Tyler Tuiasosopo, 27, was hired by Western last month and provides instant name recognition for a team that hasn’t won a game on the field since 2010.
Follow the link for postseason boys basketball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Taylen Wachsmuth, Robert McFalls and Andre Davis combined for 54 points, and the Serpents rolled to a 63-46 win over Pahranagat Valley for the Class 1A boys state basketball title at Cox Pavilion.
Allen Merritt had 18 points, nine rebounds and four steals Saturday as Agassi Prep won its third state title in four years with a 60-43 victory over Adelson School in the Class 2A final at Cox Pavilion.
The schedule and results (when available) for the boys basketball state tournaments are here.
Capri Uzan scored 24 points to lead Desert Pines to a 69-46 victory over Cheyenne in the Class 3A boys basketball state title game Saturday at Cox Pavilion.
Chuck O’Bannon scored 36 points, and Bishop Gorman rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final 1:40 to defeat Clark 62-58 for the Class 4A boys state title at Cox Pavilion.
The state basketball tournament is being held at Cox Pavilion, a 2,500-seat gymnasium on UNLV’s campus and a logistical nightmare for the most significant week of the prep season.
Pahranagat Valley’s boys basketball team built an 18-point lead by the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 68-29 victory over Owyhee in the Class 1A state semifinals Friday at Durango.
Jake Buchman nailed the game-winning 3-pointer in overtime Friday that lifted the Lions to a 57-56 win over West Wendover in a Class 2A state semifinal at Del Sol.