BYU’s Fredette wins Oscar Robertson Trophy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jimmer Fredette is this year’s winner of the Oscar Robertson Trophy, presented to the nation’s top player by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The award was announced Monday. The 6-2, 195-pound senior from Glens Falls, N.Y., becomes the first national player of the year from BYU and the second from the Mountain West Conference after Utah’s Andrew Bogut won the award in 2005. Fredette also is a finalist for the 2011 Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award. He will be honored by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Friday in Houston before the Final Four.

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