Jimmer Fredette http://wamc.org en Local Athlete Jimmer Fredette Signs With Bulls http://wamc.org/post/local-athlete-jimmer-fredette-signs-bulls <p></p><p></p><p>In the NBA, the Chicago Bulls and free-agent guard Jimmer&nbsp;Fredette have announced a contract that covers the rest of the season.</p><p>Fredette, the 10th overall pick in the 2011 draft, was bought out by the Sacramento Kings on Thursday and cleared waivers on Saturday. He is averaging just 5.9 points and 11.3 minutes in his third season.</p><p>The 25-year-old Fredette says the Bulls were the best option for him. He is available for Sunday's game against the New York Knicks.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84976 at http://wamc.org Local Athlete Jimmer Fredette Signs With Bulls Upset Thursday In College Hoops, Senior Night At UAlbany http://wamc.org/post/upset-thursday-college-hoops-senior-night-ualbany <p>A string of upsets rocked men’s college basketball Thursday.</p><p>There were six top-25 men's basketball teams in action and the only ranked team to come away with a victory was No. 7 Louisville, which beat Temple 88-66. Duquesne knocked off tenth-ranked Saint Louis 71-64. Arkansas passed No. 17 Kentucky 71-67 in overtime. It was Indiana over No. 20 Iowa 93-86. Houston defeated No. 21 Memphis 77-68 and No. 22 Ohio St. beat Penn St. 65-63.</p><p>Elsewhere, it was Senior Night for the UAlbany men’s team.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:18:30 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84839 at http://wamc.org Upset Thursday In College Hoops, Senior Night At UAlbany Kings To Buyout Jimmer Fredette's Contract http://wamc.org/post/kings-buyout-jimmer-fredettes-contract <p></p><p></p><p>In the NBA, the Sacramento Kings and guard Jimmer&nbsp;Fredette are working on a buyout of his contract.</p><p>The Kings drafted Fredette with the 10th pick in 2011 after being named The Associated Press player of the year in his senior season at BYU. But he hasn't lived up to expectations with the Kings.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:04:01 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84656 at http://wamc.org Kings To Buyout Jimmer Fredette's Contract WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-64 <p>In golf, Adam Scott holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat Angel Cabrera and win the Masters. Scott and Cabrera birdied the final hole of regulation and parred the first sudden-death hole. Cabrera almost pulled out his third Major title, but his birdie try on the first extra hole just missed the cup. It’s the first time an Australian has won the Masters.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:05:47 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62227 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-52 <p>In the NCAA men’s basketball tournament there are 12 teams left.</p><p>Syracuse limited Indiana to its lowest point total of the season, forced 19 turnovers, compiled 10 blocks and held the normally efficient Hoosiers to 33 percent shooting.</p><p>Marquette built a double-digit lead in the first half and went on to a 71-61 win over Miami to earn a spot in the East Regional title game.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:09:10 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60995 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update