Jimmer Fredette has been named to the Basketball Times All-America Second Team. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
PROVO -- BYU guard Jimmer Fredette has been named to the Basketball Times All-America Second Team, his fifth All-America honor this season.
The 6-2 junior from Glens Falls, N.Y., has also been named to the State Farm Coaches' Division I All-America Third Team, Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention, Sporting News All-America Third Team and the Lute Olson All-America Team.
In addition to the All-America honors, Fredette earned first-team All-MWC and All-District recognition from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). He was named the District VIII Player of the Year by the USBWA.
In 2009-10, Fredette led BYU to a program record 30 wins and helped the Cougars advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He led BYU in scoring (22.1 ppg), assists (4.7 apg) and three-point percentage (.440) while shooting .892 from the free throw line and adding 41 steals. He set BYU records with 49 points and nine threes against Arizona and set an MWC Tournament record with 45 points against TCU.
Fredette tied the program’s NCAA Tournament scoring record with 37 points in BYU’s 99-92 double-overtime win over Florida in the first round. For the season he had eight 30-point games and had the fourth-most points (751) and fourth-most assists (159) by a Cougar in a single season.
2010 Basketball Times All-America First Team
John Wall, Fr., Kentucky
Greivis Vasquez, Sr., Maryland
Evan Turner, Jr., Ohio State
Da'Sean Butler, Sr., West Virginia
Wesley Johnson, Jr., Syracuse
2010 Basketball Times All-America Second Team
Jimmer Fredette, Jr., BYU
Scottie Reynolds, Sr., Villanova
James Anderson, Jr., Oklahoma State
Darington Hobson, Jr., New Mexico
DeMarcus Cousins, Fr., Kentucky
2010 Basketball Times All-America Third Team
Jon Scheyer, Sr., Duke
Damion James, Sr., Texas
Gordon Hayward, So., Butler
Robbie Hummel, Jr., Purdue
Cole Aldrich, Jr., Kansas