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Larry Krystkowiak Hired As Utah Basketball Coach, According To Report

Larry Krystkowiak will be announced as head coach of Utah Utes basketball at 2 pm Sunday, according to The Salt Lake Tribune's Lya Wodraska. The program has been after Krystkowiak for quite a while now, first approaching him about the job in 2007, though he opted to coach the Milwaukee Bucks insted.

A three-time Big Sky Conference MVP for the Montana Grizzlies, Krystkowiak certainly has history in the Rocky Mountain region. He also played a season for the Utah Jazz in the early '90s.

This is his first college head coaching job since 2004-2006, when he coached Montana to two NCAA Tournament bids and a tourney upset of Nevada. Since then he's coached the Bucks for two seasons, taken a season off, and served since 2010 as a New Jersey Nets assistant. In two years at Milwaukee,
Krystkowiak went 31-69.

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