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Scott D. Pierce: Jimmer turns CBS’ Bill Raftery into a fan

Scott D. Pierce: Jimmer turns CBS’ Bill Raftery into a fan

By Scott D. Pierce
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 23, 2011 12:13PM MDT

Jimmer Fredette may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but he has taken the BYU basketball team to the Sweet 16. He even made a 22-point blowout of Gonzaga fun to watch for everyone but the Bulldogs’ fans.
“It was amazing,” said Bill Raftery, who did commentary on CBS for the Cougars’ NCAA Tournament wins over Wofford and Gonzaga. “Our director said after the game that that was the first time she’s been in a 20-point blowout where it was still enjoyable because [Fredette] was...

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