Capsule of players who played at least parts of their high school basketball in schools around the Baltimore metro area or who are natives of area cities.
Roscoe Smith (Walbrook/Oak Hill Academy)-Freshman averaged 6.6 ppg and 5 rpg for the Huskies. Scored 17 points and grabbed seven boards in 81-52 win over Bucknell in second round. Smith had two points in 69-58 victory over Cincinnati to help move UCONN into Sweet 16.
Josh Selby (Lake Clifton)-Freshman averaged 8.5 ppg in regular season. Scored 14 points in Jayhawks 72-53 win over Boston U in second round of tournament and did not score in 10 minutes play of third round 73-59 win over Illinois. Jayhawks move to the Sweet 16.
CJ Fair (City College/Brewster Academy)-Freshman averaged 6.5 ppg this season. Fair scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in second round win over Indiana State. Foul trouble limited minutes as Fair finished with four points in 66-62 loss to Marquette in third round.
Will Barton (Lake Clifton/Brewster Academy)-Freshman was the Tigers’ leading scorer with 12.3 ppg this season. Barton scored 12 points in 77-75 loss to Arizona in second round.
Antonio Barton (Lake Clifton/Notre Dame Prep)-Freshman started 12 regular season games and ended with 8.2 points per contest. He finished with a team-high 17 points and four rebounds in loss to Arizona.
Isaiah Armwood (Montrose Christian)-Baltimore native played five minutes in Wildcats 61-57 loss to George Mason in second round.
Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joseph)-Freshman played in 33 games this year, averaging 5.8 points per game. Atkins scored eight points in the Fighting Irish’s 69-56 win over Akron in the second round and added seven points in loss to Florda State in third round.
Kimmie English (Randallstown/Notre Dame Prep)-Junior started 30 regular season games and averaged 10 points per. He had three points in 78-63 loss to Cincinnati in the Second Round.
Jordan Latham (City College)-Freshman appeared in 16 games for the Musketeers. Played one minute in tournament loss to Marquette in the second round.
Jonathon Graham (Calvert Hall)-Freshman played in one game this season for Nittany Lions.
Cameron Woodard (Winters Mill)-Started three games this season and scored two points in 66-64 loss to Temple in the second round.
Aron Nwanko (City College)-Freshman walk-on appeared in 10 games for the Panther. Did not play in tournament games.
Naji Hibbert (DeMatha/St. Frances)-Sophomore appeared in 33 games and averaged 5.2 points per contest for the Aggie. He played 18 minutes in Texas A&M’s second round loss to Florida State.
Henry Sims (Mount St. Joseph)-Junior forward played in 32 regular season games for the Hoyas, averaging 3.6 ppg and 3.2 rpg. Played four minutes in 74-56 upset loss to VCU in second round.
Kerwin Selby (C. Milton Wright)-Former UCBAC player walked onto Mountaineers’ roster this season.
Wayne Sparrow (St. Frances)-Baltimore native listed on roster of Richmond’s official men’s basketball site but did not appear in any games this season.
Other players from the state of Maryland:
Duke-Nolan Smith (Upper Marlboro); Clemson-Jerai Grant (Bowie); Notre Dame-Jerian Grant (Bowie); George Mason-Bryon Allen (Upper Marlboro); Isaiah Tate (Upper Marlboro); Rashad Whack (Hyattsville); Villanova-Maurice Sutton (Largo); West Virginia-John Flowers (Waldorf); Princeton-Ben Hazel (Bowie); Long Island-Jamal Olasewere (Silver Spring); CJ Garner (Silver Spring); Hampton-Danny Agbelese (Lanham); Christopher Tolson (Laurel); Kwame Morgan (Largo); Milade Lola-Charles (Laurel); Bakari Taylor (Bowie); Georgetown-Chris Wright (Bowie); Markel Starks (Accokeek); Ryan Dougherty (Kensington); Austin Freeman (Mitchellville).