UNLV picked up its first member of the 2021 class when Durango point guard Keshon Gilbert committed Saturday. The Rebels have four commitments for the 2020 class.
Swift sat out the high school season after transferring from Durango to Desert Pines, but returned to competitive basketball during the club season with the Las Vegas Knicks, with whom he reached the under-16 championship game Sunday in the Fantastic 40 at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy.
Utah forward Donnie Tillman, formerly of Findlay Prep, will transfer to UNLV, according to multiple people familiar with the situation.
The former Kentucky forward is projected to be taken as a lottery pick or just outside those top 14 selections in the NBA draft, which begins at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The power forward, ranked No. 63 in the junior class by ESPN, announced his commitment via Twitter on Thursday night.
The Pilots, who probably won’t field a team next season, won 10 of the 13 games against the Gaels, but Gorman took three of the past six, including a 59-55 victory Jan. 19.
The program won three National High School Invitational championships and had a run of 11 consecutive appearances in the national tournament halted this year.