Arizona's Alfonso Rivas III (Arizona Athletics)

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Fall Report: Arizona

Fall Report

In the summer of 2015, Jay Johnson inherited an Arizona roster full of veterans who had never been to the postseason, and he shepherded them to 49 wins and the brink of a national championship. Many of those key veterans departed after the season, but Johnson had no interest in “rebuilding.” He wanted to keep on winning in 2016, and he recruited accordingly.

“I’m not an overly patient guy, and the recruiting dynamic has changed so much, so we had to kind of come up with a hybrid plan,” Johnson said. “We’ve kind of focused on building each[…]

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