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Jimmer wins Wooden national player of the year award

by | Apr. 09, 2011

Saints & Sports

BYU guard Jimmer Fredette captured the prestigious John R. Wooden national player of the year award Friday night in Los Angeles, and became the first consensus national player of the year in school history.

The Los Angeles Athletic Club bestowed the Wooden Award on Fredette, who is the first Cougar to earn that accolade since Danny Ainge in 1981.

"It's an unbelievable honor to be here," Fredette said after accepting the award. "It's one of the most prestigious awards in the country."

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