Paul Washington Sr., the father of two Findlay Prep players, has been hired as the Pilots’ new boys basketball coach.
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Wendell Carter isn’t your stereotypical blue-chip basketball recruit. The 6-foot-10-inch center, who ESPN ranks as the nation’s No. 2 prep player, has Harvard on his short list of schools he’s interested in attending.
Terry Armstrong, who is ranked No. 18 in the 2019 recruiting class by ESPN.com, has received three scholarship offers, including one from UNLV. On Sunday, Armstrong scored 18 points lead his Michigan-based U17 AAU team in the bronze-medal game of the Fab 48 tournament at Bishop Gorma High School.
Je’Rell Springer, the 6-foot-6-inch Shadow Ridge High School swingman feels he’s been a bit overlooked in a group of Nevada’s top prep recruits led by Bishop Gorman’s Charles O’Bannon Jr. and Centennial’s Troy Brown.
The U.S. Olympic basketball team had a productive week in Las Vegas, culminating with Friday’s 111-74 win over Agentina. Now, it’s on to Los Angeles for the next stop on the five-game exhibition tour when Team USA faces China Sunday at the Staples Center.
C.J. Watson, former Bishop Gorman and Tennessee star, gets up early to give basketball tips to youngsters at Doolittle Community Center.
Gary Trent Jr., ranked by ESPN.com as the nation’s No. 9 basketball recruit, has transferred to Findlay Prep. He is playing this week for a Minnesota team in one of the Las Vegas AAU tournaments.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George made a successful return to Team USA Friday, two years after breaking his right leg in a scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The senior guard at Bishop Gorman High School is being getting recruited by Brigham Young and a handful of other schools. He also would like to be considered by UNLV, where his dad, Christian Sr., played from 1999 to 2001.