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Ayton expected to play "stretch four" at Arizona | 10th Year Seniors
Although Bahamian DeAndre Ayton, who is considered the top high school basketball player in the 2017 recruiting class, built his reputation on being a tough post player, he expects his game to change drastically within the next few months, as he was recently told that University of Arizona Head Coach Sean Miller plans to use him as a 'stretch four', rather than as a traditional power forward that plays closer to the rim. Over the last few years the sport of basketball has changed. In the past, a player with Ayton's size would be asked to stay on the low block and dominate undersized players. The idea of him playing away from the basketball and taking long three-point shot attempts would have been frowned on in the past, however, that's no longer the case. Former Arizona Wildcats center Lauri Markkanen, who stands at 7'0" and weighs 230 pounds, shot 163 three pointers last season on 42 percent shooting. Like Markkanen, Ayton says he plans to take a lot of three's next season. "They said