Though the Rattlers built a 22-point lead in the first half of the Class 3A Southern Region championship game, they needed to make five free throws down the stretch to survive a frenetic comeback by Chaparral to earn a 64-60 victory at Del Sol.
Mwani Wilkinson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, including Gorman’s first 12 points of the fourth quarter, as the Gaels defeated the Jaguars 52-42 in the Southern Nevada boys basketball championship game.
The Mountain Region champion Bulldogs coasted to an 86-51 victory over Desert Region champion Bishop Gorman on Monday in the Southern Nevada championship game.
Gonzaga is back atop the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll. UNR fell six places to No. 13.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 16 points to help Bishop Gorman to a 57-50 win over Clark in the Desert Region championship game at Foothill. Desert Pines edged Arbor View 49-46 in the Mountain Region final at Legacy.
UNLV’s Nick Blair missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and San Diego State escaped the Thomas Mack Center with a 60-59 victory on Saturday night.
Bishop Gorman edged Desert Oasis 41-39 in the Desert Region championship game Saturday at Foothill, and Centennial whipped Canyon Springs 70-25 in the Mountain Region final at Legacy.
When UNLV coach Marvin Menzies made a comment about receiving racial epithets after being hired in 2016, he didn’t expect it to receive much of a reaction on Twitter. But some fans expressed their anger on the social media site.
Breaking down UNLV’s basketball game against San Diego State at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Duke says freshman star Zion Williamson won’t play against Syracuse because of a mild knee sprain sustained earlier in the week.