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Cleveland forward Anthony Bennett listens to a coach during the Cavaliers' NBA Summer League game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Cox Pavilion.
Former Rebel Bennett surprised, excited about LeBron’s return to Cleveland
July 12, 2014
The news broke Friday morning while the Cleveland Cavaliers were at shoot around preparing for their NBA Summer League debut against the Milwaukee Bucks in Cox Pavilion. ...
UNLV forward Anthony Bennett reacts after a dunk against New Mexico Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 64-55.
Ex-UNLV star Bennett one of the top attractions in this year’s NBA Summer League
July 11, 2014
With all of the excitement surrounding LeBron James’ not-so-secret meeting at the Wynn on Wednesday in between his stops at the camp bearing his name at the Cashman Center, it was possible to forget one of the other things that makes Las Vegas the center of the basketball world in July.
UNLV forwards Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith react during the final minutes of their game against New Mexico on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. New Mexico won 68-56.
Former UNLV players go undrafted; Lobo top Mountain West pick in NBA Draft
June 26, 2014
This always seemed like a possibility when the decisions were made, but going undrafted is certainly not what UNLV's Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith had in mind when they left school a year early.
UNLV forwards Mike Moser and Khem Birch reach for a rebound during their Mountain West Conference Tournament game against Air Force Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack. UNLV won 72-56 and will face the winner of the Fresno State vs. Colorado State on Friday.
Once in similar situations, two former Rebels await their NBA fate
June 25, 2014
Two years ago, Mike Moser was Khem Birch. Both players had big decisions to make after their third season out of high school. Moser, who had just had a breakout season at UNLV, elected to return to school. Birch decided ...
Findlay Prep players and coaches gather with teammate  Rashad Vaughn at a local McDonald's to honor him being  selected as a McDonald's All-American on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Findlay Prep promotes from within for next head coach
May 28, 2014
Findlay Prep didn’t have to go outside its offices to find its next head coach. Associate head coach Andy Johnson, who’s been with the program the past five years, has been promoted to the staff’s top spot, the Henderson International School announced Tuesday evening.
Findlay Prep guard Kelly Oubre knocks the ball out of forward Dillon Brooks' hands during practice Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Findlay Prep dresses just 7, falls to Oak Hill in national semifinals
April 4, 2014
The lack of available players finally took its toll late in the game. The Henderson-based Pilots simply ran out of energy, squandering a 14-point third-quarter lead in a season-ending 64-56 defeat.
Findlay Prep guard Derryck Thornton Jr. drives to the basket while being defended by coaches Rodney Haddix, left, and Jerome Williams during practice Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Findlay Prep’s mascot a perfect choice given Pilots’ penchant for air travel
March 30, 2014
Findlay Prep isn't your typical basketball team. The Pilots often get mistaken for a pro team when they travel, which is a lot ...
A UNLV student holds up a sign to try to entice Rashad Vaughn to commit to UNLV during their game against Illinois on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the Thomas & Mack Center. Illinois won the game 61-59.
Rebels do it again: 5-star guard Rashad Vaughn commits to UNLV
Feb. 11, 2014
Whatever lumps they take on the court, Dave Rice’s Rebels don’t lose many recruiting battles. They won another big one on Tuesday.
Bishop Gorman forward Nick Blair and Findlay Prep forward Kelly Oubre fight or a rebound during their game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime.
Findlay Prep duo continue program's success with McDonald's selections
Jan. 29, 2014
Findlay Prep players Kelly Oubre and Rashad Vaughn were among the 24 high school seniors selected today to participate in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American game.
Bishop Gorman forward Nick Blair drops in the game-tying basket to send their game against Findlay Prep into overtime Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72.
Gorman finally downs Findlay Prep with hot start, big effort from improving junior
Jan. 25, 2014
They were supposed to be the Bishop Gorman High basketball team’s new “Big Three.” After the Gaels graduated a trio of top-100 recruits two seasons ago, 2015 classmates Nick Blair, Chase Jeter and Stephen Zimmerman were expected to emerge as the Nevada power’s new threesome of elite players. Jeter and Zimmerman have lived up the billing, becoming five-star recruiting prospects and two of the best players on the court each game. Blair clearly is a step behind. But that’s starting to change this season with the 6-foot-5 wing cracking the starting lineup and showing off his off-the-charts athleticism. It’s because ...
A capacity crowd fills Cox Pavilion to watch Findlay Prep take on Bishop Gorman Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at Cox Pavilion. Findlay won the game 73-61.
All eyes will be on Findlay Prep, Bishop Gorman basketball
Jan. 24, 2014
Bishop Gorman High’s Noah Robotham buried a 3-pointer from the corner, quickly hustling back on defense and not realizing the significance of his shot. In a game of big plays, blue-chip recruiting prospects and much anticipation, it was Robotham — then a freshman — with one of the most memorable plays. He just didn’t realize how crucial his shot was, which tied the game against Findlay Prep at 83 with seconds remaining in double overtime at the sold-out Cox Pavilion during the 2011 rivalry game between the nationally respected local programs.
UNLV recruits Stephen Zimmerman, left, and Rashad Vaughn, right, talk with George Nguyen during UNLV's annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Gorman duo, 6 from Findlay Prep and the freshman everyone is talking about make Scout.com's top 100
Oct. 28, 2013
Two verbal commits to the UNLV basketball team and nine Las Vegas area athletes are part of The Ultimate 100 from Scout.com, which was released Monday and ranks the nation’s top 100 high school basketball players regardless of graduation year.
UNLV head basketball coach Dave Rice watches players during the 2013 Adidas Super 64 summer tournament at Rancho High School Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
Findlay Prep's Rashad Vaughn sets up official visit to UNLV
Oct. 2, 2013
Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn will take an official visit to UNLV on Nov. 25-26, according to his mentor Pete Kaffey. Vaughn is a five-star shooting guard in the class of 2014.
UNLV head basketball coach Dave Rice watches players during the 2013 Adidas Super 64 summer tournament at Rancho High School Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
UNLV in good position with class of 2014 guard Rashad Vaughn
Sept. 25, 2013
Rashad Vaughn isn’t open, but still able to score. That's one of the reasons why the Findlay Prep senior guard is a consensus top-10 recruiting prospect.
Findlay Prep's Christian Wood shoots over Winston Shepard during practice at the Henderson International School campus Monday, March 26 2012.
Bern's-Eye View: Current practice ban won't have much impact on Findlay Prep
Sept. 19, 2013
Despite operating under its third head coach in three seasons, things couldn’t have been more business as usual at Findlay Prep practice Wednesday night.

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