Raychel Stanley scored 20 points Saturday to help Bishop Gorman’s girls basketball team to a 68-53 win over Horizon Christian (Calif.) in the SoCal Holiday Prep Classic in San Diego.
UNLV coach Dave Rice admitted he was concerned about a possible letdown Saturday night against Southern Utah. Not only had the Rebels split a pair of consecutive games against ranked teams, a loss to Utah followed by the win over Arizona, but there are two big games on the horizon.
Canyon Springs’ girls basketball team would have done just about anything to shave the last three minutes off of its second game Saturday.
With eight minutes to play Saturday, Las Vegas High’s boys basketball team was cruising to an easy win to capture its pool in the Las Vegas Prep Championship.
The Durango girls basketball team hasn’t done much since its last game on Dec. 16, and the rustiness showed in the first half Saturday.
You don’t get more local than Little League. Mountain Ridge united the community as few teams have, a group of 14 players who became the first team in Nevada history to make the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Columnist Ed Graney has their story at the top of his 2014 list.
Max Hisatake and Jake Epstein each scored 19 points Saturday to lead The Meadows’ boys basketball team to a 74-63 victory over Chadwick School (Calif.) in the Vegas Invitational at Mountain View.
Darrian Traylor led four scorers in double figures with 16 points Saturday as Centennial’s boys basketball team topped Northwood (Calif.) 67-51 in the Estancia/Tustin Classic in Tustin, Calif.
The frontcourt — Chris Wood, specifically — set the bar high for the Rebels on Saturday night. The Rebels dominated Southern Utah, 79-45, earning above-average grades across the board. UNLV avoided a letdown after Tuesday’s big win over Arizona.
One way to wake up a bored crowd is with a windmill dunk, and Chris Wood threw down a thunderous one. A lightning-strike streak of 3-pointers also can do the trick, and Rashad Vaughn made three during a two-minute stretch in the second half. And the Rebels rolled over Southern Utah, 79-45.