Centennial freshman point guard Taylor Bigby is blossoming into one of the top freshmen on the West Coast and already has secured scholarship offers from Colorado and Utah of the Pac-12.
Desert Pines senior guard Darius Mitchell capped his only varsity campaign with a tiebreaking floater and subsequent pair of free throws in a 48-44 overtime win over rival Cheyenne on Saturday in Reno.
Jamal Bey had 21 points and seven rebounds as Bishop Gorman beat Bishop Manogue 62-41 to claim the Class 4A boys state basketball title. It was Gorman’s seventh consecutive title.
Noah Taitz hit four 3-pointers and scored 27 points as Bishop Gorman beat Clark 57-46 at Legacy to claim the Class 4A Sunset Region title.
Here are the 2018 boys basketball honors, as selected by coaches.
Review-Journal reporters Ben Gotz and Elaine Wilson preview this week’s biggest basketball matchups in Southern Nevada.
Isaiah Cottrell, a 6-foot-9-inch sophomore, is the latest elite prospect to man the middle for the top-ranked Gaels. He already has 19 scholarship offers and is the No. 30 prospect in his class, per Rivals.com.
Findlay Prep center Bol Bol believes he can be a one-and-done collegiate player so he can play in the NBA like his late father, Manute, a 10-year veteran and one of the most accomplished shot blockers in league history.
Clark junior Jalen Hill is emerging as one of the top wing players on the West Coast, and already has scholarship offers from UNLV and some Pac-12 colleges.
An AAU basketball game at Cashman Center was nearly canceled Wednesday night due to fire-code concerns as an overflow crowd jammed court 5 to watch LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand face SC Supreme.