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Three local high school seniors selected to the McDonald's All-American Game
Feb. 9, 2012
Bishop Gorman’s Shabazz Muhammad and Findlay Prep duo Anthony Bennett and Brandon Ashley were among 24 high school seniors selected nationwide on Thursday to participate in the McDonald’s All-American game.

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Bishop Gorman's Shabazz Muhammad.
Two from Findlay Prep, Gorman's Shabazz Muhammad picked for elite all-star game
Feb. 2, 2012
Three local high school basketball players on Thursday were selected for the Jordan Brand Classic team.
Findlay Prep's Anthony Bennett, recovering from a hamstring injury, smiles during practice at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Jan. 19, 2012.
Shabazz Muhammad, Anthony Bennett two of nine Nevadans nominated for McDonald's game
Jan. 25, 2012
Nine high school basketball players from Nevada last week were nominated for the 2012 McDonald’s All-American Games, including highly regarded Bishop Gorman High senior Shabazz Muhammad and Findlay Prep post player Anthony Bennett. A Las Vegas player has been selected for the game in each of the last three years — Findlay’s Avery Bradley (2009), Findlay’s Cory Joseph and Tristan Thompson, and Bishop Gorman girls’ player Aaryn Ellenberg (2010), and Findlay’s Myck Kabongo (2011).

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Findlay Prep forward Matt Willms reacts after Nigel Williams-Goss got a basket and was fouled by Bishop Gorman during their game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at Cox Pavilion. Findlay won the game 73-61.
Winston Shepard, Nigel Williams-Goss lead Findlay Prep to double-digit win against Gorman
Jan. 21, 2012
Findlay Prep senior forward Winston Shepard has the reputation of being one of the nation’s elite high school basketball defenders. On Saturday, his performance in guarding the nation’s consensus top recruiting prospect solidified the claims of his defensive ability. Shepard served as the primary defender against Bishop Gorman High’s Shabazz Muhammad during the annual Gorman-Findlay game at Cox Pavilion, holding Muhammad scoreless in the third quarter while Findlay opened a double-digit lead in a 73-61 victory.

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Half court buzzer-beater in overtime powers Coronado over Foothill
Jan. 21, 2012
Coronado coach Jeff Kaufman instructed Teyshawn Campbell to either draw a foul or get to the rim with the game tied and five seconds remaining in overtime Saturday afternoon against Foothill. When Campbell realized neither of those options would work, he improvised. The senior guard took two steps past half court and launched the ball at the buzzer. The half court heave bounced off the backboard and through the net. Coronado 75, Foothill 72.
UNLV coaching legend Jerry Tarkanian watches the Findlay Prep game against Bishop Gorman Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at Cox Pavilion. Findlay won the game 73-61.
Local, national dignitaries in the stands to watch Findlay beat Gorman, 73-61
Jan. 21, 2012
Here’s yet another sign that Saturday’s Bishop Gorman-Findlay Prep high school basketball game is the hottest ticket in town: The list of notables in attendance at the Cox Pavilion included: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, UFC owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, UNLV coaching legend Jerry Tarkanian and more.
Findlay Prep's Christian Wood, center, is shown during practice at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Jan. 19, 2012. Teammate Amedeo Della Valle is at right. Findlay Prep plays Bishop Gorman at the Cox Pavilion Saturday.
Tickets remain for sold-out Findlay-Gorman game on StubHub ... for $201
Jan. 20, 2012
Fans without tickets to the sold-out high school basketball game today between Bishop Gorman and Findlay Prep at the 2,500-seat Cox Pavilion still had a shot at getting them, but not cheaply.
Findlay Prep's Winston Shepard is shown during practice at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Jan. 19, 2012. Findlay Prep plays Bishop Gorman at the Cox Pavilion Saturday.
Toughest ticket in town: Gorman, Findlay Prep ready for anticipated showdown
Jan. 20, 2012
When Bishop Gorman High basketball coach Grant Rice left his office Thursday afternoon for practice, he jokingly said he needed to lock his desk to guard what was on the inside. The veteran coach wasn’t talking about keeping his car keys or wallet safe. Rather, it was a batch of tickets to his team’s Saturday game against Findlay Prep at the Cox Pavilion he was worried about.

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Findlay Prep's Anthony Bennett, recovering from a hamstring injury, shoots during practice at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Jan. 19, 2012. Findlay Prep plays Bishop Gorman at the Cox Pavilion Saturday.
Findlay Prep's Anthony Bennett talks about his recruitment, will be a game-time decision against Gorman
Jan. 19, 2012
A pulled right hamstring is limiting Findlay Prep senior forward Anthony Bennett and could force the prized UNLV recruit out of Saturday’s anticipated showdown against Bishop Gorman High at the Cox Pavilion. The 6-foot-7 Bennett, a consensus top-10 prospect, is considered day-to-day with the nagging injury and was a non-participant for most of Thursday’s practice.

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Findlay Prep celebrates its 89-86 double-overtime victory over Bishop Gorman on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Cox Pavilion.
Showdown will include more than annual Gorman, Findlay Prep basketball game
Jan. 4, 2012
Coronado High School basketball coach Jeff Kaufman didn’t have to think twice when officials from Findlay Toyota contacted him with an intriguing offer. The highly anticipated game between powers Findlay Prep and Bishop Gorman, which the dealership sponsors annually, is blossoming this winter into an all-day event, and they wanted to include some Las Vegas-area public schools in what’s being billed as a celebration of local basketball. Coronado and Foothill, rivals in the Henderson-based Southeast Division, were invited to play one of their two regular-season games before the Findlay-Gorman tilt.
Findlay Prep's Anthony Bennett leaps to dunk during their game against Best of Vegas at the Fullcourt Press Las Vegas Fall Showcase Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Bishop Gorman High School. Findlay won the game 81-80.
Public school teams will get crack at beating Findlay Prep
Nov. 2, 2011
Las Vegas High basketball coach Jason Wilson couldn’t have asked for a better nonleague game for his team to play in. The Wildcats are one of three Southern Nevada public schools scheduled to play national power Findlay Prep, facing off against the Henderson-based team Dec. 17 at the South Point Arena. Findlay, which takes players from around the country for its top-caliber team of blue-chip recruits, is in its sixth year of existence at Henderson International School. The Pilots have twice won the ESPN RISE national championship and are regulars in virtually every national ranking

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Findlay Prep celebrates its 89-86 double-overtime victory over Bishop Gorman on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Cox Pavilion.
Venue, TV deal set for Jan. 21 meeting between Findlay Prep, Bishop Gorman
Oct. 5, 2011
A date, time, location and even a teleivsion deal for one of the nation's most anticipated high school basketball games this season is set. The fourth meeting between the two national powers will take place Jan. 21.

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Best of Vegas player and UNLV commit Katin Reinhardt dishes off a pass against Findlay Prep during their game at the Fullcourt Press Las Vegas Fall Showcase Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Bishop Gorman High School. Findlay won the game 81-80.
Reinhardt, Bennett provide theatrics in wild night of hoops at Bishop Gorman
Sept. 29, 2011
To the 500-plus UNLV fans who showed up to watch 2012 commit Katin Reinhardt play Wednesday night at Bishop Gorman, it didn't matter whether his potential game-winning 26-footer in the final seconds fell or not. They'd already bonded with him long ago.

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Findlay Prep head coach Mike Peck yells to his players during their game against Bishop Gorman Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Cox Pavilion. Findlay eked out an 89-86 double-overtime win.
Overhauled roster could give Findlay Prep a dominant look once again
Aug. 25, 2011
The 2011-12 Findlay Prep basketball team won't look at all like the one whose season ended with a thud in the quarterfinals of the ESPN Rise National High School Invitational last April in Maryland. Literally. Take senior swingman Winston Shepard, for example.
Detroit Stars forward Matt Willms - a UNLV recruiting target - takes a shot Friday, July 22, 2011 during the Las Vegas Fab 48 tournament at Bishop Gorman.
Now at Findlay Prep, 7-foot UNLV target Matt Willms ready to blossom
Aug. 23, 2011
When UNLV first began recruiting 7-foot Canadian center Matt Willms in early July, he was about as under the radar as a 7-footer could possibly be. Dave Rice and his staff were made aware of the big left-hander through a connection with Tyrone Lofton — his coach on the AAU circuit with the Detroit Stars.

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