BYU basketball: National hype reaches epic proportions for Cougars and Jimmer Fredette

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 26 2011 2:14 a.m. MST

BYU guard Jimmer Fredette, right, sends a shot to the basket as Utah center David Foster, left, attempts the stop during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

Associated Press

The hype for Wednesday's San Diego State vs. BYU basketball is epic. All week stories on radio, television and via the printed word have been hitting readers from all sides. The onslaught continued on Tuesday and for national media outlets who haven't written a lot about Jimmer Fredette, there was no better time to highlight the senior guard.

Here is a list of BYU and San Diego State content heading into the Mountain West Conference game of the year — so far.

The Wall Street Journal calls BYU the 'Duke of the West'.

San Diego press coverage of the game actually sounds a lot like local media.

USA Today highlights Fredette in the showdown.

Sports Illustrated explains how to stop Fredette.

In a sports notebook, Boston.com's blogger Joe Sullivan says he will vote Fredette the player of the year.

See BYU's team page right here.

e-mail: LC@desnews.com

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