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  Josh Watkins
Josh Watkins

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New York, N.Y.

Last College:
Howard College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 211

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

01/14/2012

California 81, Utah 45 - Postgame Notes

01/14/2012

Utes Drop to Golden Bears, 81-45

Josh Watkins led Utah with 15 points.

01/12/2012

Stanford 68, Utah 65 - Postgame Notes

01/12/2012

Utes fall to Stanford, 68-65

Chris Hines scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Utes (4-12, 1-3), Josh Watkins added 14 points.

01/07/2012

Runnin' Utes Drop 57-53 Decision to Washington

Watkins pours in game-high 18 points.

01/14/2012

Utah vs. Cal (AP - 1/14/12)

Utah vs. Cal (AP - 1/14/12)

01/05/2012

Utah vs. Washington State - AP Photo Gallery

Utah vs. Washington State - AP Photo Gallery

12/07/2011

Cal State Fullerton at Utah - Dec. 7, 2011

Cal State Fullerton at Utah - Dec. 7, 2011

11/16/2011

Utah at Boise State - Nov. 16, 2011

Utah at Boise State - Nov. 16, 2011

Junior (2010-11)
Earned Honorable Mention All-MWC ... finished second on the team in scoring at 14.5 points per game ... led the Utes in assists with 3.5 per game and chipped in 2.5 rebounds as well ... was the most fouled Ute, leading the team with 172 free throw attemtps (120-172) ... shot 42% from the field for the year (155-369) ... appeared in all 31 games, making 30 starts ... ranked among the top 10 players in the MWC in scoring and assists ... scored double digits in 24 of 31 games, going over 20 points five times ... logged a career-high 24 points against No. 6 San Diego State ... posted a career-best nine assists on the road at Colorado State, coming one helper shy of his first double-double after also racking up 22 points ... led the team in scoring nine times.

Prior to Utah:
Led Howard to the 2010 NJCAA Div. I National Championship and was named MVP of the tournament ... named a first-team All-Region V and first-team All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference selection in 2009-10 ... started all 34 games, averaging 16 points per contest to rank second on the team ... led the Hawks with 5.0 assists per game ... thought by many pundits to be one of the top five junior college prospects from the 2009-10 class ... excelled in the WJCAC, considered one of the top junior college athletic conferences in the country, producing three of the last four NJCAA national champions.

High School
Averaged 25.6 points, 6.0 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game his senior year at Wadleigh High School ... named All-League and All-City ... voted Manhattan Player of the Year ... earned MVP honors at several high school tournaments ... led Wadleigh to the quarterfinals of the state tournament ...

Personal
Josh Watkins is the son of Lisa Watkins ... born July 7, 1989 ... was raised by his mother and grandmother ... has two brothers, Nathaniel Watkins and Charles Brown ... also has a son, Bryce Long ... began playing basketball at age 4 and accumulated more than 300 trophies by age 10 ... also won the Jackie Joyner Athlete of the Year award at age 10 ... majoring in Sociology.

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