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Larry Krystkowiak to be Introduced as Utah Men's Basketball Coach on Monday

Larry Krystkowiak will be the 15th head coach in Utah men's basketball history.

Larry Krystkowiak will be the 15th head coach in Utah men's basketball history.

April 3, 2011

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SALT LAKE CITY -- A press conference introducing Larry Krystkowiak as the new men's basketball coach at the University of Utah will held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Krystkowiak (pronounced kris-KOH-vee-ak), who has head coaching experience in the NCAA, CBA and NBA, leaves a position as an assistant coach with the New Jersey Nets to become the 15th head coach in Utah men's basketball history.

Krystkowiak led Montana to a 42-20 record and two NCAA appearances as the Grizzlies' head coach from 2004-06 before joining the NBA coaching ranks. Hired as an assistant coach by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2006-07, "Krysko" was elevated to head coach with 17 games remaining in the season. He was retained as the Bucks' head coach in 2007-08. Among the players he coached was former Ute All-American Andrew Bogut. Krystkowiak's other head coaching experience was in the CBA as the head coach of the Idaho Stampede in 2003-04.

 

 

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