BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette is SI.com's national player of the year


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  • Two Cents Springville, Utah
    March 10, 2011 11:51 a.m.

    Love the accolades for an amazing player and good person. Let's hope BYU's two tourney appearances help further validate all the attention.

    Go Cougs!

  • Cali Coug Visalia, CA
    March 10, 2011 10:09 a.m.

    SI wishing us all a Jimmer day. Eat'em up Cougs!

  • DDurrant provo, ut
    March 10, 2011 9:33 a.m.

    JIMMER !!! Hey return to that peaceful place, that zone you were in for the first half of the year. Keep it simple, be intense yet relaxed. Don't let the ball go inside, just steal it! :) Good Luck!

  • TheSpiker Alpine, UT
    March 10, 2011 9:06 a.m.

    Max-was-right - "Hedgehog, not bad for a gimmick player huh?"

    Come on ... it was spelled G.I.M.M.I.C.K.

  • Utah'95 FPO, AE
    March 10, 2011 2:13 a.m.

    Congratulations to Jimmer and Cougar Nation.

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    March 10, 2011 12:06 a.m.

    With two more wins to go, BYU will have back to back thirty victories per year. Are there many teams who have accomplished that?

  • CougarOnTheProwl Murray, UT
    March 9, 2011 9:04 p.m.

    Everybody is feelin the Jimmmmmer fever and for good reason. Congrats Jimmer!

  • Max-was-right springville, UT
    March 9, 2011 4:50 p.m.

    Hedgehog, not bad for a gimmick player huh?

  • WA_Alum&Dad Marysville, WA
    March 9, 2011 3:51 p.m.

    Didn't SI check with Tre'Von first?

  • carman Alpine, UT
    March 9, 2011 2:54 p.m.

    Well deserved!

  • royalblue Alpine, UT
    March 9, 2011 2:48 p.m.

    It's great to see Jimmer being recognized for an outstanding year. He's one of the most entertaining players of this generation.

  • Kouger Lehi, UT
    March 9, 2011 2:29 p.m.

    Kudos Jimmer!!...CBS Sports, SI and others. Fox Sports, on the other hand, picked Nolan Smith of Duke for their POY. What if they end up being the only major sports organization not to have gone with Jimmer? Then we can call Fox and tell them - "You've been Jimmered!!"

  • Cougarista Salt Lake City, UT
    March 9, 2011 2:17 p.m.

    Jimmer is the POY.
    The Sun is hot.
    The national debt is big.
    The Titanic hit an iceberg.

    Let's see how many of the other sports organizations get it right and recognize the obvious.

  • scenic view Baltimore, MD
    March 9, 2011 2:11 p.m.

    I noticed a couple of links on PlanetBYU to vote Jimmer for POY - Bob Cousy and one other award.

  • Triple B Milford, NH
    March 9, 2011 1:58 p.m.


  • sammyg Springville, UT
    March 9, 2011 1:32 p.m.

    Awesome! What a player and ambassador for BYU! Congratulations Jimmer!

  • CougarBlue Heber City, UT
    March 9, 2011 1:28 p.m.

    Congratulations Jimmer. Too bad Yahoo never got it right.

  • BlueCoug Orem, UT
    March 9, 2011 1:14 p.m.

    "the only logical choice for this award"

    Congratulations Jimmer! You earned it!

    Looking forward to a Jimmer Show at the MWC tourney!

  • Veritas Aequitas Fruit Heights, UT
    March 9, 2011 1:09 p.m.

    Well deserved.

  • Mormon Ute Kaysville, UT
    March 9, 2011 1:06 p.m.

    Pat Forde at ESPN has also declared Jimmer his NPOY. He deserves it.

  • fresnogirl Fresno, CA
    March 9, 2011 12:51 p.m.

    Congrats to Jimmer!!

  • JustintimeY Boise, Id
    March 9, 2011 12:50 p.m.

    Fredette about it, Jimmer is the man!

  • DEW Cougars Sandy, UT
    March 9, 2011 12:39 p.m.

    Keep it coming - go Jimmer and Cougars!

  • Y Grad / Y Dad Richland, WA
    March 9, 2011 12:16 p.m.

    SI knows how to do the Jimmer!