Jimmer Fredette is Looking to Elevate His Game for BYU

November 17th, 2010 by Quinn Gooch Leave a reply »
Jimmer Fredette is focused on becoming a more complete basketball player in his final season at BYU. For one thing, he has stated that he is committed to getting his teammates more involved offensively this year.

In the first game of the season against Fresno State, Jimmer dished out eight assists to go with his game-high 24 points and eight rebounds.

Last season Fredette average 4.7 assists per game to go along with his 22.1 points.

If Fredette is successful in becoming a more proficient ball distributor, it spells very bad news for Cougar opponents.

If there has been a criticism of Fredette’s play on offense in the past, it is the fact that he sometimes forces things with the ball in his hands and ends up out of control, taking a bad shot or turning the ball over.

This year, everybody’s preseason All-American guard will be the focus of every opponent’s defensive effort. They know full well that Jimmer can go off for 30 or 40 points on any given night and take over a game almost at will.

Like never before, teams will be game planning for ways to slow Jimmer down.

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