Fredette is the only returning player of the year finalist from last season..
The other finalists are Jordan Hamilton (Texas), JaJuan Johnson (Purdue), Terrence Jones (Kentucky), Marcus Morris (Kansas), Kyle Singler (Duke), Nolan Smith (Duke), Jared Sullinger (Ohio State), Kemba Walker (Connecticut) and Derrick Williams (Arizona).
The presentation of this year's award will take place on April 1 at the USBWA's annual awards breakfast at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston in conjunction with the NCAA Final Four.
ANOTHER PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR: Fredette also earned the Mountain West Conference's player of the week award for the eighth time this season and for the 15th time in his career.
This week, Fredette shared the honors with UNLV's Tre'Von Willis. Fredette averaged 29.5 points, 5.5 assists, four assists and two steals in leading BYU to wins over Colorado State and San Diego State.
Willis averaged 20 points, 3.5 assists, three rebounds and two steals as the Runnin' Rebels beat New Mexico and Wyoming.
Cougars on the air
New Mexico (18-11, 6-8) at No. 3 BYU (27-2, 13-1)
Wednesday, 8 p.m.
TV: The Mtn.
Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM
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