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Basic Boys Basketball

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Shooting victim Robbins gave Basic High basketball 'everything he had'
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
When Quinton Robbins graduated from Basic High in 2015, he was asked to join the men's basketball coaching staff on the freshman team. It’s rare to have a teenager coaching other teens, but Robbins was the exception. He thrived in his responsibility because ...
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Las Vegas basketball tops Basic in quarterfinals, 84-68
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
high school basketball:
Ray Smith’s game-high 29 points helped the Las Vegas High basketball team down visiting Basic 84-68 today in the Sunrise Regional quarterfinals.
Photo: Foothill basketball players, from left, Jalen Shep
Third-quarter outburst shows Foothill basketball the real deal
Friday, February 7, 2014
high school basketball:
The Foothill high basketball team overcame a shaky first-half Thursday against host Basic, struggling with the Wolves’ full-court press and hostile crowd in falling behind by eight points at halftime. Then came the third quarter. Game over. Foothill outscored Basic 33-7, easily beating the press for uncontested points and draining a few 3-pointers on the way to a 84-63 victory.
Second-half scoring outburst leads Valley past Basic and into Sunrise semifinals
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
high school basketball:
When the Valley High basketball team fell behind by three points Tuesday at halftime against Basic in the first round of the Sunrise Regional tournament, the Vikings’ players could have easily been discouraged. After all, they went from being undefeated in the Northeast League two weeks ago to closing the regular season on a two-game losing streak — a skid not expected from a team expected to contend for the region crown.
This local basketball power wins share of eighth-straight league title
Friday, February 1, 2013
high school basketball:
Quick, name the best dynasty in Nevada high school sports? Programs at schools such as Bishop Gorman, Palo Verde or Centennial surely first come to mind for most Las Vegas-area prep sports followers. Well, think again. The Foothill High basketball team definitely needs to be in the conversation.
Photo: Isaiah Villaros of Basic sits on the ground after
Sharp-shooting Starr guides Foothill to 11th straight victory
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Foothill holds on to beat rival Basic behind seven three-pointers from Austin Starr
Foothill junior Austin Starr may have established himself as the best three-point shooter in town this season. It’s almost impossible to find any flaw with his game beyond the arc. Starr doesn’t miss very often either. He went 7-for-11 on three-point attempts Wednesday night at Basic, leading Foothill to a 71-67 victory.
Photo: Foothill basketball player Brannon Cresanto.
Foothill sharpshooter Cox leads Falcons to win against Basic
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Foothill High junior guard Greg Cox had a game-high 19 points, including draining five 3-pointers, and the Falcons overcame a slow start for a 62-42 victory Friday against host Basic.
Photo: Coronado basketball players Michael Louder, Austin
Austin Nelson leads Coronado in rout over rival Basic
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Coronado started Southeast division play with a statement victory Tuesday night against Basic. The Cougars blew out their Henderson rivals 87-53.
Desert Oasis boys top Basic in season opener
Thursday, December 9, 2010
If the Desert Oasis High School boys basketball team was nervous before its first game of the season, it sure didn’t show. After junior Kenny Lewis’ quick bucket against Basic High School to open Wednesday’s game, the Diamondbacks turned their 14-5 opening quarter into a 56-44 win over the host Wolves.
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Basic boys without starter Carducci to open season
Monday, December 6, 2010
HS BASKETBALL: Wolves will rely on younger players in hunt for first playoff berth in four years
The Basic High boys basketball team was on the verge of breaking through in the Southeast Division last winter. The Wolves took fifth in the Henderson-based league, missing the playoffs by one game. It needed a victory in the final week against Coronado or Foothill — two of the league’s playoff teams — to reach the postseason.