Former Rancho guard Justin Holliday led the state in scoring in 2016-17 and overcame personal adversity to earn a basketball scholarship offer.
Liberty senior Cameron Burist is playing AAU basketball for Vegas Elite this spring as an unsigned senior and hopes to earn the Division I scholarship offer that has eluded him.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 all-state boys basketball team.
Filip Petrusev had 21 points and seven rebounds and was 5-for-6 on 3-pointers to lead Montverde Academy (Florida) to a 71-53 win over Findlay Prep in the semifinals of the GEICO High School Nationals in New York.
Kyler Edwards and Reggie Chaney combined for 39 points, and Findlay Prep rallied for a 66-54 victory over La Lumiere (Indiana) in the GEICO High School Nationals in New York.
Findlay Prep, the nation’s No. 3 high school basketball team, will compete in the GEICO High School Basketball Nationals in New York City next week.
Bishop Gorman senior wing Jamal Bey was named the 2017-18 Gatorade Nevada Player of the Year for boys basketball, the company announced Thursday.
Kamari Burnside scored five points in the final 1:30, and his alley-oop to Desert Oasis teammate Jacob Heese with 11 seconds to play sealed the Sunset Region’s 115-110 win over the Sunrise.
Silverado sophomore guard/forward Martel Williams had a strong season for the Skyhawks and is ready to play AAU basketball for the Las Vegas Punishers this spring and summer.
The Blue Knights hit 14 3-pointers, the most in a tournament game in state history at any level, as they flew past Battle Mountain 72-48 in the Class 2A state basketball championship game at Lawlor Events Center.