TAG: Brigham Young University

Video / Jan 27, 2012 / 2:30 pm

Trailer: The Making of Jimmer

The Making of Jimmer

Growing up, Jimmer Fredette always dreamed of playing in the NBA. Years later, after being named college basketball’s Player of the Year by almost every outlet, he achieved more than he could have ever dreamed. The Making of Jimmer tells the story of how Jimmer came to conquer the world of college hoops, as well as the trials and tribulations he encountered along the way. Check out the trailer: Read More »

College, Dimepiece, NBA / Aug 29, 2011 / 4:30 pm

Here’s Another Reason To Be Jealous Of Jimmer Fredette

Jimmer Fredette & Whitney Wonnacott

In June, Jimmer Fredette officially introduced us to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader and rising senior Whitney Wonnacott. A few days later, he even put her on camera for an interview. This past Friday? He put a ring on it. Read More »

Video / Aug 18, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Jimmer Fredette Stars In BYU Basketball Documentary

Wait, so you’re telling me that someone made a documentary about Jimmer Fredette and BYU Basketball this season? Is that something you might be interested in? Yes. If you’re like me, check out the trailer for the upcoming documentary titled, Amazing, chronicling BYU’s historic 2010-11 season and run to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.

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College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 13, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: BYU’s Jimmer Fredette

Jimmer Fredette

The NBA Draft is simply the most important time of the year for rebuilding franchises. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers. Whether it is the next Michael Jordan and Kevin Durant, or the next Sam Bowie and Greg Oden, we are out to identify the legitimate prospects from the phony ones. Every week, we will deliver profiles of top prospects and breakdown their game. We will give you player comparisons, ratings, outside opinions on the prospects, and much more. Last we had Colorado’s Alec Burks, and next up is BYU guard Jimmer Fredette. Read More »

Dimepiece, NBA Draft, Video / Jun 9, 2011 / 10:30 am

An Interview With Jimmer Fredette’s Girlfriend

On Monday, Jimmer Fredette formally introduced the world to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game in Sandy, Utah. Now, through his all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” we get a one-on-one interview with Whitney where she dishes on her relationship with Jimmer and how they’re going to make it work once he’s in the NBA.

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Dimepiece, NBA Draft, Video / Jun 6, 2011 / 10:30 am

Meet Jimmer Fredette’s Girlfriend

Thankfully for all you fanatics out there, Jimmer Fredette is documenting every step of the way as he prepares for the NBA Draft and beyond. Going behind the scenes with an ongoing, all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” you can watch him workout, eat in his hotel room and do just about anything else. In one of his latest entries, Jimmer introduces us to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. Play on, playa.

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College, NBA, NBA Draft / Mar 28, 2011 / 12:45 pm

Stud Or Dud: Looking Forward To Jimmer Fredette In The NBA

Jimmer Fredette

Now that Jimmer Fredette‘s college career has come to an end, it’s time to look at his NBA potential. Tyler Hansbrough, J.J. Redick and Stephen Curry stirred similar controversy when their record-breaking careers ended and the NBA horizon loomed. Take a look as we debate the potential of arguably the best player in college basketball. Read More »

College / Mar 7, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Pass The Mic: In Defense Of Brandon Davies’ Suspension At BYU

Words. Eitan Tye

After a program-defining win at San Diego State, the BYU men’s basketball team, owners of a stellar 27-2 record and first place in the Mountain West Conference at the time, looked poised to capture a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. With the National Player of the Year in point guard Jimmer Fredette, and a No. 3 ranking in the country, fans in Provo were preparing for a run deep into March. Suddenly, however, the best team in the 136-year history of the Mormon school seemed to evaporate overnight. Forward Brandon Davies, the Cougars’ leading rebounder and third leading scorer, was dismissed from the team for violating the university’s honor code. Read More »

Video / Feb 15, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Jimmer Fredette & Antoine Dodson Present “Court Intruder”

As SI.com’s Hot Clicks noted this morning, “It’s impossible to keep up with all the videos dedicated to BYU guard Jimmer Fredette.” But there’s none that even compare to this. Watch as Scott Winn and Stephen Jones of The Known Network mashup The Jimmer with the man from “Bed Intruder” fame, Antoine Dodson, in “Court Intruder.” And yes, there is plenty of Auto-Tune.

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College / Jan 13, 2011 / 11:15 am

We Said It: Jimmer Fredette Is The Best Player In The Country

Jimmer Fredette does not play in a conference with seven ranked teams. Nor does he have the majority of his games nationally televised. He will not wow you with a handle straight from the playgrounds of New York City or Chicago, and his athleticism leaves a lot to be desired.

But the Glen Falls, N.Y., native has emerged as the best player in college basketball. Read More »