Topic - Jim Wooden

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  • FILE - This April 2, 2011, file photo shows Connecticut's Kemba Walker shooting as Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins looks on during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game, in Houston. BYU's Jimmer Fredette and Walker are among the men's finalists for the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's player of the year. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    BYU's Fredette wins Wooden Award

    Jimmer Fredette of BYU won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's player of the year Friday night, easily outpolling Kemba Walker of national champion Connecticut.

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  • "I really took it to heart," he told the audience. "When you get better as a basketball player is in the offseason. You work hard without all the media attention and no one watching. It's all about that drive and all about that character when no one is watching."

    BYU's Fredette wins Wooden Award →

  • "I'm not engaged," he said. "I've heard that many times."

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