Recruiting Insider: Boys' Basketball


Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Tenth-ranked Maret has three seniors selected to All-MAC team

Maret has three seniors selected for All-MAC team while Flint Hill, St. Andrew’s and Potomac School get two players apiece

By Tariq Lee  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys basketball recruiting, Flint Hill, Maret, Potomac School, St. Andrew's, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Dorian Johnson vaults Herndon into Virginia state title contention

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | G Dorian Johnson uses scoring ability and unselfish play to lead the Hornets.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Herndon

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Paul VI, DeMatha, other local powers take national stage this weekend

The Bass Pro Tournament of Champions, HoopHall Classic and MLK Hoopfest make for a strong slate of high school hoops this weekend.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Cesar Chavez, Clinton Christian, Coolidge, DeMatha, Edison, O'Connell, Paul VI, Riverdale Baptist, Theodore Roosevelt, Wakefield, Wise

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/16/2014

National Collegiate guard Danzel Wright piling up points

Panthers guard Danzel Wright is averaging 30.4 points per game and gaining interest from Fairfield, Delaware State and Bowie State.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys basketball recruiting, National Collegiate

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014

St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes G Gavin Peppers embraces distributor role

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | After scoring at a high-level as a junior, Gavin Peppers has become more of a distributor for St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, and the Saints are thriving as a result.

By Tariq Lee  |  12:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 01/14/2014

McKinley Tech’s Christian Lutete blossoming into college prospect

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | After transferring from St. John’s two years ago, Christian Lutete has helped put McKinley on the DCIAA map.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:08 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys basketball recruiting, McKinley

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Bullis guard Aaron Briggs commits to Navy

The 6-foot-1 senior guard gives Navy an Oral commitment Saturday.

By Tariq Lee  |  10:27 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis

Posted at 10:43 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Quadree Smith transfers from Paul VI to Potomac (Md.)

Standout forward Quadree Smith has left the WCAC power and enrolled at Prince George’s 3A contender Potomac (Md.) due to issues regarding playing time and his recruitment.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:43 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Boys’ basketball: Who should be No. 1?

Who should be No. 1?

By Chelsea Janes  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, O'Connell, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Riverdale Baptist, St. John's

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Potomac Falls F Wanya Allen closes in on 1,000 career points

Standout junior forward Wanya Allen is closing in on the 1,000-career point for the Panthers as he looks to gain recruiting interest.

By Jason Butt  |  04:10 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac Falls

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Eleanor Roosevelt G Andre Fox assumes starring role

VIDEO | Eleanor Roosevelt guard Andre Fox is having little trouble transitioning from a member of the supporting cast to the go-to scorer for the Raiders.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Largo’s Abdulai Bundu in midst of breakout junior season

In just his third year of competitive basketball, Largo’s Abdulai Bundu is averaging 26.8 points for the first-place Lions.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:52 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Largo

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Anacostia G Michael Wilkerson gaining late-game confidence, college interest

Senior guard Michael Wilkerson has led Anacostia to a hot start to the season, and Towson and Georgia State are showing interest.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anacostia, Basketball, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Former Sidwell Friends All-Met Josh Hart provides major scoring punch off bench for Villanova

Former Sidwell Friends All-Met guard Josh Hart has emerged as one of the best sixth men in the Big East.

By Tariq Lee  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Sidwell Friends

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Sandy Spring’s Jason Friedman fills it up in career night

After scoring a school-record 46 points last month, Wildebeests senior guard Jason Friedman is generating college recruiting interest.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:54 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Sandy Spring

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Inaugural IAC/MAC Challenge will tip Saturday at St. Stephens/St. Agnes

St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes will play host to the inaugural IAC/MAC Challenge, featuring several surging area private schools.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:32 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/30/2013

C.H. Flowers guard Patrick Johnson wins Governor’s Challenge dunk contest

VIDEO | C.H. Flowers senior Patrick Johnson flashed his array of aerial skills to win the M&T Bank Slam Dunk contest at the Governor’s Challenge.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, C.H. Flowers

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 12/26/2013

Joshua Reaves, Quadree Smith lead Paul VI to runner-up finish at City of Palms

Panthers register wins against two nationally ranked opponents during Florida holiday tournament

By Brandon Parker  |  09:20 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Guard Trystan Pratapas finds a home at Georgetown Prep

Sharpshooting sophomore guard Trystan Pratapas has found a home at Georgetown Prep after moving to the area from Toronto two years ago.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:33 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Georgetown Prep, Letters of Interest

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Paul VI’s Kevin Dorsey serves as floor general

Fresh off an impressive offseason, junior point guard Kevin Dorsey looks to lead top-ranked Paul VI back to the WCAC championship.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:39 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Paul VI

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Bullis G Aaron Briggs lands Navy offer

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Through his commitment to his game Bullis sharpshooting guard Aaron Briggs lands an offer from Navy.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:08 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Letters of Interest

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Springbrook G Andrew Robinson adding offers, dimensions to his game

Springbrook senior guard Andrew Robinson added to his game and his list of offers over the summer.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Robinson, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Springbrook

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Top plays from the 2012-13 basketball season

Begin the new high schools hoops season with a bang by checking out some of the top highlights from last year.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Theodore Roosevelt’s Jibreel Faulkner signs with Cal State Northridge, Johnnie Shuler makes it official with La Salle

Theodore Roosevelt’s Johnnie Shuler and Jibreel Faulkner signed National Letters-of-Intent to play at La Salle and Cal State Northridge.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:03 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Maryland recruit Dion Wiley (Potomac) one of several locals to sign National Letters-of-Intent this week

Potomac All-Met guard and Maryland recruit Dion Wiley was one of a number of top local basketball players to make their commitments to Division I schools official this week.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Paul VI forward Quadree Smith chooses UNC-Greensboro

Talented Paul VI senior forward Quadree Smith commits to the school that offered him his first scholarship during a breakout campaign last year.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:59 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Theodore Roosevelt PG Johnnie Shuler commits to La Salle

Just two days after he returned form his official visit, Rough Riders senior guard Johnnie Shuler pledges to Explorers.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:27 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Theodore Roosevelt guard Johnnie Shuler leaning toward La Salle

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Aiming to make a decision next month, Theodore Roosevelt guard Johnnie Shuler is high on La Salle.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:03 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 11/02/2013

Delaware 87ers choose Aquille Carr in the NBA D-League draft

Former Princeton Day guard and All-Met Aquille Carr is taken in the third round by Philadelphia 76ers affiliate the Delaware 87ers.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:03 PM ET, 11/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 10/31/2013

With college decision, injury behind him, St. John’s G Tre Campbell focuses on senior season

BASKETBALL | Lightning quick St. John’s senior Tre Campbell is fully recovered from an MCL tear and prepared to lead the Cadets into a season filled with lofty expectations.

By Tariq Lee  |  10:54 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, St. John's

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Presbyterian lands O’Connell senior forward Stephen Osu

O’Connell forward Stephen Osu, a Nigerian native, has made significant strides in just five years of competitive basketball.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, O'Connell

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Leroy Butts transfers from O’Connell to Clinton Christian

Junior F Leroy Butts, a key contributor on O’Connell’s 2012-13 WCAC title team, is the latest area standout to transfer to the Eagles.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:32 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clinton Christian, O'Connell

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/26/2013

Paul VI junior Marcus Derrickson commits to Georgetown basketball

Highly touted Paul VI forward Marcus Derrickson chose the Hoyas after attending their Midnight Madness event on Friday.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Paul VI’s Franklin Howard attends Syracuse’s Orange Madness

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paul VI junior G/F Franklin Howard visited Syracuse’s Orange Madness, one of several planned visits this fall for the coveted recruit as he recovers from ACL surgery.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/16/2013

St. James’s Therence Mayimba commits to play basketball at George Mason

Montrose Christian transfer Therence Mayimba joins Potomac’s Trey Porter as the second local standout to commit to the Patriots this week.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, St. James

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Aquille Carr signs contract with NBA’s D-League

Former Princeton Day standout Aquille Carr hopes to be drafted in November’s D-League Draft.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:17 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aquille Carr, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Potomac’s (Va.) Trey Porter commits to George Mason basketball

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Senior center Trey Porter chose the Patriots over George Washington, Old Dominion and others.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Va.)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Bullis senior Andre Walker to play hoops at Hofstra

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Bulldogs senior Andre Walker achieved a notable family first with last weekend’s commitment.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:15 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Letters of Interest

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/04/2013

DeMatha senior guard Corey Henson chooses Wagner

DeMatha senior guard Corey Henson drew heavy interest following strong performances on the AAU and summer league circuits.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Riverdale Baptist F/C Chinanu Onuaku commits to Louisville

Highly touted senior F/C Chinanu Onuaku chooses the Cardinals over Georgetown and Miami.

By Brandon Parker and Roman Stubbs  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Riverdale Baptist F Chinanu Onuaku to commit Friday

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Riverdale Baptist forward Chinanu Onuaku is set to decide between Georgetown, Louisville and Miami.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2013

South Lakes wing Brandon Kamga comes into his own during big summer

South Lakes standout Brandon Kamga has drawn offers from Holy Cross, JMU and Kennesaw State as well as interest from VCU.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, South Lakes

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Clinton Christian’s Byron Hawkins chooses Towson

Byron Hawkins, one of the area’s top guards in the class of 2014, chooses the Tigers.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clinton Christian, Friendly, Good Counsel, Wise

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Aquille Carr shines on Legends Tour in China (Video)

A mixtape has surfaced from the former Princeton Day star Aquille Carr’s time overseas alongside former NBA talent on the Legends Tour in June.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:17 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Daylin Davis takes unexpected detour to playing hoops at Le Moyne

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After initially being headed to prep school, former North Point swingman Daylin Davis snags last-minute spot at Le Moyne.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clarksburg, Douglass, Football, Huntingtown, Hylton, Lake Braddock, North Point, Northern, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Stone Bridge, Stonewall Jackson, Suitland, Tuscarora, Wise, Woodgrove

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Jordan Abdur-Ra’oof of Gonzaga commits to Cornell basketball

Versatile forward Jordan Abdur-Ra'oof chose the Big Red over Brown and George Washington.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Guard Byron Hawkins transfers to Wise from Good Counsel

Byron Hawkins, one of the area's top guards in the class of 2014, will join the Pumas this season.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Friendly, Good Counsel, Riverdale Baptist, Wise

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Darian Bryant, Mike Morsell of St. John's make college decisions

St. John’s swingman Mike Morsell commits to Towson while Darian Bryant pledges to George Washington within a matter of minutes Thursday night.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, St. John's

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/19/2013

St. Stephen's/St. Agnes forward Cameron Gregory commits to Loyola (Md.)

Emerging St. Stephen's/St. Agnes forward Cameron Gregory will join a trio of locals when he suits up for the Greyhounds in 2014-15.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Episcopal swingman Greg Malinowski commits to William & Mary

Thanks to defensive savvy and strong court vision, Episcopal swingman Greg Malinowski saw several schools flock toward his diverse skill-set this summer.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Episcopal

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Montrose Christian, St. James welcome basketball transfers

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Former Montrose Christian players Therence Mayimba and Justin Robinson move to St. James while the Mustangs welcome Oklahoma trasnfer Allonzo Trier.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:31 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian, St. James

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Clinton Christian guard Jon Davis takes advantage of spotlight

Thanks to a strong showing against a top recruit, guard Jon Davis garnered an offer from Oklahoma State.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:47 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clinton Christian, O'Connell

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 08/06/2013

St. John's guard James Palmer commits to play at Miami

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Versatile Cadets' senior James Palmer blossomed over the summer into a high-Division I level recruit.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:39 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, St. John's

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Paul VI G/F Franklin Howard to have knee surgery

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Highly touted recruit Franklin Howard is expected to be sidelined for 4-5 months after rupturing the ACL in his left knee at the Peach Jam.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Paul VI

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Chinanu Onuaku of Riverdale Baptist bolts up recruit rankings

BOYS' BASKETBALL | Riverdale Baptist Coach Louis Wilson says the best is yet to come for his 16-year-old forward, Chinanu Onuaku, left.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:09 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Loudoun Valley F Paul Rowley picks William & Mary

Budding Loudoun Valley big man Paul Rowley used a stroll to the neighborhood to decide on his basketball future with William & Mary.

By Gabe Hiatt  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Loudoun Valley

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Clint Robinson of C.H. Flowers continues unlikely climb toward college basketball scholarship

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Jamaica native Clint Robinson, a rising senior at C.H. Flowers, has emerged as a Division I prospect, despite only picking up the game three years ago.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:32 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, C.H. Flowers

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/10/2013

DeMatha's Corey Henson draws attention during impressive offseason

DeMatha guard Corey Henson's perimeter skills have helped him garner offers from Mount St. Mary's, Robert Morris and others.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 07/10/2013

For Maryland recruit Melo Trimble of O'Connell, basketball never stops

SUMMER WORKOUTS | O’Connell guard Melo Trimble works tirelessly to prep his point-guard skills for his time at Maryland.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:37 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, National Christian, O'Connell

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/10/2013

DuVal swingman Edward Polite attracts suitors with revamped skill set

After playing last season in the post, DuVal rising junior Edward Polite has attracted the attention of recruiters with his play on the wing.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DuVal

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Josh Reaves carves out bigger role with Paul VI baskeball team

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | After patiently waiting and learning last season, Paul VI rising junior Josh Reaves is ready to make an impact for the Panthers.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, C.H. Flowers, Paul VI, St. John's

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 07/03/2013

From small school, Stephen Brown finds big opportunity with Bucknell

After years of wondering if attending a small private high school would hurt his chances of playing Division I college basketball, guard Stephen Brown commits to Bucknell.

By Preston Williams  |  09:18 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Stephen Brown

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Several local hoops standouts on the move for next season

St. John's, Paul VI and St. Stephen's/St. Agnes are among schools boosted by offseason transfers.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, Paul VI, Potomac Falls, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Springbrook twins Andrew and Aaron Robinson hit the recruiting trail together

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Springbrook twins Andrew and Aaron Robinson, both rising seniors, hope to play in college together.

By Eric Detweiler  |  05:54 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Springbrook

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Jahlil Okafor, Jerami Grant ready to lead Team USA into FIBA U-19 world championships

Jerami Grant, an All-Met at DeMatha, and Jahlil Okafor, the nation's top recruit, look to bring back a gold medal from the FIBA U-19 world championships.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:33 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/21/2013

George Leftwich's legend built on an abundance of stories

Former teammates and players dish on Leftwich's greatness as a player and coach.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Archbishop Carroll, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Maret's Steffen Davis turns heads on summer hoops circuit

With his backcourt play evolving this summer, senior guard Steffen Davis is expected to lead Maret into next season's MAC title defense.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:54 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Maret

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Potomac (Md.) All-Met Dion Wiley orally commits to Maryland

Potomac (Md.) All-Met Dion Wiley orally committed to the University of Maryland on Friday morning.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford vies for spot on the U-16 national basketball team

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Bryant Crawford, a rising junior guard at Gonzaga, hopes to make Monday's final cut for next week's FIBA Americas U-16 Championship.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:55 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Forest Park, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, Jefferson, Lacrosse, Langley, Madison, Perry Street Prep, South County, Tennis, Track & Field, westfield

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 05/30/2013

North Point boys' basketball looks to the future with summer league play

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | After graduating a decorated senior class, the Eagles begin summer league play on Friday.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:12 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, North Point

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/27/2013

Kevin Durant stops by DeMatha to play pick-up basketball

NBA All-Star and Montrose Christian alum joins what's become a typical occurrence of workout sessions among local basketball products.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Baseball, Bowie, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, DeMatha, La Plata, Lacrosse, Lake Braddock, Langley, Letters of Interest, Madison, Northern, Northwest, Reservoir, Rowing, Sherwood, Softball, South County, South River, Tennis, Track and Field

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Gwynn Park's Jalen Harris headed to Nyack College

Gwynn Park senior Jalen Harris signed to continue his basketball career at Nyack College earlier this month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:23 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Gwynn Park

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Loudoun Valley's Josh Grimard signs to play Division II basketball

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loudoun Valley senior combo forward Josh Grimard will take his basketball talents to the West Virginia D-II school next season.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Bullis, Chantilly, Football, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Loudoun Valley, Madison, Maret, Stone Bridge, W.T. Woodson, westfield

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Local players react to Andrew Wiggins's decision to attend Kansas

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Riverdale Baptist's Nigel Johnson and Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright have a new, future Big 12 rival in Wiggins.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2013

St. Stephen's/St. Agnes forward Cameron Gregory reels in offers

St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes forward Cameron Gregory's versatility in the post and on the perimeter have drawn interest from Loyola, Holy Cross and others.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Oxon Hill's Magic Harris signs with Seton Hill

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Oxon Hill senior point guard Magic Harris had Division I options but chose to sign with Division II Seton Hill on Monday.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:05 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Chesapeake, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Loudoun County, Oxon Hill, South River, Wilson, Woodgrove

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Whirlwind month ends with Paul VI's Jamall Robinson heading to Hofstra

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paul VI’s Jamall Robinson, right, sheds light on his decision to ask for a release from his letter of intent with Niagara.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys' Basketball, Calverton, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Lacrosse, Langley, Madison, McNamara, North Point, O'Connell, Oakland Mills, Paul VI, Rowing, Softball, st. albans, St. Mary's Ryken, The Heights, Whitman

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Herndon guard Will Ferguson heads to College of Central Florida

After seriously considering prep school, guard Will Ferguson elects to sign with the NJCAA champion Patriots.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:29 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Herndon

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Aquille Carr signs with agent, invited to adidas Eurocamp in Italy

Princeton Day senior guard Aquille Carr signs with Johnny Foster of Capital Sports before heading to international pre-draft camp in June.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Georgetown snags commitment from St. John's junior guard Tre Campbell

St. John’s guard Tre Campbell, who grew up rooting for Hoya Allen Iverson, commits to play for Georgetown.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:17 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Georgetown, St. John's

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Jerron Martin, Princeton Day senior guard, commits to Ole Miss

Princeton Day guard Jerron Martin orally commits to Ole Miss a few day after visiting the campus.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:23 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Thomas Stone G M.J. Briscoe commits to North Carolina A&T

Thomas Stone guard M.J. Briscoe orally committed to North Carolina A&T.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Thomas Stone

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Montrose Christian center Cole Harrison commits to Dartmouth

Montrose Christian senior Cole Harrison will take strong rebounding and post skills to Ivy League basketball program.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Theodore Roosevelt's Johnnie Shuler, Jibreel Faulkner navigate recruiting process

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Theodore Roosevelt’s Johnnie Shuler and Jibreel Faulkner team up together on the AAU circuit while collecting offers and interest from colleges.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:38 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/06/2013

O'Connell's Melo Trimble, Potomac's Dion Wiley lead class of 2014 basketball prospects

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With the AAU circuit underway and college coaches on the recruiting trail, see which local boys’ basketball players are primed for a big summer.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, O'Connell, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Rowing, st. albans, St. John's, Theodore Roosevelt, Track & Field, westfield

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 05/05/2013

Westfield's C.J. Hill commits to Northeastern

After having his lone offer taken away, Westfield senior guard C.J. Hill caught Northeastern's attention while playing AAU this spring.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:20 AM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Loudoun Valley, westfield

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 05/01/2013

O'Connell forward Junior Etou commits to Rutgers

Talented Knights senior forward Junior Etou reunites with former AAU coach Eddie Jordan, who is now at the helm for the Scarlet Knights.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:45 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, O'Connell

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Capital Classic: News and notes from the 40th annual all-star game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Some of the nation's top basketball talent put on a show during crunchtime of the 40th annual contest, which also yielded some recruiting news.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, Crew, Fairfax, Football, Forest Park, Glenelg, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Soccer, Softball, South County, Southern, st. albans, St. John's, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Marquis Wright, Lavon Long follow Jimmy Patsos to Siena

North Point's Marquis Wright (left) and Oakland Mills' Lavon Long committed to Siena shortly after McNamara's Stephen Jiggetts elected to reopen his recruitment.

By Louis Nelson  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, McNamara, North Point, Oakland Mills

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Ariana Freeman feels the love from Louisville

Paul VI junior All-Met guard-forward Ariana Freeman commits to national runner-up Louisville.

By Preston Williams  |  06:09 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Boys' Basketball, Girls' basketball, Paul VI Catholic

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Magruder forward Brian Coleman headed to Catholic

After a breakout senior season, Magruder senior forward Brian Coleman committed to play at Catholic next year.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:59 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Magruder

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Maryland offers WCAC guards Tre Campbell, Bryant Crawford, Franklin Howard

The Terps aim to shore up their back court with offers for St. John’s junior Tre Campbell and sophomores Bryant Crawford (Gonzaga) and Franklin Howard (Paul VI).

By Brandon Parker  |  04:31 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga, Maryland, Paul VI, St. John's

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capital Classic all-star game rosters feature Kris Jenkins, Aquille Carr

The 40th installment of the Capital Classic boys' basketball all-star game will be held Sunday at T.C. Williams and features many of the areas top talents.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:03 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Herndon, Magruder, Montrose Christian, North Point, O'Connell, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Kennedy's Marcus Murray nearing decision

With his focus on three schools, Kennedy senior Marcus Murray plans to make his college decision in the near future.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Kennedy

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013

NFL draft: Gonzaga alum A.J. Francis works to catch league's attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A.J. Francis, a defensive lineman at Maryland, hopes his physical play will help him be selected in this week's NFL draft.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Crew, Football, Georgetown Prep, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lacrosse, Landon, Maryland, McNamara, Oakton, Riverdale Baptist, Rowing, Soccer, Washington-Lee

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/21/2013

Kansas State lands Nigel Johnson of Riverdale Baptist

After decommitting from George Washington last month, Riverdale Baptist All-Met senior guard Nigel Johnson pledged to Kansas State on Saturday.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/19/2013

DuVal's Charles Ekeanyanwu plans to walk on at Towson

DuVal senior Charles Ekeanyanwu plans to walk on at Towson, passing up several Division II basketball scholarship offers.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DuVal

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Chantilly's Laila Gray brings creative touch to soccer field

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Using a wide array of flashy moves, Virginia Tech recruit Laila Gray has eight goals and eight assists for Chargers.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Battlefield, Bishop Ireton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Freedom-South Riding, Lacrosse, Soccer

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Former Carroll guard Kenny Chery signs with Baylor

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Two years after Kenny Chery made the decision to develop his game at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri, the former Carroll guard takes the next step by signing with Baylor.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:17 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Carroll, Letters of Interest

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/17/2013

North Point PG Marquis Wright granted release from NLI by Loyola

North Point All-Met basketball player Marquis Wright has been granted full release from his national letter-of-intent to Loyola and will likely follow Coach Jimmy Patsos to Siena.

By Eric Detweiler  |  05:20 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, McNamara, North Point

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Mark Williams of Montrose Christian commits to Temple

Mark Williams, a second team All-Met forward at Montrose Christian, chooses the Owls over Kent State and Vanderbilt.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:15 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Gwynn Park's Ackhel Bazil cuts unique path to basketball scholarship at Washington Adventist

A native of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Gwynn Park senior Ackhel Bazil lands scholarship to Washington Adventist.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Gwynn Park

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Eleanor Roosevelt PG Emmanuel Matey commits to Morgan State

After helping Eleanor Roosevelt to the Maryland 4A boys' basketball title, senior point guard Emmanuel Matey has given an oral commitment to Morgan State.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright, Mark Williams turn focus to college

Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright wraps up his high school career with a loss at the National High School Invitational.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:35 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Coolidge center David Kadiri commits to UMBC

After months of deliberating, Coolidge’s standout senior center finds the right fit close to home at UMBC.

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Bell's Devin Shuler hopes breakout season translates to summer offers

Bell point guard Devin Shuler proved himself as a scorer this winter and now hopes to impress college recruiters on the AAU circuit.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:29 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Bell, Bell Multicultural High School, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Potomac's Dion Wiley aims to build on strong junior season

After a strong junior season, Potomac (Md.) guard Dion Wiley hopes to carry it over to the AAU circuit.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Riverdale Baptist PG Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington, re-opens recruitment

Riverdale Baptist senior guard Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington to reconsider his options before making a final college decision.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Relive Eleanor Roosevelt's run to the Maryland 4A boys' basketball title

The Eleanor Roosevelt boys' basketball team has released a highlight video of its state title run.

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Richard Montgomery's Justin Senou showcases versatile skill set

Senior Justin Senou finished the basketball season as Montgomery County's leading scorer, but Richard Montgomery counted on him for much more than that.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Richard Montgomery

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Victor Oladipo: There's more to know about Indiana's star

Despite all that's been written about DeMatha alum Victor Oladipo, there's still more to know about the Indiana star.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Indiana, NCAA tournament, Victor Oladipo

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Friendship Collegiate PG Byron Ashe commits to Mount St. Mary's

After a late recruiting move, Mount St. Mary's is the "perfect" fit for Friendship Collegiate's point guard Byron Ashe.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/26/2013

The top boys' basketball play of the season

After receiving more than 1,000 votes, Thomas Jefferson's Mig Gebril's game-winning jumper is voted the top play of the year.

By Nick Plum  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Loudoun County, Thomas Jefferson

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Florida Gulf Coast has the attention of Coolidge's David Kadiri

Coolidge center David Kadiri admits he is thinking about Florida Gulf Coast more this week after the Eagles' improbable run to the Sweet 16.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, David Kadiri

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Magruder's Justin Witmer picks Salisbury

Just 16 years old, Magruder senior Justin Witmer plans to play at Salisbury next year.

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Magruder

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Kris Jenkins, Marquis Wright named Gatorade players of the year

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Gonzaga's Kris Jenkins and North Point's Marquis Wright were named Gatorade state players of the year.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga, North Point

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Middle Tennessee State's Bruce Massey, a Seneca Valley grad, looks to relish March Madness

Seneca Valley graduate Bruce Massey is a senior starter on Middle Tennessee State's NCAA tournament team, which opens play Tuesday in Dayton.

By Preston Williams  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Seneca Valley

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Ballou's Brandon Boykin mulling college basketball future

After leading Ballou to strong postseason run, senior Brandon Boykin looks to add to college recruitment options.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Romone Saunders stays under the radar for star-studded Potomac (Md.)

Senior Romone Saunders hasn't received as much recruiting attention as some of his teammates, but he hopes to play college basketball next season.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 03/16/2013

Aquille Carr drops 52 points, announces plans to play in Europe

After dropping a season-high 52 points in his final high school game, Princeton Day senior Aquille Carr officially announces his plans to play overseas.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:26 PM ET, 03/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Randall Broddie shines in first season at Potomac (Md.)

Point guard Randall Broddie shook off early foul trouble to help Potomac (Md.) clinch a spot in the Maryland 3A final.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Letters of Interest: Talented point guards take center stage in Maryland 4A semifinals

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A group of talented guards - Magruder’s JJ Epps, North Point’s Marquis Wright, Potomac’s Dion Wiley and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Emmanuel Matey - lead their respective teams into Thursday’s Maryland state semis.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Polytechnic, Basketball, Boys basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Magruder, North Point

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Gonzaga grad Ian Hummer named Ivy League player of the year

The senior forward, whose father and uncle played for the Tigers, ranks second on the school's all-time scoring list behind Bill Bradley.

By Preston Williams  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Aquille Carr of Princeton Day appears likely to skip college, play overseas

Princeton Day senior Aquille Carr will announce his final decision Saturday, but signs point to him playing overseas.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Letters of Interest: New era of city hoops champions begins

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The DCSAA crowned its first basketball champions at the Verizon Center amid much fanfare.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, H.D. Woodson, O'Connell, Spalding, St. John's, westfield

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Letters of Interest: J.J. Epps, Nick Griffin fuel Magruder's perennial success

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Magruder senior guards J.J. Epps and Nick Griffin are the cornerstones of the Colonels' constant success.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson, Magruder, North Point, River Hill

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Markell Young's experience boosts Wise

Senior Markell Young, a North Point transfer, brings big-game experience to the Pumas.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Wise

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Letters of Interest: W.T. Woodson's Eric Bowles is a super sophomore

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With four starters graduating from Virginia AAA state semifinalist W.T. Woodson, expect more opponents and recruiters to pay attention to guard Eric Bowles.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Damascus, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Friendly, George Mason, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, McKinley, North Point, O'Connell, Oakland Mills, River Hill, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Aquille Carr of Princeton Day has another mixtape

Princeton Day senior and YouTube sensation Aquille Carr has a new, must-see mixtape.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:24 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Letters of Interest: Robinson RB Joe Wilson awaits first offer

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After leading the area with 2,358 rushing yards and 33 touchdowns last season, Robinson junior running back Joe Wilson has yet to receive as much as a phone call from a college coach.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Football, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hockey, Loudoun County, North Point, Robinson, Wrestling

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Kennedy PG Marcus Murray has options

After a strong showing in a season-ending loss to Magruder, Kennedy senior point guard Marcus "Peanut" Murray hopes to garner more attention from college scouts.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Kennedy, Magruder

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Georgetown's Greg Whittington watches Oakland Mills eliminate Gwynn Park

Former All-Met Player of the Year Greg Whittington watches his alma mater, Oakland Mills, finally get the best of Gwynn Park.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Georgetown, Gwynn Park, Oakland Mills

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Letters of Interest: Paint Branch backcourt gaining attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paint Branch guards Kiara Colston and Daisa Harris are one of the area's best backcourt tandems and lead the Panthers into tonight's 4A North region final against Poly.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Mason basketball, George Washington basketball, Girls' basketball, Gwynn Park, Oakland Mills, Paint Branch, St. Joseph's women's basketball, Wakefield

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Abdulai Bundu of Largo building on potential

Largo sophomore forward Abdulai Bundu comes on strong in his first varsity basketball season.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Largo

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Letters of Interest: Theodore Roosevelt's Jibreel Faulkner developing as prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Theodore Roosevelt junior swingman Jibreel Faulkner finding consistency in game, and college interest this winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:11 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, Jibreel Faulkner, Johnnie Shuler, Quinnipiac, Rob Nickens, Seton Hall, Seton Hall basketball, Siena, Theodore Roosevelt, UNC-Wilmington, West Charlotte

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Bracket set for new Maryland State Private School championship

In a response to the new city champinoship format, the six-team tournament will feature top Maryland teams including Riverdale Baptist, McNamara and Princeton Day.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Lanham Christian, McNamara, National Christian, Pallotti, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Letters of Interest: Leroy Butts is next rising star for O'Connell

LETTERS OF INTEREST | O'Connell sophomore forward Leroy Butts is beginning to pop up on the recruiting radar for several major colleges.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, O'Connell, Patuxent, Potomac Falls, St. John's, Wheaton

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Gonzaga senior guard Charles Glover commits to Mount St. Mary's

After going under the radar, Gonzaga senior guard Charles Glover has committed to play at Mount St. Mary's

By Brandon Parker  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Coolidge's Kadiri weighing offer from Duquesne, others

Coolidge center David Kadiri has seen his recruiting stock surge this winter while starring on the court for the Colts, and the post player is now considering offers from several schools.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:58 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, David Kadiri, Vaughn Jones

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Tre Bowens of Maret brings a football mind-set to the hardwood

Frogs senior Tre Bowens will play college football and brings that physical mentality to the basketball court.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:19 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Maret

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Letters of Interest: Fairfax RB Nick Scott commits to Penn State

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Following a junior day visit, junior Nick Scott committed to his dream school.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Edison, Fairfax Football, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, Maret, McLean School, McNamara, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Perry Street Prep, Potomac Falls, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, South County, St. John's, W.T. Woodson, Walter Johnson, Woodgrove, Wootton, Wrestling

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Letters of Interest: The anatomy of a college basketball prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Five-star recruits don't always translate to college and NBA success. Read what DeMatha Coach Mike Jones and Montrose Christian Coach Stu Vetter say it takes.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Edison, Girls' basketball, Montrose Christian, Potomac Falls, Robinson, South County, South Lakes, Stonewall Jackson, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Victor Oladipo myths: Bruce Pearl gets his facts wrong on former DeMatha standout

Memo to Bruce Pearl: Indiana standout Victor Oladipo DID start as a senior at DeMatha.

By Matt McFarland  |  12:10 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Eleanor Roosevelt's Malachi Alexander steps up in crunch time

Eleanor Roosevelt senior Malachi Alexander comes through with the game-winning dunk in the Prince George's County boys' basketball title game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Video: Wakefield basketball wins at the buzzer on Re'Quan Hopson's improbable three-pointer

After not attempting a three-pointer all season, Wakefield's Re'Quan Hopson sank the game-winning three in the Warriors' 46-44 win against Langley in Tuesday's Virginia AAA Northern Region quarterfinal.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:32 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Wakefield

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Letters of Interest: Georgetown, Indiana high on Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After missing his freshman season with a broken leg, Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford has emerged as one of the area's top recruits with offers from Georgetown and Indiana.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Mason, Gonzaga, Potomac (Md.), Robinson, Sidwell Friends, South County, South Lakes, Stonewall Jackson, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Kennedy's Marcus Murray hoping to close decorated career in style

A fourth-year starter, Marcus Murray has been a mainstay at point guard for the Cavaliers.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Kennedy

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Briar Woods OL Jared Coker, WR Brandon Polk earn football offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jared Coker and Brandon Polk recently received offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Va. Tech, adding to the list of big-time colleges interested in Falcon football players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Centennial, Football, Forest Park, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Lanham Christian, Largo, Maret, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist, South County, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Naim Muhammad of North Point gives oral commitment to play at Shepherd University

North Point senior Naim Muhammad orally commits to Division II Shepherd University.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:05 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, North Point

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Letters of Interest: All-Met basketball progress report

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With basketball season nearing its end, we take a closer look at some of area's top All-Met candidates.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hayfield, Herndon, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South County, westfield

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013

Friday Review: How players on the All-Met Watch performed

We take a look at how some of the area's top players did Friday night.

By Dillon Mullan  |  12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aquille Carr, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Jenna Green, Josh Hart, Lindsay Allen, Magruder, Nick Griffin, Princeton Day, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, William Ferguson

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Michael Cunningham does it all for DuVal

DuVal junior Michael Cunningham has been filling up the stat sheet since Coach Lafayette Dublin challenged him to diversify his game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DuVal

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Letters of Interest: Lindsay Allen of St. John's adds McDonald's all-American to list of accolades

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen describes being selected to the McDonald's all-American Game as "surreal."

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Chantilly, Gar-Field, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Madison, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South Lakes, St. John's, The Potomac School, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Jerome 'KC' West prepares for life after Spingarn

Spingarn junior Jerome 'KC' West, who hopes to play college basketball, hasn't settled on where he will play his senior year of high school basketball.

By stubbsr  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball; Boys' basketball; Spingarn, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Letters of Interest: Junior-laden St. John's primed for big recruiting season

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loaded with a talented junior class, St. John's has college recruiters salivating and the rest of the WCAC on the lookout this postseason.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DuVal, Girls' basketball, McLean, North Point, Spingarn, St. John's, Suitland, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Einstein's Josh Ogburn beats Springbrook at the buzzer

VIDEO | Einstein senior Josh Ogburn nails a buzzer-beater to sink Springbrook.

By Eric Detweiler  |  05:26 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Einstein, Springbrook

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Roddy Peters, Kris Jenkins highlight local talent in latest ESPN player rankings

Suitland's Roddy Peters, Gonzaga's Kris Jenkins and Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright are some of the top local players listed in ESPN's latest high school player rankings.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Sidwell Friends, Suitland

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Brian Coleman of Magruder steps up on senior night

Colonels forward Brian Coleman scores a career-high 22 points in Tuesday's win over Paint Branch.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Magruder

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Letters of Interest: Trayvaughn Newell runs the show for Coolidge

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The court vision and passing ability of senior Trayvaughn Newell helped Coolidge knock off previously undefeated Theodore Roosevelt.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Tuesday Review: How the All-Met Watch fared

DuVal's Michael Cunningham posted a triple-double and Friendly's Chayla Lewis had 25 points and 11 rebounds for two of Tuesday's top performances.

By Andrew Simon  |  12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Magic Harris of Oxon Hill back on recruiting radar

Oxon Hill senior Magic Harris spent the summer in the classroom in hopes of landing a basketball scholarship.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Oxon Hill