B.J. Koubaroulis, Chelsea Janes and Roman Stubbs preview teams and players to watch in Maryland basketball. (Nicki Demarco/The Washington Post)

Top teams

Poolesville (18-7), Wheaton (10-14), Rockville (12-11)

Top players

F Joe Bradshaw, Einstein, 6-6, Sr.

G Tyron White, Wheaton, 6-1, Sr.

B.J. Koubaroulis, Brandon Parker and Roman Stubbs preview teams and players to watch in private school basketball. (Nicki Demarco/The Washington Post)

G Nehemiah Jackson, Rockville, 5-11, Sr.

G Brian Ball, Rockville, 6-4, Sr.


Poolesville returns three of its top five scorers from last year’s region semifinal team. . . . Einstein features one of the best players in Montgomery County in Bradshaw, who averaged nearly 17 points per game as a junior. The Titans (11-14) struggled with inconsistency last year, but return plenty of size in Bradshaw and 6-foot-4 center Abraham Camara, who averaged 14 points and six rebounds last year. . . . Rockville (12-11) will boast a potent and experienced backcourt comprised of Jackson (14 ppg) and Ball (13 ppg). . . . Wheaton (10-14) could be the team to watch in MoCo 3A/2A this season. The Knights return their six leading scorers, including talented guard Tyvon White, who averaged 15 points per game last year.

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