BYU's Jimmer Fredette is Associated Press's player of the year.

The senior guard averaged 28.5 points per game, and led Brigham Young to a regular-season title in the Mountain West Conference.

The Cougars were a No. 3 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Fredette finished with 48 of 65 votes. Kemba Walker of Connecticut finished second with 11 votes. Duke's Nolan Smith fiinished with five votes and Ohio State's Jared Sullinger finished with one.

Many experts expect Fredette to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.