With Jazz star Deron Williams watching on the front row at the sold-out Marriott Center, Fredette had scored only eight points with less than 10 minutes remaining in the contest. Then Fredette exploded for 12 consecutive points to break a 48-48 tie and put the Cougars up, 60-48.
Fredette finished with a game-high 23 points while junior Charles Abouo poured in 22 points, including 17 in the first-half.
Utah's Will Clyburn scored 16 and Chris Kupets chipped in 14 off the bench.
Read the full game recap by Jeff Call here.
Follow all of today's action from the Marriott Center with writer Mike Sorensen's live game blog.
Cougars and Utes on the air
Utah (10-14, 3-7 MWC) at No. 7 BYU (23-2, 9-1)
Saturday, 4 p.m., Marriott Center
TV: The mtn.
Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM, 700 AM
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