VIEWPOINT: Why we love Jimmer

Last Saturday when No. 9 BYU beat Colorado State, Sports Illustrated’s Seth Davis shared a discovery with his Twitter followers. He found the one thing with power over Jimmer Fredette.

“The Jimmer has 21 pts and it is not even halftime. Halftime is the only thing that can guard The Jimmer,” Davis tweeted.

The pressure from a clash between two top-10 teams, a competitive basketball conference, an opposing team’s antagonistic and screaming fans, distant and unfamiliar basketball arenas and even the 20.75-foot 3-point line cannot hold back “The Jimmer”. He is not subject to location, distance or fatigue. The only concept “The Jimmer” is not impervious to is time.

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