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Jimmer's the Preseason Pick

Jimmer's the Preseason Pick

Posted - Oct. 12, 2010 at 1:29 p.m.



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BYU's Jimmer Fredette is the Mountain West Conference media pick as the MWC's Preseason Player of the Year.

Fredette was of course also an all-conference selection, while teammate Kyle Collinsworth was named as the Preseason Freshman of the Year.

BYU was picked to finish second to San Diego State, with BYU receiving five first place votes, to the Aztecs' 21.

Order of Finish (first place votes, points)

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1. San Diego State (21) 261

2. BYU (5) 220

3. New Mexico (3) 214

4. UNLV (1) 203

5. Colorado State 132

6. Utah 105

7. TCU 92

8. Wyoming 88

9. Air Force 35

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My preseason ballot differed from the official results in only two instances: I had BYU first and SDSU second, and I had BYU's Jackson Emery as an all-league pick in place of SDSU's Malcolm Thomas.

MWC Preseason All-Conference Team

Jimmer Fredette (Sr., G, BYU)

Dairese Gary (Sr., G, New Mexico)

Kawhi Leonard (So., F, San Diego State)

Malcolm Thomas (Sr., F, San Diego State)

Tre'Von Willis (Sr., G, UNLV)

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Preseason Player of the Year: Jimmer Fredette, Sr., G, BYU

Preseason Newcomer of the Year: Drew Gordon, Jr., F, New Mexico

Preseason Freshman of the Year: Kyle Collinsworth, Fr., G, BYU

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