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  1. WCC preview: It's still a Zags world

    Diamond Leung

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Mark Few mused that as of right now Gonzaga and BYU isn't much of a rivalry. After all, it was only in March when the Zags lost by 22 to a Jimmer Fredette-led Cougars team. "They put it on us pretty good in the NCAAs," Few sai...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  2. Jimmer and friends resurrect hoops tonight

    Diamond Leung

    There's a basketball game on national television tonight, and Jimmer is playing in it. For fans lulled to sleep by the NBA lockout and the lengthy college offseason, the Jimmer's All-Stars event on the BYU campus will feature the professional debu...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  3. BYU's new scoring leader is former walk-on

    Diamond Leung

    BYU is somewhat of a mystery team heading into its first year in the West Coast Conference, as the Cougars try to find an identity with Jimmer Fredette no longer measuring up shots from the parking lot and Brandon Davies still not yet officially on...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  4. Jimmer returns to BYU to host exhibitions

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette hasn't played his final game at BYU after all, and when he returns, he's bringing his friends from the NBA. Fredette this morning announced this morning he'll be hosting rookie exhibitions in Utah -- Sept. 21 at the Maverik Center ...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  5. Jimmer Fredette's success now helps UNLV

    Diamond Leung

    BYU's Jimmer Fredette twice torched UNLV last season, going off for 39 and 29 points in two wins against the Rebels. But now, it's tales of Fredette's success that will undoubtedly be used to UNLV's advantage when it comes to recruiting. That much...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  6. Jackson Emery drops basketball for dirt

    Diamond Leung

    Scrappy Jackson Emery, BYU's all-time steals leader, has reportedly decided to retire from basketball and accept a job working for a start-up called EcoScraps. He jokes that he has dropped basketball for dirt, trading in his high-tops for a positi...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  7. UW's Terrence Ross getting preseason buzz

    Diamond Leung

    The always-entertaining Isaiah Thomas conducted an online chat with the Seattle Times today and had some interesting thoughts. The former Washington guard likes UCLA to win the league if the Huskies don't, called the court at Oregon's Matthew Knight ...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  8. Jimmer and Jorts try some other sports

    Diamond Leung

    Wearing his trademark jean shorts and smile, Josh Harrellson tried his hand at tennis on Tuesday as part of a celebrity doubles match that included Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua. The results were predictable, meaning Harrellson got laug...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  9. BYU reverting to run-and-gun style

    Diamond Leung

    The up-and-down style of play that BYU coach Dave Rose had used over the years got very much Jimmer Fredette-centric this past season, as the future lottery pick was able to shoot his way to national player of the year honors and lead the Cougars to ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  10. BYU set to join the West Coast Conference

    Diamond Leung

    BYU will become a member of the West Coast Conference on Friday, and if you look back on how all the expansion madness worked out, it was the WCC that came out a huge winner. The league at this time last year had discussed adding another team, but...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Jimmer and Kemba nominated for ESPYs

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette and Kemba Walker will face off once again on the awards circuit, as the two were among the nominees for the ESPY for best male college athlete. It was Fredette who swept the national player of the year awards after his senior seaso...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  12. What will the NBA draft picks be wearing?

    Diamond Leung

    The NBA draft has become known as an event where players make fashion statements, stepping onto the runway while meeting commissioner David Stern. Being the best dressed or worst dressed Thursday night has no bearing on the court, but can create a c...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  13. John Wooden's family signs with IMG

    Diamond Leung

    The family of John Wooden has signed on with IMG Worldwide to manage the endorsements, licensing and media opportunities involving the late Hall of Fame coach. The company announced Monday it will represent Wooden's name, voice, likeness, image and s...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  14. Pro prospect dislikes 'Little Jimmer' tag

    Diamond Leung

    Devon Beitzel had a fine career at Northern Colorado, capping it off by being named Big Sky player of the year and making an NCAA tournament appearance. Along the way, people began calling him "Little Jimmer." That the Bears' opening-round opponen...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  15. Jimmer Fredette gets TV show and movie

    Diamond Leung

    Khloe & Lamar, you've got company. Jimmer Fredette's story is set to be told to a television audience and maybe even hit the big screen. According to SportsBusiness Journal, Fredette has signed with the production company Tupelo-Honey to chron...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  16. Jimmer Fredette lining up endorsements

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette is beginning to reap the rewards from his BYU career and helping sell ... windshield and auto glass repair. Fredette and fellow senior Jackson Emery are endorsing Diamond Glass, a Utah-based company that is utilizing the successful...

    Blog | April 19, 2011