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2017-18 boys basketball preview

  • 2017-18 boys basketball preseason Top 15

    2017-18 boys basketball preseason Top 15

    1. Perry Hall Coach: George Panageotou Last season: 26-2, No. 1 Postseason: Class 4A champion Outlook: After the program’s first state championship, the talk at Perry Hall is going back-to-back behind a sensational senior class that’s determined to add to its legacy. All-Metro forwards Anthony...

  • 2017-18 boys basketball players to watch

    2017-18 boys basketball players to watch

    Laquill Hardnett Perry Hall, forward, senior The 6-foot-9 All-Metro pick brings explosive skills to greatly affect a game at both ends of the floor. In helping the Gators (26-2) capture the program’s first Class 4A state championship last season, he averaged 12.9 points and 10.2 rebounds — including...

  • 2017-18 boys basketball by the numbers

    2017-18 boys basketball by the numbers

    2 Area teams that captured their first state championships last season. Perry Hall claimed the 4A title and Poly won the 3A. 4 Seasons in which Mount Saint Joseph swept the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference and Baltimore Catholic League titles. With the Gaels’ sweep last...

  • Public schools' introduction of shot clock for boys basketball accelerates learning curve

    Public schools' introduction of shot clock for boys basketball accelerates learning curve

    One night after limiting eventual Class 4A state champion Perry Hall to a season-low 47 points last season, the Patterson boys basketball team held DuVal to 20last year. Strong defense and poor shooting by their opponents contributed to the measly totals, but there was another factor: the Clippers...

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