Recruiting Insider: basketball


Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Checking up on the 2012-13 All-Mets: Boys’ basketball

A look at how last year’s boys’ basketball first-team All-Mets fared in their first college basketball seasons.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 All-Met basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, North Point, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 03/18/2014

What was the top play of the high school basketball season?

VIDEO | Check out our picks for the top plays of the 2013-14 area high school basketball season and vote for the best of the year.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:29 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Top Plays

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 03/06/2014

DCSAA championship preview: Georgetown Visitation girls, Theodore Roosevelt boys look for payback

Thursday’s DCSAA finals at Verizon Center feature a pair of regular-season rematches as the Georgetown Visitation girls face St. John’s and Theodore Roosevelt takes on Maret.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:28 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, DCSAA

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 04:16 PM ET, 02/28/2014

DCSAA postseason basketball tournament underway; semifinals Sunday

St. John’s receives top seeds in boys’ and girls’ brackets, will face quarterfinal tests Friday.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:16 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/19/2014

National Cathedral G Marta Sniezek scores season-high 43 points

National Cathedral guard Marta Sniezek pours in a season-high 43 points against Georgetown Visitation.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, National Cathedral

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Georgetown’s Mikael Hopkins gets top play nod for block against Providence (Video)

Georgetown defensive stalwart and DeMatha alum Mikael Hopkins makes an impressive block that was named a play by ESPN and Fox Sports.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, DeMatha basketball, Georgetown, Mikael Hopkins

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Sophomore wing Taniya Dunn fills it up for SEED School

SEED’s Taniya Dunn is the second-leading scorer in the area as a sophomore

By Tariq Lee  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, SEED School

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Madison forward Kelly Koshuta is producing at a high level after ACL surgery

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Sixteen months after tearing her ACL, Kelly Koshuta is one of the area’s most reliable offensive weapons.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:13 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Madison

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/22/2014

West Springfield’s Amy Berglund explodes for 30 points in career night

Spartans guard Amy Berglund explodes for 30 points with efficient shooting.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, West Springfield

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 09:09 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Bullis center Lynee’ Belton returns after missing 12 games

Duke signee Lynee’ Belton posts 20 points and 17 rebounds in first game of the season.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:09 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

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 09:25 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Potomac DT Keiron Howard using on-court work to improve football skill set

Wolverines’ defensive lineman Keiron Howard is using basketball to improve his potential on the football field.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Keiron Howard, Potomac basketball, Potomac football

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 09:07 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Paul VI G Lindsey Oblitey steps up in Ariana Freeman’s absence

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With All-Met Ariana Freeman sidelined by injury, Lindsey Oblitey has helped Paul VI to 6-2 mark in its last eight games.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:07 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Paul VI

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Loudoun County’s Maggie Phillips spearheads 2nd Annual Hoops for Heroes

For the second straight year Loudoun County two-sport standout Maggie Phillips organized the Hoops for Heroes fundraiser, which generated more than $16,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Basketball, Girls' basketball, Loudoun County, Volleyball

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/10/2014

South Lakes forward Princess Aghayere is dominating the boards

South Lakes forward Princess Aghayere is coming into her own as a junior with strong rebounding ability.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, South Lakes

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 10:07 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Pushups embody Largo’s mission

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The Largo girls’ basketball team is trying to push itself to the top of the Prince George’s County standings.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:07 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexys Long, Largo basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/07/2014

McDonald’s All-American nominees announced

McDonald’s announces its 2014 All-American nominees, including several standouts from the D.C. area.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, McDonald's All-American

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 08:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014

T.C. Williams G Rejoice Spivey picks up first offer from North Carolina A&T

T.C. Williams junior guard Rejoice Spivey’s continued development helped her land her first offer from North Carolina A&T just before the new year.

By Roman Stubbs  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, T.C. Williams

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 09:19 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Maia Lee’s consistent play has McLean off to undefeated start

LETTERS OF INTEREST | McLean forward Maia Lee has improved her offensive production, keying the Highlanders’ 9-0 start to the season.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:19 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, McLean

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013

AllMetSports 2013 year in review

It was another tremendous year for high school sports in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Here’s a look at some of our most memorable stories from the past year.

By Matt Brooks  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field

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 10:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Battlefield G Misha Jones commits to William & Mary

Bobcats senior guard Misha Jones orally commits to play for William & Mary next season.

By Joey LoMonaco  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Battlefield, Girls' basketball

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

Title IX Classic: Friendship Collegiate G Kieche White shines, Riverdale Baptist to meet Capitol Christian in title game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Friendship Collegiate’s Kieche White stepped up at the Title IX Classic, while Riverdale Baptist and Capitol Christian tangle in Monday’s final.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:04 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/26/2013

Committed Q&A: South Lakes F Abigail Rendle talks William & Mary signing, undefeated start

COMMITTED Q&A | South Lakes forward Abigail Rendle discusses her William & Mary committment and the Seahawks’ undefeated start.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

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 09:08 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Elizabeth Seton G Camden Musgrave prepares for WCAC grind

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Central Connecticut recruit Camden Musgrave has lifted No. 7 Elizabeth Seton to new heights.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:08 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Seton, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Pass-first Oakton G Karlie Cronin has increased scoring role

Unselfish junior guard Karlie Cronin is learning to hoist more shots on a young Cougars team in need of reliable offensive weapons.

By Tariq Lee  |  03:13 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Oakton

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Basketball Top Plays of the Week

Send us video of the best plays from your high school basketball games to see your highlights on our Top Plays of the Week video show.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:50 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Top Plays

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 09:24 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Mount Vernon F Samantha Porter commits to Christopher Newport

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After a difficult recruiting process Mount Vernon forward Samantha Porter decides to stay in state and commit to Christopher Newport.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Mount Vernon

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 09:16 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Dunbar G Kenneth Beckham returns to court, eyes college attention

After experimenting with football, Kenneth Beckham returns to the Crimson Tide’s basketball team this week looking to build on breakout junior season.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:16 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Dunbar

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 08:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Bowie G Marshauna Butler signs letter of intent to Stony Brook

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Bowie guard Marshauna Butler, one of the area’s top three-point shooters, will sign her letter of intent Wednesday to play at Stony Brook.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Bowie, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

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 08:52 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Capitol Christian G Essence Brown commits to Howard

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Capitol Christian guard Essence Brown, commits to Howard, becoming the third member of her team to pledge to a Division I basketball team.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:52 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

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 03:31 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Capitol Christian Guard Auteaonna Gilmore commits to Old Dominion

Capitol Christian guard Auteaonna Gilmore made an oral commitment to Old Dominion, the second Capitol Christian senior to make a Division I commitment this fall.

By Chelsea Janes  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball

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 11:50 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Former H.D. Woodson PG Breonn Hughey heading to Towson

Capitol Christian guard Breonn Hughey, point guard for three-straight DCIAA champion H.D. Woodson squads, commits to Towson.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breonn Hughey, Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson, Henry Anglin, Towson

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 10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Mikayla Venson, former Yorktown guard, commits to Virginia

Despite not playing high school basketball as a junior last winter, former Yorktown guard Mikayla Venson still found plenty of college suitors. On Sunday, she chose Virginia.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Yorktown

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 12:02 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Good Counsel's Sara Woods chooses Drexel

Good Counsel guard-forward Sara Woods commits to Drexel and will join three other local players at the Philadelphia school.

By Preston Williams  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Sara Woods

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Chloe Jackson, Riverdale Baptist guard, has a top five

Riverdale Baptist guard Chloe Jackson has narrowed her college list to five, including four ACC schools.

By Preston Williams  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 06/26/2013

De'Janae Boykin and Taylor Murray help United States claim women's U-16 FIBA Americas title

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers and Taylor Murray of Annapolis Area Christian helped the United States claim gold at the women's U-16 FIBA Americas Championship last week.

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:08 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis Area Christian, C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Summer workouts heat up for Paul VI's Ariana Freeman

SUMMER WORKOUTS | Paul VI All-Met Ariana Freeman considers her offseason training regimen to be a high school athletes' bread and butter.

By Preston Williams  |  03:41 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Damascus forward Kelli Prange commits to George Washington

After choosing the Colonials, forward Kelli Prange vows to "work on weaknesses."

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:13 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Damascus, Girls' basketball

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 03:17 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Andy Gray steps down at Gar-Field after 20 years

Gar-Field boys' basketball coach Andy Gray, whose teams went 343-143 during his 20-year tenure, stepped down Friday.

By Preston Williams  |  03:17 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Gray, Basketball

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 11:21 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Prized guard Raven James transfers to Paul VI from Bullis

GIRLS' BASKETBALL | With her transfer from Bullis, point guard Raven James has made an already strong Paul VI Catholic team even more formidable.

By Preston Williams  |  11:21 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Ashley DeLeonibus, Bullis forward, commits to William & Mary

Bullis forward Ashley DeLeonibus committed to William

By Preston Williams  |  05:15 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Boston College secures football commitment from O'Connell's Kam Moore

Under-the-radar defensive back Kam Moore impressed coaches during a recent camp appearance.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Football, O'Connell, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Bullis guard Brittany Jackson rolls with changes at George Mason

Since Bullis senior Brittany Jackson committed to George Mason, the school has named a different coach and joined a different conference.

By Preston Williams  |  05:10 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Brittany Jackson

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 02:07 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Aquille Carr struggles at adidas Eurocamp

In the first step of his attempt to play professional basketball overseas, Carr appears out of shape and out of his element at a showcase event in Italy, according to reports.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Sidwell Friends forward Tiara Wood signs with Furman

Furman signs Sidwell Friends forward Tiara Wood, who had more than 1,000 points, and rebounds, during her high school career.

By Preston Williams  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Sidwell Friends, Tiara Wood

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 10:07 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Bowie's Marshauna Butler orally commits to Stony Brook

Bowie junior Marshauna Butler orally committed to play at Stony Brook last month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:07 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bowie, Girls' basketball

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Lynee' Belton of Bullis whittles college list to 11

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Bullis junior forward Lynee' Belton has narrowed her college list to 11 schools.

By Preston Williams  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Girls' basketball

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 08:52 AM ET, 05/28/2013

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers and Taylor Murray of Annapolis Area Christian make U.S. U-16 national girls' basketball team

C.H. Flowers sophomore De'Janae Boykin and Annapolis Area Christian sophomore Taylor Murray made the final roster for the U.S. U-16 national team.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:52 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball, Lake Braddock, Madison, Potomac Falls, Tuscarora

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 03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Riverdale Baptist guard Chania Ray commits to Florida State

Riverdale Baptist junior guard Chania Ray felt at home at Florida State and has committed to play for the Seminoles.

By Preston Williams  |  03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Riverdale Baptist

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 08:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Rhamat Alhassan of Holy Cross sticking with volleyball for college

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Holy Cross junior Rhamat Alhassan, one of the top girls' basketball players in the area, has committed to Florida for volleyball, but has left the door open to play both sports in college.

By Preston Williams  |  08:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Holy Cross, Volleyball

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 04:10 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Jillian Dunston of Holy Cross commits to Michigan

Holy Cross junior guard-forward Jillian Dunston made her college decision over the weekend.

By Preston Williams  |  04:10 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Holy Cross

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt tries to find home with Mystics

Former two-time All-Met Player of the year Tierra Ruffin-Pratt is in training camp with the Washington Mystics.

By Preston Williams  |  10:17 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, T.C. Williams, Washington Mystics

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 01:31 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Parkdale's Ije Ajemba signs with Old Dominion

Parkdale center Ije Ajemba signed with Old Dominion on Thursday, capping a whirlwind recruitment.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Parkdale

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 03:58 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Elizabeth Seton alum Tyaunna Marshall receives USA Basketball invitation

Former Elizabeth Seton All-Met guard Tyaunna Marshall will head to the U.S. Olympic Training Center to try to earn a spot on the World University Games team.

By Preston Williams  |  03:58 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Elizabeth Seton, Georgia Tech, Tyaunna Marshall

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 05/08/2013

St. John's guard Amari Carter prepares for national team tryout

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's sophomore guard Amari Carter was surprised by her invitation to national team tryouts that begin in two weeks.

By Preston Williams  |  08:50 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, St. John's

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 11:10 AM ET, 05/03/2013

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers, Amari Carter of St. John's earn invites to U-16 national team trials

C.H. Flowers forward De'Janae Boykin and St. John's guard Amari Carter earned invitations to the U.S. U-16 national team trials in Colorado later this month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball, St. John's

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 02:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Rutgers coaching fallout should raise athlete awareness

TRANSITION GAME | In the wake of the firing of Rutgers coach Mike Rice for abuse of his players, athletes should ask questions and seek out people they trust when difficult situations with coaches arise.

By Monica McNutt  |  02:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Transition Game

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Oakland Mills F Lavon Long searching for right fit

After being released from his national letter of intent to play basketball at Loyola, Oakland Mills senior Lavon Long is back on the open market.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:11 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Oakland Mills

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 01:10 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Louisville, with Arundel graduate Sheronne Vails, aims for one more upset in NCAA title game

Louisville, with Arundel graduate Sheronne Vails, has upset four higher-seeded teams to reach the NCAA women's title game.

By Preston Williams  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arundel, Basketball, Girls' basketball, NCAA tournament

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 08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Gonzaga's Miles Taylor, Robbie Walker ready for tough 2013 schedule

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Led by recent Georgie Tech commit Miles Taylor and touted junior Robbie Walker, Gonzaga's football team will take on a tough schedule in 2013.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Football, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Lake Braddock, Oakton, Soccer, Spalding, Track and Field, westfield

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 09:02 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Spalding's Aleah Epps, Torri Chestnut keep recruiting channels open

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Spalding seniors Aleah Epps and Torri Chestnut hope to use a national TV stage to attract more college attention.

By Preston Williams  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, NHSI, Spalding

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

McDonald's all-American Lindsay Allen pivots from one all-star game to another

St. John's senior guard Lindsay Allen played in the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night in Chicago and will play in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-America Game in New Orleans on Saturday.

By Preston Williams  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Lindsay Allen, St. John's

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 10:17 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Transition Game: Embracing March Madness, sadness

TRANSITION GAME | Chances are, you’ll never find yourself playing for a spot in the Final Four. So whatever your moment, whatever the level, savor it.

By Monica McNutt  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, NCAA tournament, Transition Game

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 11:05 AM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Top high school athletes make their picks

Local high school athletes weigh in with their NCAA tournament predictions.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:05 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gonzaga, Josh Hart, Kris Jenkins, March Madness, NCAA tournament, O'Connell

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Friendship Collegiate's D'Andre Payne visits Tennessee, embraces hoopla

LETTERS OF INTEREST | All-Met DB D'Andre Payne takes his first unofficial visit to Tennessee and watches his national profile conitnue to rise.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, college football recruiting, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

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 11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013

What was the top play of the basketball season?

VIDEO | We take a look back at the best plays of the 2012-13 basketball season. Cast your vote for which play was best.

By Nick Plum  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Eleanor Roosevelt, Loudoun County, O'Connell, Paul VI Catholic, St. John's, Stonewall Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Wheaton

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 01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Three area girls named Gatorade players of the year

A trio of area girls' basketball standouts were named Gatorade state players of the year.

By Preston Williams  |  01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amanda fioravanti, Breyana Mason, Lindsay Allen, notre dame women's basketball, virginia women's basketball

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 03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013

For H.D. Woodson, Breonn Hughey grows into her game

H.D. Woodson junior Breonn Hughey helped the Warriors win the DCSAA championship, and will be instrumental in the school's quest to repeat next winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson

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 04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Injured Amanda Fioravanti contributes in career-closing win at Good Counsel

Good Counsel senior Amanda Fioravanti has four fractures and a torn ligament in her shooting hand.

By Preston Williams  |  04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Wilson's Mercedes Suarez plans to build on breakout season

After a stellar junior season, Wilson forward Mercedes Suarez hopes to take her game to the next level.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Wilson High School

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013

North Point's Tasia Butler closes decorated career in style

North Point senior Tasia Butler closed her decorated career in style on Saturday with a victory in the Maryland 4A title game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, North Point

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 04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Damascus F Kelli Prange has big plans for senior year

After bowing out in the 3A state semifinal against Aberdeen, Damascus forward Kelli Prange looks ahead to her senior year, and where she will play in college

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Damascus, Girls' basketball

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