Tuesday, April 25, 2017

URBAN LEGENDS VOL.1 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT WASHINGTON D.C STREETBALL DOCUMENTARY

URBAN LEGENDS
VOL.1
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
 WASHINGTON D.C STREETBALL
 DOCUMENTARY
 
 
 URBAN LEGENDS VOL.1
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
WASHINGTON D.C STREETBALL DOCUMENTARY
FEAUTURING THE BEST BASKETBALL/STREETBALL PLAYERS IN THE WASHINGTON D.C. AREA.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

McKINLEY TECH'S WOODY NEWTON IS READY FOR THE AAU GRIND - ALL-MET ELITE

McKINLEY TECH'S
WOODY NEWTON
 IS
 READY FOR
THE
AAU GRIND
ALL-MET ELITE
 
1. Age, height, weight? 15, 6'6, 178 lbs.  
 
2. You are playing AAU for Team Thrill what made you decide to play with a Baltimore based organization this spring/summer? I decided to run with Team Thrill this spring and summer because I feel that my game will reach another level playing with them and I also have family over there and I always wanted to play under my cousin coaching.
 
3. How would you describe your game? I would describe my game as versatile, because I'm a 6,6 wing forward that can do everything on the floor and play every position on the floor.
 
4. What will you work on this spring/ summer to improve your game? This summer I will work on my strength, agility, speed, explosiveness, ball handling and shooting.
 
5. What schools have shown you interest so far and what schools have offered you? I haven't received any offers so far. But UMD and Kansas state have both reached out to my coaches and said they will be following me this spring and summer and for the rest of high school.
 
6. McKinley Tech has a long history of standout basketball players how has the current coaching staff pushed you to become the best player you can be? The coaches at Tech played a big part in the development of the player I am today, by keeping me on JV for half of my freshman season that allowed me to gain the confidence that I needed. When it came to this year they allowed me to be me on the court and what I mean by that is letting me do everything on the court and having the ball in my hands for big possessions in the game and at the end of the games. Also the endless work we put in during the mornings before and during the season. The 2 a days we had during the summer time. The coaching staff at Tech has done a lot for my game.
 
7. What is the biggest misconception about playing in the DCIAA? The biggest misconception about playing in the DCIAA is that we don't have as much talent and people also think it's a weak league.
 
8. You have already decided to do a prep year what was the thought process behind making that decision so early? The thought process was that a prep year will benefit me because I'm a year in front of where I should be. And the only thing a extra year can do is get me better and get me to the highest stage God wanted me to get to.

Monday, April 10, 2017

RIVERDALE BAPTIST GUARD DEION HAMMOND EXCLUSIVE TWITTER INTERVIEW - ALL-MET ELITE

RIVERDALE BAPTIST GUARD
 DEION HAMMOND
 EXCLUSIVE TWITTER
INTERVIEW 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
1. Age, height, weight? 17, 6'4", 198.
 
2. Riverdale won the Maryland private school championship this season what role do you believe you played in your team's success? I believe I had a major role in pushing and motivating the team as one of the captains and also as the leading scorer of the team. 
 
3. What school teams, boys & girls teams, AAU teams did you play for growing up? I started with Fort Washington Elite which is owned by my dad, which really taught me the fundamentals and knowledge of the game of basketball since the age of 8.  I also played with Big Shots Elite 15/16; DC Premier and 6th Man Warriors. I  attended Ernest Just Middle School, the Bullis School during my freshman year before heading to Riverdale Baptist.
 
4. How would you describe your game? Powerful. I can score from all areas, mid-range as well as long-range, off the dribble as well as off the rebound, I can push the ball as well as fill the lanes.
 
5. What do you believe was the turning point of your season leading to the championship? There was really no turning point, we set out on the mission of winning the state Private School Championship this year as well as the Conference.
 
6. What will you work on this spring/summer to prepare you for the college level? I've already received my workout program from the coaches at Monmouth, they are having me report there toward the end of June as well as playing summer league. My father told me I really need to work on being more aggressive scoring.
 
7. What was it about the Monmouth university program that made you decide that you wanted to continue your academic/athletic career there?  I chose Monmouth because I really connected with Coach Rice and his staff, and they really seemed genuinely interested in my career path and basketball career. They also have an outstanding Kinesiology program to assist in my studies in Sports Medicine.
 
8. What were your thoughts on the Washington Post's All-Met teams & honorable mentions for this past season? I cannot began to say how disappointed I was in that selection. For the 1st time since I've been playing basketball have I felt that my hard work went unrecognized. I have been selected to first team in all other venues as well as all top level All-star teams in which I have started and scored double digits as well. Though it doesn't define you as a player but still, it was hard to understand.
 
9. What will you miss most about the Riverdale Baptist school/basketball program? Coach Lou Wilson was totally outstanding in my overall development, I will truly miss him and his staff.
 
10.What goals have you set for yourself for next season? To ensure that all of my hard work and efforts do NOT go unrecognized again!

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

WASHINGTON POST 2016-2017 ALL-MET BOYS BASKETBALL POY - ALL-MET ELITE

WASHINGTON POST
 2016-2017
ALL-MET
BOYS BASKETBALL
 POY  
ALL-MET ELITE
 
CHRIS LYKES
GONZAGA HS.
N.W. WASHINGTON D.C.
 
 
 Point guard, who averaged a team high 18.6 points and 4.2 assist for WCAC, D.C. State & ALHAMBRA tournament winners Gonzaga HS. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

GUARD JAMES HAMPTON READY TO MAKE A STRONG ST8MENT - ALL-MET ELITE

GUARD
JAMES HAMPTON
READY TO MAKE A STRONG
ST8MENT
ON THE AAU CIRCUIT
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
1. Age, height, weight? - 18 years old, 6'5, 165.
 
2. High School and AAU team? - HD Woodson HS/Prep school after my senior year. Team St8ment AAU.
 
3. What are your strengths? My strength is I am an all-around scorer.
 
4.What do you believe you need to work on to get to the college level? Something I'm working on is improving my ball-handing.
 
5. What are your plans for the spring/summer AAU circuit? Showcase my talent in front of high major college coaches and win the Adidas circuit.
 
6.What will you work on this summer specifically to add to your game? I will focus on my ball-handing and being able to defend smaller and faster guards.
 
7. Do you see yourself as a point guard or shooting guard on the next level? I see myself as a shooting guard on the next level.
 
8. What schools have offered you and what schools have interest in you? Hampton is my only offer so far but JMU, Liberty, Kent State, Towson, Morgan State, George Mason and Louisiana Tech are all showing interest.
 
9. How would you describe your game? Natural scorer.
 
10. What schools, boys and girls clubs, rec teams and AAU teams did you play for growing up? Growing up I played rec basketball for Trinidad Rec. I also started playing AAU for Beacon House when I was in the 6th grade.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

WATCH THE RED CUP HOUR WITH D.C. LEGENDS CURT SMITH & CHARLES HARRISON - ALL-MET ELITE

WATCH
THE RED CUP HOUR
EPISODE #4
WITH
 D.C. LEGENDS
CURT SMITH
 &
CHARLES HARRISON 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
IF YOU ARE A TRUE FAN
OF
 D.C. BASKETBALL
PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO
THEIR
 NO DISREPECT SEGMENT
AS THEY DO THEIR BEST
TO ANSWER
SOME VERY TOUGH 
CLASSIC D.C. BASKETBALL
MATCHUPS!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

2016-2017 - BALTIMORE BOYS BASKETBALL - SECOND TEAM - ALL-MET ELITE

2016-2017
BALTIMORE
BOYS BASKETBALL
SECOND TEAM
ALL-MET ELITE

GERARD MUNGO
PATTERSON
BALTIMORE MD.
 
BRENDAN ADAMS - CALVERT HALL
DARIUS DANGERFIELD - HARFORD TECH
CHRIS JONES - ANNAPOLIS
JORDAN JONES - MOUNT CARMEL
ANTHONY LONGPRE - GLENELG COUNTRY
GERARD MUNGO - PATTERSON
Da'SHAWN PHILLIP - DUNBAR
ERAL PENN - ST. FRANCES
ANDRE RAFUS - LAKE CLIFTON
ZACH TUCKER - CENTURY

2016-2017 - BALTIMORE BOYS BASKETBALL - FIRST TEAM - ALL-MET ELITE

2016-2017
 BALTIMORE
BOYS BASKETBALL
FIRST TEAM
ALL-MET ELITE
 
IMMANUEL QUICKLEY
JOHN CARROL HS.
BEL AIR MD.
 
LAQUILL HARDNETT - PERRY HALL
ANTHONY HIGGS - PERRY HALL
NOAH LOCKE - MCDONOGH
DEMETRIUS MIMS - POLY
DARRYL MORSELL - MOUNT ST. JOSEPHS
TERRY NOLAN JR. - MOUNT CARMEL
DE'VONDRE PERRY - POLY
IMMANUEL QUICKLEY - JOHN CARROLL

Monday, March 20, 2017

OAK HILL ACADEMY'S MATT COLEMAN HAS BEEN NAMED THE 2016-2017 VIRGINIA GATORADE POY - ALL-MET ELITE

OAK HILL ACADEMY'S
 MATT COLEMAN
HAS BEEN NAMED
THE
2016-2017
VIRGINIA
GATORADE
 POY
ALL-MET ELITE
 
The 6-foot-2, 185-pound senior point guard has led the Warriors to a 34-4 record and a berth in the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Tournament, scheduled to begin March 30.
 
Coleman averaged 11.3 points, 7.5 assists, 4.5
rebounds and 2.6 steals per game through 38 games. He was a member of the USA Basketball Under-18 National Team that won a gold medal at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in July.
 
Coleman has maintained an A average in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at the University of Texas beginning this fall.

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH'S JALEN SMITH HAS BEEN NAMED THE 2016-2017 MARYLAND GATORADE POY - ALL-MET ELITE

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH'S
 JALEN SMITH
HAS BEEN NAMED
THE
2016-2017
MARYLAND
GATORADE
POY 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
The 6-foot-10, 195-pound junior forward led the Gaels to a 35-3 record and the Baltimore Catholic League title this past season. Smith averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots per game while shooting 64 percent from inside the arc. Also the Baltimore Catholic League MVP, he is ranked as the nation’s No. 20 recruit in the Class  of 2018 by 247Sports.
 
Smith has maintained a 3.34 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.

MARET'S LUKA GARZA HAS BEEN NAMED THE 2016-2017 D.C. GATORADE POY - ALL-MET ELITE

MARET'S
LUKA GARZA
HAS BEEN NAMED
THE
2016-2017
WASHINGTON D.C.
GATORADE
POY 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
The 6-foot-11, 230-pound senior power forward and center averaged 24.6 points, 11.7 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.1 assists this past
season, leading the Frogs (26-5) to both the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference and DCSAA tournament championship games.
 
Garza averaged 33.3 points and 16.0 rebounds in the DCSAA tournament and dropped 37 points and 17 rebounds in a 77-66 loss to
Gonzaga College High in the title game. He is a McDonald’s All-American Game nominee and rated as the nation’s No. 100 recruit in
the Class of 2017 by ESPN.com.
 
Garza has maintained a B average in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at the
University of Iowa beginning this fall.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

2017 ALHAMBRA CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT CHAMPION - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
ALHAMBRA
CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
CHAMPION 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
GONZAGA defeated MOUNT ST. JOSEPH
82-70
to win the
2017
ALHAMBRA CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Friday, March 10, 2017

RHODE ISLAND UNIV. - JEFF DOWTIN NAMED TO A-10 ALL ROOKIE TEAM - ALL-MET ELITE

RHODE ISLAND UNIV. 
JEFF DOWTIN
NAMED TO
A-10 ALL ROOKIE TEAM 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
ST. JOHNS HS.
N.W. WASHINGTON D.C.
 
Jeff Dowtin became the 16th player in Rhode Island history - and the fourth during the Dan Hurley era - to earn a spot on the A-10 all-rookie team.

The 6-3 freshman started the final 14 games of the season at point guard for the Rams, averaging 5.5 points, 2.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.0 steals during that span. He led the conference in assist/turnover ratio in conference play, recording 55 assists to just 19 turnovers - good for a 3.24:1 ratio - over 18 games.

Dowtin was a two-time A-10 rookie of the week and tallied double figures on five occasions in conference play, including a season-high 19 points at Davidson.

The Upper Marlboro, Md. posted a season-high seven assists in consecutive games at George Mason and at La Salle.  Rhode Island was 7-0 when Dowtin had at least four assists.

2017 CAPITAL CLASSIC - UNITED STATES ALL-AMERICANS ROSTER - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
 CAPITAL CLASSIC
UNITED STATES
ALL-AMERICANS
ROSTER 
 ALL-MET ELITE
  
DARRYL MORSELL
MOUNT ST. JOSEPH
BALTIMORE MD.

 
UNITED STATES ALL-AMERICANS
 
Collin Gillespie - Archbishop Wood,
Matt Coleman - Oak Hill Academy
Tremont Waters - Notre Dame HS
Isaiah Washington - St. Raymond
Lonnie Walker IV - Reading HS
Brandon Randolph - Westtown School
Darryl Morsell  -  Mount St. Joseph
Chaundee Brown, Jr. -The First Academy      
Goanar Mar -  De La Salle, Minneapolis, MN
Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree - Neumann Goretti,
Bruno Fernando - IMG Academy
Bourama Sidibe - Saint Benedict’s
Brandon Huffman - Word of God Academy


Hoop Culture announced the local rosters for the 44th Annual Hoop Culture Capital Classic today. The nation’s most legendary high school basketball All-American Game will be played on Saturday April 8, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. There will be a preliminary game between the District All-Stars and the Suburban All-Stars beginning at 11AM, followed by the United States All-Americans versus the Capital All-Americans which includes the elite seniors from the DMV at 1PM. The United States All-Americans will be released on Thursday, March 9th.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/15005176FF49865A or by visiting the Verizon Center Box Office at 701 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Most tickets good for both games are only $25. Limited VIP and Premium seats are available.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2017 CAPITAL CLASSIC - SUBURBAN ALL-STARS ROSTER - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
CAPITAL CLASSIC 
 SUBURBAN ALL-STARS
 ROSTER
ALL-MET ELITE

DOMINIK FRAGALA
JOHN CHAMPE HS.
ALDIE VA.
 
SUBURBAN ALL-STARS
 
Kobe Colston - Blake
Alan Treakle - Wakefield
Matt Kelly - Quince Orchard College
Donald Carey - Douglass
Trent Dixon - Central
Dominik Fragala - Champe
Corey Pelham - Lake Braddock
Jonathan Mustamu - Kennedy
Jason Aigner - WT Woodson
John Fierstein - Quince Orchard
Bryan Boehlert - Magruder
Darron Barnes -Wise
Nana Opoku - Potomac (VA)
Zion Cousins - Douglass
 
Hoop Culture announced the local rosters for the 44th Annual Hoop Culture Capital Classic today. The nation’s most legendary high school basketball All-American Game will be played on Saturday April 8, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. There will be a preliminary game between the District All-Stars and the Suburban All-Stars beginning at 11AM, followed by the United States All-Americans versus the Capital All-Americans which includes the elite seniors from the DMV at 1PM. The United States All-Americans will be released on Thursday, March 9th.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/15005176FF49865A or by visiting the Verizon Center Box Office at 701 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Most tickets good for both games are only $25. Limited VIP and Premium seats are available.

2017 CAPITAL CLASSIC - CAPITAL ALL-STARS ROSTER - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
CAPITAL CLASSIC 
 CAPITAL ALL-STARS
ROSTER
ALL-MET ELITE
 
CHYREE WALKER
BULLIS SCHOOL
POTOMAC MD.

 CAPITAL ALL-STARS ROSTER
 
Jacob Long - Cesar Chavez
Ryan Allen - Dematha
Jah’lil Jenkins - VA Academy
Cyril Ogbuagu - Riverdale Baptist
Matt Lewis - Bishop O‘Connell
George Mawanda-Kalema - Episcopal
Tyler Foster - Middleburg Academy
Reese Mona - St. John’s
Emanuel Hylton - St. John’s
Eddie Scott - Gonzaga
Chyree Walker - Bullis
Terence Lewis - National Christian
Donald Brewer - Theodore Roosevelt
Milos Apic - Sandy Springs Friends
 
Hoop Culture announced the local rosters for the 44th Annual Hoop Culture Capital Classic today. The nation’s most legendary high school basketball All-American Game will be played on Saturday April 8, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. There will be a preliminary game between the District All-Stars and the Suburban All-Stars beginning at 11AM, followed by the United States All-Americans versus the Capital All-Americans which includes the elite seniors from the DMV at 1PM. The United States All-Americans will be released on Thursday, March 9th.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/15005176FF49865A or by visiting the Verizon Center Box Office at 701 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Most tickets good for both games are only $25. Limited VIP and Premium seats are available.

2017 CAPITAL CLASSIC - CAPITAL ALL-AMERICANS ROSTER - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
CAPITAL CLASSIC
CAPITAL ALL-AMERICANS 
ROSTER
ALL-MET ELITE
 
CHRIS LYKES
GONZAGA HS.
N.W. WASHINGTON D.C.
 
CAPITAL ALL AMERICANS
 
Chris Lykes - Gonzaga
Aaron Thompson - Paul VI.
Michael Myers - Gonzaga
Michael Speight - Wise
Deion Hammond - Riverdale Baptist
Keleaf Tate - Cesar Chavez
Quinton Drayton - Bowie
Dominic Doyle - St. Andrews
Brandon Simpson - Seneca Valley
DJ Harvey - Dematha
Anthony Duruji - St. Andrews
Nate Watson - Bishop O'Connell
Ejike Obinna - Virginia Academy
Luka Garza - Maret

Hoop Culture announced the local rosters for the 44th Annual Hoop Culture Capital Classic today. The nation’s most legendary high school basketball All-American Game will be played on Saturday April 8, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. There will be a preliminary game between the District All-Stars and the Suburban All-Stars beginning at 11AM, followed by the United States All-Americans versus the Capital All-Americans which includes the elite seniors from the DMV at 1PM. The United States All-Americans will be released on Thursday, March 9th.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/15005176FF49865A or by visiting the Verizon Center Box Office at 701 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Most tickets good for both games are only $25. Limited VIP and Premium seats are available.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

2017 DCSAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPION GONZAGA - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
DCSAA
BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPION
GONZAGA 
 ALL-MET ELITE
 
GONZAGA defeated MARET
77-66
 to win the
2017
DCSAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, March 4, 2017

2017 DCSAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
DCSAA
 BOYS BASKETBALL
CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
ALL-MET ELITE
 
LUKA GARZA
THE MARET SCHOOL
 
MARET
vs.
GONZAGA
 
CHRIS LYKES
GONZAGA HS.
 
THE D.C. AREA'S
MOST
DOMINATE CENTER
WILL
FACE THE D.C. AREA'S 
MOST
DOMINATE GUARD
FOR THE
DCSAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
 
MARET vs. GONZAGA
3-5-17
3:00pm
@
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON
SMITH CENTER

Thursday, March 2, 2017

2017 WCAC CHAMPION GONZAGA vs. DCIAA CHAMPION WILSON - ALL-MET ELITE

2017
WCAC
BOYS BASKETBALL
CHAMPION
GONZAGA
vs.
 DCIAA
BOYS BSKETBALL
CHAMPION
WILSON
 
3-3-17
DCSAA BOYS BASKETBALL
SEMI-FINALS
Games begin @ 5:00pm
@ Georgetown University