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Basketball - Boys Varsity

Overview



2016-2017 Varsity Boys Basketball Team

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NEWS AND LINKS

Program Facts & Figures...

WUSA9 - There's real heart underneath the hoop - Jan. 20, 2017


COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Matt Lewis '17 - James Madison University
Nate Watson '17 - Providence College

Basketball Commits 2017

Ako Adams '16 - Rice University
Randall Gaskins ' 16 - St. Francis University

Fall 2015 Signing

RECENT GRADUATES

Oumar Barry '15 - DePaul University
Jamaal King '15 - St. Francis University
Siyao Sun '15 - California State University, Northridge
Melo Trimble '14 - University of Maryland
Stephen Osu '14 - Presbyterian College


Melo Trimble Signing
Melo Trimble '14 signs his official letter of intent to play at the University of Maryland.



Schedule

Bullis/Morgan Wootten Tip-Off Tournament
Home
Bishop O'Connell High School
Win 62-52
IMG Academy/National High School Hoops Festival
Away
DeMatha Catholic High School
Loss 69-80
DeMatha/WCAC Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals
Away
DeMatha Catholic High School
Loss 76-79
Potomac School/Virginia Independent Schools State Tournament
Home
Bishop O'Connell High School
Win 66-28
vs.
Trinity Episcopal/Virginia Independent Schools State Tournament Semi-Finals, Virginia Independent Schools State Tournament
Away
Virginia State University
Loss 50-71
vs.
Virginia Independent Schools State Tournament
Away
Virginia State University

Roster

Team Roster

# Name Position Height Weight Grade
0 Junathaen Watson Forward/Center 6'9" 250 12
1 Matthew Lewis Guard 6'4" 185 12
2 Xavier Johnson Guard 6'3" 175 11
3 Matthew Becht Guard 6'1" 155 11
4 D'Marco Baucum Guard/Forward 6'7" 230 11
5 Jay Heath Guard 6'3" 192 10
11 Colin Sullivan Guard 6'0" 160 12
12 Amari Johnson Forward 6'0" 215 12
22 Jake Berry Forward/Center 6'7 205 9
23 Dimingus Stevens Guard 6'4" 170 9
35 Jahmal Banks Guard 0 9
42 Quentin Millora-Brown Forward/Center 6'9" 200 11
55 Treyvon Todd Center 6'9" 210 9

Coaches


Head Coach: Joe Wootten

Assistant Coaches: Joe Blaser, Greg Rex and Steve Napper


More on Coach Joe Wootten:

Has averaged 22 wins per year in his 17 years as head coach. All of this after taking over a program that had won just six games prior to his arrival.

Has led O'Connell to 5 Virginia State Independent Titles, 3 WCAC Regular Season Titles, 4 Alhambra Catholic Invitational Titles, and 1 WCAC Tournament Title.

Selected as the Arlington County Coach of the Year three times, WCAC Coach of the Year once and Virginia State Independent Coach of the Year four times

49 of his former players are currently playing or have played college athletics.

Former Assistant at Division I Furman University, where he was the youngest assistant coach in the NCAA.

Known for developing coaches, he has one College Head Coach, five Division 1 assistant coaches, and five Head High school coaches work with him before advancing in their career.

Named by the Washingtonian Magazine as one of the "100 people to watch" in Washington in the 21st century.

Has spoken at clinics throughout the country including: South Carolina, Colorado, Minnesota, Delaware, Missouri, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

A former assistant under his father, Morgan Wootten, where he was the top assistant before taking the job at O'Connell.

Played and started for his father in high school on a team that posted a record of 30-0 and finished the season ranked #5 in the country.

Member of the McDonald's All-America Basketball game selection committee.

Member of the Addidas Nations Coaching Staff.

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