Larry Krystkowiak Hired as Basketball Coach

After a long search, Utah brings in the former Montana and Milwaukee Bucks head man...

Press Release from the University of Utah:

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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