Jimmer Fredette signs with the Chicago Bulls

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Jimmer Fredette won the 2010-11 Oscar Robertson Trophy, annually presented to the National Player of the Year in college basketball. Drafted by the Sacramento Kings, he never quite fit in there. Jimmer is an undersized shooting guard who doesn’t have the skill set to play the one. The Kings released him, and now the Chicago Bulls have signed him.

Both the Chicago Tribune and USA Today are mong the multiple sources reporting this. Fredette has cleared waivers and he is en route to joining the team.

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#50 BYU Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

As expected, the BYU Cougars’ transition to the West Coast Conference was smooth as they advanced to the NCAA Tournament for a sixth straight season.  Steady goes the course for Dave Rose as he should have BYU competing for another trip to the dance.

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#44 BYU Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series.  Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days.  We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

Jimmer Time was a fun ride for all of college basketball last season.  2011-2012 will be a year of transition though for the BYU Cougars as they must replace their All-American guard and also make the switch from the Mountain West to the West Coast Conference.

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Greatest Jimmer Fredette Photograph/Magazine Cover Ever

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I guess this means the BYU Cougars will be eliminated in a few hours at the hands of the Florida Gators. That is if you believe in the Sports Illustrated cover jinx. Isn’t this the greatest college basketball picture ever? If you need to sum up “Jimmer-mania” in one piece this is it. Jimmer Fredette at work, doing his thing.

He appears to be flying, the ball fits perfectly into the o in the word sports.

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Jimmer-Mania Hits New Orleans NCAA Regional: BYU vs. Florida Preview

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He started out as an unknown his freshman and sophomore year. People began to recognize his name after a clutch performance in the NCAA first round last season and now he’s the hottest topic in college basketball.

Jimmer Fredette, the 6’2″ shooting guard for Brigham Young University, has wowed the crowds all year long with his 30-foot three pointers and night in, night out he makes plays that leave opposing players shaking their heads in disbelief.

Now, he leads BYU into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1981 where they will meet the Florida Gators, a team they defeated last year in a classic first round double overtime contest.

By Zach Wadley

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Pictures of Dismissed BYU Player Brandon Davies’ Girlfriend

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You knew it wouldn’t be long until this happened. Pics of the woman who…well if Helen of Troy had the face that launched a 1,000 ships, then Brandon Davies’ girlfriend has the beauty that possibly cost a mid-major college basketball program a trip to the Final Four.

As we all know, BYU- the #3 team in the country has dismissed starting forward Brandon Davies, the team’s leading rebounder, for the rest of the season. His infraction is a violation of the school’s honor code.

Word is the violation is impregnating his girlfriend. Rumors on Twitter state she’s pregnant, but it’s been confirmed that having sex was the “offense.” Pregnancy has not been confirmed as of yet.

So who is she? A volleyball player for Arizona State actually.

By Paul M. Banks

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Premarital Sex: BYU’s Cause for Dismissing Brandon Davies

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As we all know, BYU- the #3 team in the country has dismissed starting forward Brandon Davies, the team’s leading rebounder, for the rest of the season. His infraction is a violation of the school’s honor code.

Word is the violation is impregnating his girlfriend. Rumors on Twitter state she’s pregnant, but it’s pretty much confirmed that having sex was the “offense.”

According to Jay Drew of the Salt Lake Tribune, a source revealed that Davies was dismissed after he admitted to having sex with his girlfriend.

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BYU Final Four Chances dealt Severe Blow with Honor Code Violation

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Just when the BYU Cougars had played themselves right into that top line of college basketball seeding, this happens. One of Jimmer Fredette’s top running mates, forward Brandon Davies, is suspended for the rest of the season due to a violation of the school’s honor code.

This is a huge blow to their Final Four hopes.

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