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Utah forward Donnie Tillman (3) celebrates with fans following a NCAA college basketball game against Washington State, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
Utah’s Tillman transferring to UNLV basketball
July 29, 2019
Donnie Tillman may not be a Las Vegas Valley native, but he went to high school here for three years. That was enough to get him to come back. The Utah junior forward, who played ...
Noah Taitz of Bisop Gorman High School takes a portrait during the Las Vegas Sun's Media Day at Red Rock Resort and Casino on Oct. 30, 2018.
Noah Taitz breaks slump at right time, leads Gorman to win against Findlay Prep
Jan. 19, 2019
Noah Taitz is the best shooter on the Bishop Gorman High basketball team. Arguably, he's the best in Nevada. But Taitz on Saturday ...
Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier (35) sails in for a dunk against the UNLV Rebels during their NCAA basketball game Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center In Las Vegas. Arizona won the game 91-88 in overtime.CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
Findlay Prep has 8 former players in NCAA Tournament
March 14, 2018
Findlay Prep and other high schools around the valley have provided plenty of local players for Las Vegans to cheer on this weekend ...
Findlay Prep's Bol Bol slams down the final two points during the Findlay Toyota Big City Showdown against Bishop Gorman High School at the South Point Arena Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.
Bol Bol carries Findlay Prep to win in annual game with Gorman
Jan. 20, 2018
Findlay Prep big man Bol Bol ran down the court at South Point Arena as time expired. The 7-foot-3 senior soared toward the rim, whipped the ball around with his spindly arm and finished the windmill dunk. It capped off ...
Findlay Prep players celebrate after beating Bishop Gorman at the South Point Arena on Jan. 21, 2017.
Gorman, Findlay Prep highlight basketball showcase at South Point
Jan. 19, 2018
It usually is one of the Las Vegas area’s best attended high school basketball games of the season. The “Big City Showdown” between Bishop Gorman and Findlay Prep is ...
Findlay Prep’s Bol Bol to play in McDonald’s All-American game
Jan. 16, 2018
Findlay Prep basketball big man Bol Bol has been selected for the McDonald’s All-American basketball game, the organization announced today. Bol joins a long list of Findlay Prep Pilots picked to ...
Findlay Prep’s Bol Bol signs with Oregon Ducks basketball
Nov. 21, 2017
The Oregon Ducks entered the week with the top-rated recruiting class in program history. But that effort went to a whole new level Monday morning with the commitment of ...
Gonzaga forward Zach Collins defends Loyola Marymount forward Shamar Johnson in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
Gonzaga's run to Final Four fueled by two with Las Vegas ties
March 30, 2017
The Gonzaga basketball team’s run to its first Final Four has been special for the program’s loyal fans in Spokane, Wash. The same is true for a few invested supporters in Las Vegas ...
The McDonald's All-Americans from Southern Nevada include, from left, P.J. Washington (Findlay Prep), Troy Brown Jr. (Centennial) and Chuck O'Bannon Jr. (Bishop Gorman).
Having a local in McDonald's All-American game has become regular occurrence
March 22, 2017
The celebration has almost become an annual tradition in Las Vegas. The valley has sent 13 players to the McDonald's All-American game since 2012 and 17 since ...
Findlay Prep players celebrate after beating Bishop Gorman at the South Point Arena on Jan. 21, 2017.
Findlay Prep prevails in overtime against Gorman; rivalry continues to produce memorable games
Jan. 21, 2017
The Pilots and Gaels might not play in the same league, or even in the same classification, but the annual game between the two Southern Nevada powers is usually intense ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their win over Findlay Prep during basketball at the South Point Casino on Saturday, January 23, 2016.
Big City Showdown basketball event at South Point not only about Gorman, Findlay Prep
Jan. 19, 2017
The Gaels and Pilots will tip at 6 p.m. after four games which are each also expected to be competitive, starting with a girls tilt at 11:30 a.m. between ...
Troy Brown Jr., Centennial HS, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Pair of locals selected for USA Basketball U17 competition
June 14, 2016
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.
Bishop Gorman's Chuck O'Bannon Jr. elevates for a shot versus Findlay Prep at the South Point on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.
Gorman finally wins close game thanks to O’Bannon, key reserves
Jan. 23, 2016
Bishop Gorman High’s Grant Rice did a little more than coach the Gaels basketball team this week. He was also its master motivator. His team has struggled in close games this season, losing five by a combined 12 points entering ...
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.
If you plan to attend one high school basketball game, make it this one
Jan. 21, 2016
The drama is unmatched for a high school sporting event. The annual Findlay Prep-Bishop Gorman basketball game has delivered on the hype in recent seasons:
Kelly Oubre Jr., right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York.
Oubre finding his way at the next level with Washington Wizards
July 15, 2015
Kelly Oubre Jr. always had the look and the build, but eight months ago that NBA-ready body spent more time on Kansas’ bench than off it.

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