2:00 PM ET, February 26, 2011
Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego, California
Katz: BYU Makes A Statement
Having swept the Aztecs, BYU has a real chance to be a top seed in the NCAA tournament if it wins the MWC tourney, Andy Katz writes. Blog
A Jimmer Of Hope
Jimmer Fredette didn't match the 43 points he scored last time against San Diego State but more than made up for it by doling out a season-high nine assists.
|Pts from assists||0||24|
• Jimmer Fredette (25 points, nine assists) set the school record for made 3-pointers (266).
• San Diego State fell to 27-2 this season, with both losses now having come at the hands of BYU.
• The loss snapped San Diego State's 18-game home win streak.
• The Cougars have won four straight overall against the Aztecs.
• In the loss, Kawhi Leonard finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds, his MWC leading 20th double-double of the season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-58 (.466)||25-63 (.397)|
|3P Made-Attempted||14-24 (.583)||6-17 (.353)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-14 (.857)||11-16 (.688)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||13 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
The 6-foot, 2-inch Jimmer Fredette struggled mightily when guarded by 6-foot, 8-inch Billy White. White shut down Fredette - but his foul troubles limited him to only 26 minutes and Fredette took advantage of it. Only one of White's five fouls was drawn by Fredette.[+]
Jimmer Fredette's teammates hit 9-of-11 field goal attempts off passes from the Player of the Year candidate, including 6-of-8 on 3-pt FG. Fredette's nine assists tied his season-high (December 23 vs UTEP) and showed he can impact a game beyond scoring.[+]
ESPN Stats & Information