8:30 PM ET, January 11, 2011
Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, UT
SALT LAKE CITY -- Jimmer Fredette took some razzing Tuesday night for his missed dunk.That was his only mistake in a game where he scored 47 points as No. 11 BYU cruised to a 104-79 victory over Utah.
The Jimmer Fredette Show
Jimmer Fredette set his season high with 47 on Tuesday, while Kemba Walker tied his season low with 18 points. The result? Fredette takes over the national scoring lead, increasing to 26.1 PPG. That's now ahead of Walker's 25.3 PPG.
|Jimmer Fredette||Kemba Walker|
|*Walker entered Tuesday 1st in nation|
• Jimmer Fredette scored 47 points to lead BYU. He has 2,001 career points, becoming the fourth Cougars player to reach the 2,000 point club, joining Danny Ainge, Michael Smith and Devin Durrant.
• He is also the fifth active Division I player to score 2,000 points, joining Hofstra's Charles Jenkins, Duke's Kyle Singler, College of Charleston's Andrew Goudelock and UTEP's Randy Culpepper.
• Fredette scored 49 points against Arizona last season, which was a school record. The 47 points are also the second most in a game this season.
• BYU now leads the all-time series with Utah 126-125 and has won four in a row against the Utes.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||36-76 (.474)||26-58 (.448)|
|3P Made-Attempted||14-24 (.583)||3-12 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||18-24 (.750)||24-27 (.889)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
There are now 6 active players in Division I to reach 2,000 career points. 2 of them joined the club tonight. Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn reaches the mark by scoring 16 against Oklahoma and Jimmer Fredette reaches the mark by scoring 47 against Utah.[+]
Jimmer Fredette is the 4th player in BYU history to score 2,000 career points. He joins an illustrious list that includes other Cougar greats Danny Ainge, Michael Smith and Devin Durrant.
Jimmer Fredette scored 47 points and reaches 2,001 for his career in BYU's win at Utah on Tuesday night. Of the 7 highest point totals in a single game over the last 3 seasons, Fredette is not in the top 5.... but he does occupy spots 6 and 7.[+]
ESPN Stats & Information