BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette a 1st-team All-America, wins Robertson trophy

by | Mar. 29, 2011

Saints & Sports

BYU's Jimmer Fredette landed two prestigious national honors Monday, further validating his sensational senior season.

Fredette was voted the winner of the Oscar Robertson Trophy — emblematic of the national player of the year — from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, which consists of more than 900 journalists.

The 6-foot-2 senior from Glens Falls, N.Y., was also named to the Associated Press All-America team, receiving all but one vote from the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. The voting was completed before the NCAA tournament.

Fredette became the Cougars' first All-America selection since Danny Ainge in 1981.

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