Video: Preseason Top 25 Basketball Rankings
Breaking down the national contenders heading into the 2018-19 season.
Head Coach: Grant RiceLast Season:
29-4 (NIAA Class 4A state champions)
Players to Watch:Chance Michels
(6-2, Sr., G)Mwani Wilkinson
(6-5, Jr., F)
Nov. 29 - vs. Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.)
Dec. 7 - vs. Guyer (Denton, Texas)
— Hoophall West (Phoenix)
Dec. 8 - vs. Gonzaga Prep (Spokane, Wash.)
— Hoophall West
Dec. 19-22 - Tarkanian Classic
Jan. 4 - vs. La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.)
— Cancer Research Classic (Wheeling. W. Va.)
Jan. 5 - vs. Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.)
— Cancer Research Classic
Jan. 19 - vs. Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.)
Bishop Gorman has set the standard in high school basketball — winning
the most consecutive state championships in the nation.
Gaels enter 2018-19 with a strong returning core and as overwhelming favorites to capture an
unprecedented eighth straight Nevada state championship.
The Nevada powerhouse features an abundance of depth at the guard position with Collins, Taitz,
Michels and McClendon all expected to see
major minutes this season.
forward Cottrell also will see an increased role and be expected to be the anchor down
low, while talented freshman Allen develops throughout the season.
Gorman faces a daunting schedule that includes Top 25 showdowns
with La Lumiere, Guyer, Sierra Canyon, Findlay Prep and Gonzaga Prep.
This talented young group appears destined for their eighth consecutive state championship as they grow into a cohesive unit throughout the year.