Bishop Gorman’s Isaiah Cottrell in at No. 5 on our list of Southern Nevada’s top boys basketball players.
The 6-foot-5-inch combo guard has 12 Division I scholarship offers and is concluding the summer with a three-day stint at Houston Rockets star Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp, which began Thursday.
The Stars subdued Nike Elite Youth Basketball League staple Mac Irvin Fire of the Chicago Area with a 68-60 victory Sunday afternoon to clinch the 17U title at Spring Valley High School.
Makhi Mitchell had 13 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots, and Josh Wallace and Mekhi Long combined for 36 points off the bench as the Premier topped The Truth 82-75 in the final of the 17 Invite division.
Calvary Chapel superintendent John Trevino confirmed that Bliss sent out an email Saturday night resigning as coach and athletic director for the Lions.
The Las Vegas Prospects are finally playing the way coach Quincy Pondexter thought they could. And that effort led to two wins Saturday to reach the quarterfinals of the 17U Platinum Premier bracket at the Las Vegas Classic.
Jalen Suggs, who plays club basketball for Grassroots Sizzle out of Minneapolis, is one of the top two-sport athletes in the country and has several Division I basketball and football scholarship offers.
Cassius Stanley, a four-star senior wing and consensus top-40 recruit from the Los Angeles area, has shined this year for Westbrook’s grassroots basketball program, Team Why Not.
Bishop Gorman’s Zaon Collins is a slender 6-foot guard, probably tipping the scales at 150 pounds. But when the game’s on the line, Collins has shown he’s tough enough to carry a team.
Nick Blake, who just completed his junior year at Durango, is heading west to join Middlebrooks Academy (California) and will reclassify to the 2020 class.