AUDIO – UNLV commit Donavan Yap explains why he chose to stay home

T.J Otzelberger took the UNLV job with the goal of building a fence around Las Vegas.

So far, so good.

Last week, the first year Runnin Rebels coach landed another commit from a Las Vegas local in Donavan Yap.

The 6-foot-4, 160-pound Yap plays his high school ball for Arbor Vview in the Northwest part of the city.

A pure scoring point guard, Yap had begun to blow up on the hoops circuit this summer.

He had offers from Minnesota, Washington State, San Diego State, Reno, Fresno State, Grand Canyon and Colorado State. And recently got interest from Villanova and Texas Tech.

Yap joined Cofield and Co. on Friday

 

 

Photo courtesy Las Vegas Review-Journal

 

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Now in his 22nd year in sports talk radio, Steve Cofield is the voice Las Vegas turns to every afternoon. Whether it’s breaking sports stories or insightful, thought-provoking commentary, Cofield never holds back. “Did you hear what Cofield said?” is a common refrain among sports fans around the West and the leading reason why no other radio group will dare try going local with a sports show from 3-6p PT.

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