compete-to-win-vs-Cal.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215022/Utah-Utes-basketball-Dry-spells-doom-Us-upset-bid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215022/Utah-Utes-basketball-Dry-spells-doom-Us-upset-bid.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397301/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-fall-just-short-against-Stanford-68-65.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397301/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-fall-just-short-against-Stanford-68-65.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214479/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-take-to-the-road-for-tough-Pac-12-pair.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214479/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-take-to-the-road-for-tough-Pac-12-pair.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214196/Utah-Utes-basketball-notebook-Road-trip-features-familiar-faces-for-Larry-Krystkowiak.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214196/Utah-Utes-basketball-notebook-Road-trip-features-familiar-faces-for-Larry-Krystkowiak.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213597/One-week-made-big-difference-for-Utes-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213597/One-week-made-big-difference-for-Utes-Jazz.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397024/Gameday-grades-Utah-Washington.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397024/Gameday-grades-Utah-Washington.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212842/Utah-Utes-basketball-Josh-Watkins-unleashes-new-moves-in-Us-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212842/Utah-Utes-basketball-Josh-Watkins-unleashes-new-moves-in-Us-win.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396882/Utes-lead-Washington-State-Cougars-at-halftime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396882/Utes-lead-Washington-State-Cougars-at-halftime.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212416/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-hoping-to-bounce-back-in-Pac-12-home-opener.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212416/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-hoping-to-bounce-back-in-Pac-12-home-opener.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212101/Utes-logo-to-remain-as-is-for-time-being.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212101/Utes-logo-to-remain-as-is-for-time-being.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211656/Utah-Utes-basketball-Hope-of-a-fresh-start-turns-to-embarrassing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211656/Utah-Utes-basketball-Hope-of-a-fresh-start-turns-to-embarrassing.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209488/Utah-Utes-Weber-State-basketball-Wildcats-send-Utes-home-in-style.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209488/Utah-Utes-Weber-State-basketball-Wildcats-send-Utes-home-in-style.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396305/Utah-Utes-basketball-Good-start-doesnt-lead-to-win-for-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396305/Utah-Utes-basketball-Good-start-doesnt-lead-to-win-for-Utes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208849/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-able-to-look-back-and-laugh-at-tough-times.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208849/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-able-to-look-back-and-laugh-at-tough-times.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208518/Utah-basketball-Utes-start-fast-top-University-of-Portland-Pilots-for-2nd-consecutive-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208518/Utah-basketball-Utes-start-fast-top-University-of-Portland-Pilots-for-2nd-consecutive-win.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396087/Utes-mens-basketball-wins-second-straight-beats-University-of-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396087/Utes-mens-basketball-wins-second-straight-beats-University-of-Portland.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396085/Utes-mens-basketball-leads-the-University-of-Portland-at-half-39-27.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396085/Utes-mens-basketball-leads-the-University-of-Portland-at-half-39-27.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395995/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-snap-eight-game-skid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395995/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-snap-eight-game-skid.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207472/Utah-basketball-Utes-hoping-to-snap-their-8-game-tailspin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207472/Utah-basketball-Utes-hoping-to-snap-their-8-game-tailspin.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207156/Utah-notebook-Cold-shooting-continues-to-be-a-sore-spot-for-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207156/Utah-notebook-Cold-shooting-continues-to-be-a-sore-spot-for-Utes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205976/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-show-some-life-in-loss-to-Cougars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205976/Utah-Utes-basketball-Utes-show-some-life-in-loss-to-Cougars.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205974/BYUs-win-was-ugly-glamorless.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205974/BYUs-win-was-ugly-glamorless.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205971/Seniors-lead-BYU-over-Utes-to-secure-61-42-win-at-the-Huntsman-Center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205971/Seniors-lead-BYU-over-Utes-to-secure-61-42-win-at-the-Huntsman-Center.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395641/BYU-Utah-Utes-report-card-Sloppy-play-for-Cougs-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395641/BYU-Utah-Utes-report-card-Sloppy-play-for-Cougs-Utes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205908/BYU-Utah-Utes-basketball-Cougars-down-Utes-in-ugly-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205908/BYU-Utah-Utes-basketball-Cougars-down-Utes-in-ugly-game.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205789/UtahBYU-basketball-Utes-deny-role-of-David-against-Goliath.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205789/UtahBYU-basketball-Utes-deny-role-of-David-against-Goliath.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205341/Utah-Utes-basketball-Larry-Krystkowiak-reinstates-Josh-Watkins-will-play-against-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205341/Utah-Utes-basketball-Larry-Krystkowiak-reinstates-Josh-Watkins-will-play-against-BYU.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204199/Utah-Utes-basketball-Watkins-suspended-indefinitely.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204199/Utah-Utes-basketball-Watkins-suspended-indefinitely.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203780/5-questions-Utah-guard-Josh-Watkins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203780/5-questions-Utah-guard-Josh-Watkins.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395288/Fresno-State-sends-Utes-to-sixth-straight-loss.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395288/Fresno-State-sends-Utes-to-sixth-straight-loss.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203622/Utah-Utes-basketball-U-must-win-to-avoid-worst-start-ever.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203622/Utah-Utes-basketball-U-must-win-to-avoid-worst-start-ever.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202967/Utah-Utes-basketball-notebook-Utes-believe-they-can-get-on-a-winning-track.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202967/Utah-Utes-basketball-notebook-Utes-believe-they-can-get-on-a-winning-track.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201692/Utes-beaten-by-UNC-Asheville-go-0-3-at-Battle-4-Atlantis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201692/Utes-beaten-by-UNC-Asheville-go-0-3-at-Battle-4-Atlantis.html 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