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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Jimmer’s Fiance Whitney Wonnacott Wins National Cheerleader Poll (Photos)

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Jimmer mania has hit the NBA. Jimmer Fredette had 6 points in 25 minutes in his pro debut, a 100-91 win over the L.A. Lakers. He had 10 points on 4-10 shooting in the next game, as his Sacramento Kings lost to Portland.

It’s exciting times for his woman now as well.

For a few years now, Athlon has held a “Sideline Spirit” contest, which chooses a handful of cheerleaders from all across the nation, and people vote to see which school has the most “spirit.” And you vote based on the photo portfolios you see online, so “spirit” translates from marketing/PR corporatespeak into the English “hot/popular.”

The most popular college basketball and college football cheerleader in the entire nation for 2011 is Whitney Wonnacott from BYU.

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Jimmer Fredette Gets Candid, Increases NBA Draft Stock (Video)

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Jimmer Fredette was the National Player of the Year in college basketball. Jimmer’s amazing season inspired “Jimmermania” which in turn led to the usage of the term Jimmer as a verb and a metaphor for greatness.

He also inspired the greatest Sports Illustrated cover ever. And then his team was eliminated in the very next game, once again giving more credibility to the “SI Cover Jinx” idea.

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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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