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Another wild finish: Findlay Prep holds off Gorman with blocked shot at buzzer
Jan. 24, 2015
It seemed only fitting this high school basketball rivalry game wasn’t decided until the last shot. It happens that way every season. Findlay Prep’s Horace Spencer blocked a layup attempt by Bishop Gorman’s Stephen Zimmerman as the final buzzer sounded ...
From Left: Bishop Gorman HS: Nick Blair, Chase Jeter, and Stephen Zimmerman..Findlay Prep: Horace Spencer, Justin Jackson and Allonzo Trier
Gorman, Findlay Prep is ‘one of the best high school basketball rivalries in the country’
Jan. 23, 2015
They’ve spent most of the high school basketball season on airplanes and buses traveling across the nation to face top competition. Saturday ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
Findlay Prep forward feels at home with UNLV, coaching staff
Oct. 1, 2014
When Todd Simon joined UNLV’s coaching staff last year, the Rebels’ recruiting results figured to pick up at Henderson’s Findlay Prep. So far that’s been the case as Monday’s commitment from class of 2016 forward Justin Jackson marked the second time a player Simon recruited to the Pilots followed him to the Rebels ...
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'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, which was released Monday and ranks the nation’s top 100 high school basketball players regardless of graduation year.

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