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Krystkowiak lifts Josh Watkins' suspension after one game

Published December 8, 2011 3:14 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The Utes announced Thursday that Josh "Jiggy" Watkins rejoined the team after serving a one game suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team." The Tribune reported Monday that Watkins' late arrival to Monday's practice was the final straw after a string of issues, including falling asleep in class. Krystkowiak labled the suspension of his leading scorer "indefinite" but it lasted three days, including Wednesday night's 81-50 loss to Cal State-Fullerton at the Huntsman Center. Watkins leads the Utes with 17.7 points per game, but nearly as many turnovers (4.6) as turnovers (4.9).The Utes are 1-7 and host rival BYU Saturday at the Huntsman Center.

— Bill Oram