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Local standout Troy Brown Jr. still considering UNLV basketball
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Basketball standout Troy Brown Jr. of Centennial High, a five-star recruiting prospect for the class of 2017, is still considering playing for UNLV. Brown announced ...
Bittersweet: Centennial basketball coach moving ahead of what could have been championship season
Bittersweet: Centennial basketball coach moving ahead of what could have been championship season
Friday, July 22, 2016
high school basketball:
As word started to spread that Todd Allen was stepping down as the Centennial High School basketball coach to move to the Chicago area, many friends called with the same question ...
Centennial's Brown focused on being a leader during final live period
Centennial's Brown focused on being a leader during final live period
Thursday, July 21, 2016
high school basketball:
A couple of weeks ago the Las Vegas Prospects had a rough showing at the Nike Peach Jam, and after a little bounce back in Milwaukee they were looking to ...
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Pair of locals selected for USA Basketball U17 competition
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
high school basketball:
Centennial High senior Troy Brown and former Findlay Prep guard Markus Howard both made the 12-man roster for the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team, it was announced today.
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Centennial, star player Brown Jr. finish off Durango, get matchup with Gorman
Friday, February 19, 2016
Troy Brown Jr. finished with 30 points and 16 rebounds Thursday in Centennial’s 65-48 win over Durango in the Sunset Region semifinal.
Photo: From left, Centennial basketball players; Roy Spar
Led by Troy Brown Jr., Centennial basketball plans to play at fast pace
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The Centennial High basketball team plans to run this season, and the Bulldogs have a roster built for it. After falling to Palo Verde in the Sunset Regional semifinals last season ...
Local products fuel Northern Arizona basketball’s wild postseason run
Local products fuel Northern Arizona basketball’s wild postseason run
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Sports:
A college basketball player from Centennial High, his teammate from Palo Verde and their coach from Durango are in the middle of a postseason run of a lifetime ...
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Palo Verde shocks Centennial in Sunset Regional semifinals
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Grant Dressler, Taylor Miller guide Panthers to upset of Bulldogs
Grant Dressler stuck to Troy Brown like superglue. Nothing could possibly detach the Palo Verde senior from the Centennial sophomore at the top of the key in the final seconds of the first Sunset Regional semifinal. ...
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Centennial basketball could be the one to dethrone Gorman
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
High School Basketball:
The game isn’t guaranteed to happen because the teams are no longer in the same league. Yet, it’s the one matchup that could define the Centennial High basketball team’s season.
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Centennial’s Garrett Scheer picks Air Force basketball
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
high school recruiting:
Centennial High’s Garrett Scheer, a 6-foot-6 small forward for the class of 2015, verbally committed today to ...
Bishop Gorman disorients Centennial down low to win Sunset championship
Bishop Gorman disorients Centennial down low to win Sunset championship
Friday, February 21, 2014
Stephen Zimmerman, Chase Jeter and Nick Blair all have a night to remember against Bulldogs
The Gaels tore apart the Bulldogs from the inside, scoring nearly 80 percent of their points within the 12 feet between the free-throw line and the basket in a 78-52 victory.
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Centennial reaches Sunset Regional final by exacting payback from rival
Friday, February 21, 2014
Seniors Eddie Davis, Khalil Thompson pace the Bulldogs
Sometimes, coach knows best. When Centennial blew a fourth-quarter lead at Arbor View last December, its players were completely distraught. The Bulldogs couldn’t even think about the season ahead of them in the moment after losing to their neighboring archrival.
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UNLV recruiting target Troy Brown Jr. narrowly misses triple-double, helps Centennial advance in playoffs
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
high school basketball:
What a difference a half makes. The Centennial High basketball team led by just one point today at halftime against visiting Palo Verde in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals, struggling against the Panthers’ guard-heavy lineup. The Bulldogs dominated the second half, though, in outscoring Palo Verde by 29 points in what wound up be a convincing 79-49 victory to advance to Thursday’s regional semifinals.
Photo: Freshman Troy Brown Jr., 14, poses at Centennial H
The next big thing: UNLV basketball offers scholarship to local 14-year-old Troy Brown Jr.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The point guard will play his first high school game next month at Centennial High; compared to former NBA player Penny Hardaway
Troy Brown Jr. couldn’t hold back his emotions. When he got off the phone Tuesday night with UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice, the Centennial High freshman was so overwhelmed with happiness he started crying. The 14-year-old point guard was offered a scholarship by the Rebels — the first of what should be many offers for the 6-foot-5 prospect.
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Centennial's Marcus Allen named Nevada's Gatorade Player of the Year
Thursday, March 21, 2013
high school basketball: The 6-foot-4 senior guard scored nearly 30 points per game; will play next year at Stanford
Marcus Allen was named the Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year for basketball Thursday, but if you talk with the 6-foot-4 Centennial High senior guard, he’ll tell you something different. He considers Thursday’s announcement a team achievement.