Liberty boys basketball coach Kevin Soares is the Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada Coach of the Year after leading the Patriots to their first state title.
The Bishop Gorman boys survived with a 97-95 win over Liberty in double overtime to win the Tarkanian Classic and keep the Review-Journal’s Class 5A No. 1 ranking.
LaVerk Hodges’ 3-pointer with less than 30 seconds left gave Del Sol a 64-62 overtime win over Boulder City for the Class 3A Southern Region boys basketball championship.
Plenty of league titles and playoff seedings hang in the balance, and several games will determine how teams line up entering the postseason.
Former Foothill player Marvin Coleman, who walked on last basketball season, was put on scholarship by UNLV. It is the Rebels’ last available scholarship.
Midajah McCarty’s steal and three-point play with 14.6 seconds to go gave the Lions the lead and they held on for the 47-43 victory at SLAM Academy.
The Meadows opened the game on a 21-2 run and rolled to a 65-38 victory over Lake Mead in the semifinals of the Class 2A Southern League tournament at SLAM Academy.
Democracy Prep forced nine first-quarter turnovers, then hit six 3-pointers in the second quarter to pull away en route to a 75-45 boys basketball victory over the visiting Dragons.
Emmanuel Austin hit 6 of 8 free throws in overtime Tuesday to lead Legacy’s boys basketball team to a 77-75 home victory over Cheyenne.
Jamia Carter scored 15 points Tuesday to help Shadow Ridge’s girls basketball team to a 57-54 home win over Cimarron-Memorial.