Jimmer Fredette Athlete Profile

#32 Jimmer Fredette

Position: Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 195 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Glens Falls, NY Last School: Glens Falls High School

Personal

  • Parents are Al and Kay Fredette
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Sports hero is John Stockton
  • Also recruited by Utah, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Seton Hall, Marshall, Fordham, Siena, George Mason, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Penn St. and N.C. State
  • American studies major.

Before BYU

GLENS FALLS HIGH SCHOOL

  • Ranked among the nation's top 75 shooting guards by ESPN.com
  • Section II and GFHS all-time leading scorer, ranking sixth on New York's all-time scoring list, with 2,404 points
  • Named first-team all-state by the New York State Sportswriters Association and the Times Union as a junior and senior
  • Honored as the 2007 Player of the Year by the channel 7 and 10 News while being named a Number 1 All-Star by channel 13
  • Averaged 28.8 points per game while making 81 three-pointers and shooting .920 from the free-throw line as a senior and posted a season-high 46 points while scoring more than 30 points in 12 games
  • Led his team to a 25-2 record and the Class A State Championship game
  • Named the 2006 Times Union and Post-Star Chronicle Player of the Year
  • Averaged 29.3 ppg, making 76 three-pointers and shooting .830 from the free-throw line, while helping his team earn a 21-2 record as a junior and posted a season-high 43 points while scoring more than 30 points in 12 of 23 games
  • Led the Indians to the Section II Class A championship game, scoring 33 points, including nine in the final 1:36 to get his team to within one point before falling 54-51
  • Averaged 30.1 ppg for a Glen Falls summer team that won the Stellar "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase in Allentown, Pa., earning MVP honors
  • NYSSWA fifth-team all-state as a sophomore
  • Also an all-state wide receiver as a junior
  • Named a Student-Athlete Scholar all four years
  • Played for the Albany City Rocks, averaging more than 25 points per game
  • Scored 28 points in helping his team to a third-place win over the Minnesota Magic at the 2006 AAU National Championships

Fredette Career Highs

Points 52 vs. New Mexico (2011)
FG MADE 22 vs. New Mexico (2011)
FG ATT 37 vs. New Mexico (2011)
FG% .857 (6-7) vs. Hartford (2008), vs. Portland (2008)
3FG MADE 9 vs. Arizona (2009)
3FG ATT 15 vs. Florida (2011)
3FG% 1.000 (2-2) vs. AFA (2008), vs. Southern (2009)
FT MADE 23 vs. TCU-MWC (2010)
FT ATT 24 vs. TCU-MWC (2010)
FT % 1.000 (16-16) vs. UNLV (2011)
REB 9 vs. Arizona (2011)
ASSISTS 10 at Utah (2009), vs. Southern (2009)
BLOCKS 1, multiple times, last vs. South Florida (2010)
STEALS 5 at SDSU (2009), vs. South Florida (2011)
MINUTES 46 vs. Florida (2010), vs. South Florida (2011)

Fredette Career Stats

Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3FGA Pct FT FTA Pct
2007-08 35 0 647 18.5 83 204 .407 43 128 .336 35 41 .854
2008-09 33 32 1090 33.0 184 383 .480 52 136 .382 116 137 .847
2009-10 34 33 1059 31.1 225 491 .458 77 175 .440 224 251 .892
2010-11 37 37 1323 35.8 346 765 .452 124 313 .396 252 282 .894
TOTAL 139 102 4119 29.6 838 1843 .455 296 752 .394 627 711 .882
Year Off Def Reb Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2007-08 8 29 37 1.1 44 0 61 41 3 27 244 7.0
2008-09 18 80 98 3.0 43 0 135 85 3 50 536 16.2
2009-10 25 80 105 3.1 36 0 159 93 5 41 751 22.1
2010-11 24 103 127 3.4 49 0 160 131 1 49 1068 28.9
TOTAL 75 292 367 2.6 172 0 515 350 12 167 2599 18.7

Fredette Career Honors

  • 2010-11 Nations leading scorer (28.9 points per game)
  • 2011 National Player of the Year (Naismith, Wooden, AP, Oscar Robertson, NABC, Adolph Rupp, Sporting News, Basketball Times, CBSSports.com, SI.com)
  • 2011 Lowes Senior CLASS Award
  • 2011 ESPY for Collegiate Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2011 first-team All-American (John R. Wooden Award, AP, Sporting News, State Farm Coaches for NABC Division I, USBWA, Basketball Times, CBSSports.com, SI.com, Yahoo! Sports, FoxSports.com, Lute Olson)
  • 2011 MWC Player of the Year
  • 2011 All-MWC First Team
  • 2011 MWC Tournament MVP
  • 2011 NABC All-District 17 First Team
  • 2011 USBWA All-District VIII First Team
  • 2011 USBWA District VIII Player of the Year
  • 2011 Dick Vitale National Player of the Week (Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Jan. 17)
  • 2011 ESPN.com Weekly Watch National Player of the Week (Jan. 10, Jan. 17)
  • 2011 MWC Player of the Week (Nov. 29, Dec. 13, Jan. 3, Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Feb. 28)
  • 2011 South Padre Island Invitational MVP
  • 2011 Bob Cousy Award Finalist (Final 5)
  • 2010 USBWA National Player of the Week (Dec. 13)
  • 2010 Basketball Times All-America Second Team
  • 2010 NABC State Farm Coaches' Division I All-America Third Team
  • 2010 Lute Olson All-America
  • 2010 AP All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2010 Sporting News All-America Third Team
  • 2010 NABC All-District 17
  • 2010 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2010 USBWA All-District VIII Player of the Year
  • 2010 CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America First Team
  • 2010 MWC All-Tournament
  • 2010 All-MWC First Team
  • 2009-10 MWC Player of the Week (Nov. 16, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Feb. 22)
  • USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (Jan. 4)
  • 2009-10 Naismith Trophy Midseason Candidate
  • 2009-10 Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist
  • 2009-10 Wooden Award Candidate
  • 2009 HoopTV Las Vegas Classic MVP
  • 2009 Fiesta Bowl Classic MVP
  • 2009 CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2009 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2009 MWC First Team
  • 2009 MWC All-Tournament
  • 2008-09 MWC Player of the Week (two times)

2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Averaged 18.5 minutes, 7.0 points, 1.7 assists and 1.1 rebounds per game
  • Posted season highs of 19 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds and 34 minutes
  • Led BYU in scoring twice, assists twice and rebounds once while posting 12 double-figure scoring games
  • Led BYU with 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting at UNLV in the MWC Tournament Championship game
  • Scored 14 points, hitting two threes, vs. Utah in 22 minutes
  • Scored 15 points off the bench at Wake Forest
  • Posted 19 points against Hartford on 6-for-7 (.857) shooting from the field, 4-for-5 (.800) from three-point range and 3-for-3 from the free-throw line while adding 4 steals and 2 assists in 19 minutes

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Named first-team All-MWC and to MWC All-Tournament Team
  • Named a CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America Honorable Mention and to USBWA All-District Team
  • Received the Male Crowd Pleaser Award at the Y Awards
  • Received team Most Improved Player award
  • Was second on the team in scoring (16.2), three-point shooting percentage (.382), three-point makes (52) and free throw percentage (.847) and first in steals (1.5) and assists (4.1)
  • Scored in double figures 29 times and 20-plus points 8 times
  • Led the team in scoring 10 times and assists 19 times
  • Ranked in the top-10 in 6 statistical categories in the MWC, including scoring (5th), assists (3rd), free throw percentage (2nd), steals (2nd), assist/turnover ratio (8th) and minutes played (4th)
  • Was 43rd in the NCAA in free throw shooting
  • Scored 25 points against Utah while shooting 8-of-16 from the field, 1-of-3 from downtown and 8-of-9 from the free throw line
  • Scored 28 points - 20 in the second half - at San Diego State on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, 2-of-6 from downtown and 6-of-6 from the free throw line and added 5 steals all in the second half to go with 5 boards and 4 assists
  • Against Wyoming scored a 28 points on 11-of-13 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 shooting from downtown
  • Registered 21 points on 6-of-13 shooting and a career-high 10 assists at Utah
  • Had 23 points and 9 assists against Wake Forest
  • Scored 23 points, including 12 fast break points, against Boise State while hitting 10-of-15 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line

2009-2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned five All-America honors (Basketball Times Second Team, NABC State Farm Coaches' Division I Third Team, Lute Olson, AP Honorable Mention, Sporting News Third Team)
  • Named to All-MWC First Team, MWC All-Tournament and received All-District honors from the USBWA and NABC
  • Named USBWA District VIII Player of the Year
  • Named a first-team High Major All-American by Collegehoops.net
  • A Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy Midseason and Oscar Robertson Trophy candidate
  • Earned five MWC Player of the Week honors (Nov. 16, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Feb. 22)
  • Named the USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for his effort against Arizona
  • Named MVP of the HoopTV Las Vegas Classic and the Fiesta Bowl Classic
  • Named Male Crowd Pleaser, Male Athlete of the Year and received Performance of the Year at the 2010 Y Awards
  • Named the team's most Outstanding Player
  • Led the Cougars in scoring (22.1) and assists (4.7) and shot .458 from the field, .440 from three and .892 from the free throw line
  • Led the team in scoring 23 times and assists 26 times
  • In the MWC, was ranked in the top 10 in eight categories
  • Nationally was 7th in scoring, 12th in free throw percentage and 69th in assists per game
  • Scored 20-plus points 22 times and 30-plus points 8 times
  • Scored 49 points at Arizona, 45 vs. TCU in the MWC Tournament, 37 vs. Florida in the NCAA Tournament, 36 at Colorado State, 36 vs. Utah, 33 at San Diego State and 33 vs. Nevada

2010-2011 | Senior Year

  • Nations leading scorer (28.9 points per game) and was 3rd in threes per game, 31st in three-point percentage and 14th in free throw percentage
  • 2011 National Player of the Year (Naismith, Wooden, AP, Oscar Robertson, NABC, Adolph Rupp, Sporting News, Basketball Times, CBSSports.com, SI.com)
  • 2011 Lowes Senior CLASS Award
  • 2011 first-team All-American (John R. Wooden Award, AP, Sporting News, State Farm Coaches for NABC Division I, USBWA, CBSSports.com, SI.com, Yahoo! Sports, FoxSports.com, Lute Olson)
  • 2011 MWC Player of the Year, 2011 All-MWC First Team, MWC Tournament MVP
  • A team captain, named team's most outstanding player and received named Male Athlete of the Year, Male Crowd Pleaser and received Performance of the Year at Y Awards
  • Averaged 28.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.3 steals while shooting .452 from the field, .396 from three and .894 from the free throw line
  • Led the MWC in scoring, free throw percentage and three-pointers made, was 3rd in assists, 5th in field goal percentage, 7th in steals, 5th in three-point percentage, 10th in assist/turnover ratio and 1st in minutes played
  • Scored 20-plus points 33 times, 30-plus points 15 times, 40-plus points four times and 50-plus points once
  • Scored in double figures in all 37 games
  • Highest scoring average by one player in NCAA Division I since Jason Conley in 2002 (29.3 ppg for VMI)
  • Set BYU and MWC records for career points, points in one season and points in one game and season scoring average
  • Posted season highs of 52 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 5 steals, 22 field goals, 7 threes, 16 free throws
  • Scored a BYU and MWC record 52 points vs. New Mexico in the MWC Tournament while hitting 22-of-37 from the field and 7-of-14 from three
  • Scored 47 points at Utah, 43 vs. San Diego State and 42 at Colorado State

 

2010-11 Preseason Honors

John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50
Naismith Award Preseason Watch List
AP Preseason All-America
ESPN.com Preseason All-America
SI.com/Sporting News Preseason All-America
Basketball Times Preseason All-America
Blue Ribbon Preseason All-America First Team
Athlon Sports Preseason All-America First Team
Sporting News Preseason All-America First Team
Dickie V's Preseason All-America First Team
Nation's Top Point Guard - Lindy's and Sporting News
Rivals.com All-Senior Team
Rivals.com Most Explosive Player

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