Coronado junior Jaden Hardy is the Nevada Preps Boys Athlete of the Year after averaging 30.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.4 assists per game.
Here is the 2019-20 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada boys basketball team.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 23 points, and his layup off a pass from Ryan Abelman with 1.8 seconds left lifted Bishop Gorman to a 61-59 win over Liberty.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Bishop Gorman to an 81-48 home win over Basic on Friday in the Desert Region quarterfinals.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Centennial girls are clear favorites once again, but there are some sleepers that could do some damage in the postseason.
Julian Strawther scored 14 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter to spark Liberty to a 71-66 victory over Coronado, which won the league title on the tiebreaker.
Daishen Nix, a 6-foot-5-inch senior point guard, is one of 24 boys basketball players who will play in the McDonald’s All-American game April 1 in Houston.
The Gaels welcomed new rival Coronado to the showcase by overcoming an early double-figure deficit at Cox Pavilion and scoring a nationally televised 70-62 victory.
Plenty of league titles and playoff seedings hang in the balance, and several games will determine how teams line up entering the postseason.
Liberty’s Julian Strawther scored 25 points in Friday’s 79-52 win over Tech, and a 3-pointer in the first quarter put him over the 2,000-point mark.