BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette ready to lead Cougars

Return To Article
Add a comment
  • TruBluBYU Iona, ID
    Nov. 17, 2010 2:30 p.m.

    What a pleasure it is to watch Jimmer Fredette play ball. With a supporting cast of great players, I am so excited about this years games.

    I too, am disgusted with the MWC and their ties with MTN. I am sure that this was a key factor in losing BYU as a MWC member. After this basketball season, I will switch from Direct TV back to Dish since I will not longer need pay extra to see MTN. I am paying a large premium to have Direct TV just so I can watch more BYU sports. Next year I will save the cash and still watch BYU, yea!!

    I hope that I will be able to see Boise State football next year. What a great team from my great state of Idaho. I live too far away to attend there games being from Idaho Falls. Darn.

  • deibu Roseburg, OR
    Nov. 12, 2010 8:10 p.m.

    Putting my money behind my desire to watch BYU Sports every month - paying through the nose to get 'the mtn' every month and even extra for not living "in the MWC footprint". Elk hunting on Versus and womens ball on CBCS and the mtn. Guess I'll watch high school football and listen to the game on the ever powerful KSL! But don't say I didn't do my part to help drive this TV disaster... :) Something tens of thousands of fans in Utah and Idaho never could accomplish... :(

  • PJ Logan, UT
    Nov. 12, 2010 5:29 p.m.

    I'm not sure why people are going to this game. J. Emery already proclaimed an undefeated season so there shouldn't be much intrigue. Just sayin.

  • BlueCoug Orem, UT
    Nov. 12, 2010 3:26 p.m.


    This is just another reason why BYU pulled the plug on the MTN., their refusal to allow other stations to broadcast games that the MTN. doesn't decide to broadcast.

    Looks like the brainiacs at the MTN. decided to broadcast the UCLA at San Diego State women's basketball game instead.

    It's our anniversary, so I'm taking my wife to see a concert version of her favorite movie, so my kids are using our tickets tonight.

    Say hello to R. for us.

  • DEW Cougars Sandy, UT
    Nov. 12, 2010 1:35 p.m.

    jmstoker, see above "TJ".

    MWC chose to do this as part of agreement with "the mtn" at either away or home game. If the mtn chose not to televise then byutv don't have the right to pick it up. Any games not being televised at Neutral Site then byutv can broadcast the game. The last time we got it on byutv against BYU Hawaii was because it was NOT part of regular season game. Check it out trying at online stream.

  • TJ Eagle Mountain, UT
    Nov. 12, 2010 12:21 p.m.

    You can thank "The Mountain" for that. They mess up all sports for the MWC, not just Football. You will be able to see more games beginniing next year.

  • Striker Omaha, NE
    Nov. 12, 2010 11:43 a.m.

    You don't win 30 games and have only Fredette on your team who can score. If they have all 5 guys guard him it will turn into a TCU-Utah type of destroying force for the boys in blue because all the other guys will score at will. What a perfect first game! Defeating two WAC teams to start the season will set the tone for regional dominance to start the season.

  • fresnogirl Fresno, CA
    Nov. 12, 2010 10:27 a.m.

    I listened to the Steve Cleaveland Show on the radio this week. The Fresno State assistant coach said that they plan to have all 5 guys on the court guard him. That's quite the compliment and should give our other players some nice shots.

  • Y4LYFE Provo, UT
    Nov. 12, 2010 8:06 a.m.

    While teams key up on Jimmer, Emery & Davies & Collinsworth 1 & 2 & Abouo & Rogers & Zylstra et. al.,
    will be adding onto the season average of 89 points per game.

    Teams will want to run away from BYU this year.

    GO Y

  • jmstoker Colorado Springs, CO
    Nov. 12, 2010 7:01 a.m.

    Why doesnt KBYU televise the game?

  • T-Mac Meridian, ID
    Nov. 12, 2010 1:05 a.m.

    Fredette is a monster at the college level, can't wait to see him gone. He'll probably drop 35 on my Utes.

    He can become a Nash-like player in the NBA if he adopts less of a scorer mentality and more of a distributor mentality. He's not going to average 25 per game in the NBA, too many long & quick players will be able to limit his scoring. But he definately has Nash like potential.