How much does the Mormon religion weigh? Every Mormon basketball fan pointed to Fredette to end Brigham Young's eight-game NCAA Tournament losing streak. Every Florida Gator pointed to his 21.7-point scoring average as the key to keep the streak going.
But as he walked in the gym, he was comforted by the machine- gun-fire lyrics of "Amazing," a rap song his older brother T.J. wrote about him.
Yes, Jimmer Fredette, fueled by Mormon rap.
"It gets me hyped," Fredette said. "It gets me teary-eyed every time I listen to him."