Which league is the most competitive? What are some can’t-miss player matchups? Can anybody upend the Gorman boys and Centennial girls dynasties?
Gorman went on a 15-3 run to take a one-point lead over Corona Centennial (California) in the second half but couldn’t maintain the momentum in a 71-55 loss.
Bronny James, a freshman guard at Sierra Canyon High School in Chatsworth, California, is not the best player but is the most popular on the seventh-ranked team in the country.
Bronny James and Sierra Canyon will play two games in the event, while Bishop Gorman aims to keep the Platinum Division title at home for the third straight year.
Centennial opens the season again as the best girls basketball team in Nevada and ranked No. 23 nationally by USA Today. The Bulldogs have won five straight state titles.
Eight-time defending Class 4A state basketball champion Bishop Gorman, which finished last season in New York at the GEICO Nationals, opens the season again as the team to beat in Nevada.
Bigby, a five-star recruit ranked No. 23 in her class by ESPN, announced her commitment to play for the Ducks on Sunday night via Twitter.
The 6-5 senior, a five-star recruit, also had offers from other elite programs such as Kansas and Arizona.
Cottrell, a four-star recruit, will play his senior year at Huntington Prep in West Virginia. And Isaacs, a five-star recruit, is transferring to Wasatch Academy in Utah.
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.