HOUSTON – Jimmer Fredette is The Associated Press' player of the year after leading the nation in scoring and BYU to one of its best seasons.
Fredette received the award Friday. He drew 48 votes from the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. The voting was done before the NCAA tournament.
Fredette is the first BYU player to win the award and the first from the Mountain West since Andrew Bogut of Utah in 2005.