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2016-17 Lake Mead Boys Basketball Capsule Preview

LAKE MEAD

Head coach: Jeff Newton, 23rd season

2015-16 record: 6-18 (3-13 Division III Southern, seventh)

Returning lettermen (starters): Six (three)

Top players: G Shay Rutledge (Jr.), G Madela Kaiaokumulani (Jr.), F Noah Tassi (Sr.)

Outlook: The Eagles return six lettermen and hope to be more competitive this season.

“The Southern (Class) 2A is a very competitive league, and night in and night out teams will be challenged,” Newton said. “There will be more than four teams who are capable of making the playoffs. We will see what team peaks toward the end of the season.”

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