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Alex Farrer accepts his new role with the Tigers

When Alex Farrer picked up a scholarship offer from LSU in May of 2005 it was quite a surprise. The Phoenix (Ariz.) St. Mary's product was headed to nearby Phoenix College, but a showing in an AAU Tournament in Las Vegas gave him an option that he didn't expect.

As a senior, Farrer played on a team that also included current Portland Trailblazers’ point guard Jerryd Bayless.   Bayless was only a sophomore at the time and after one season with the Arizona Wildcats he moved on to the NBA.   Bayless was the player that everyone talked about on the St. Mary’s squad that finished 24-7 and advanced to the Arizona Class 5A state championship game. However...

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