Players to watch
Aquille Carr, Patterson, 5-8, Junior, Guard
Nick Faust, City College, 6-6, Senior, Guard
Greg Lewis, St. Frances Academy, 6-8, Senior, Center
Isaiah McCray, Milford Mill Academy, 6-2, Senior, Guard
Isaiah Miles, Glenelg Country School, 6-7, Junior, Forward
James Milton, Parkville, 6-7, Senior, Center
Jon Schmidt, Friends School, 6-8, Senior, Forward
Kevin Smith, Digital Harbor, 5-10, Senior, Guard
Greg Whittington, Oakland Mills, 6-7, Senior, Center
RJ Williams, St. Frances Academy, 5-9, Senior, Guard
Games to watch
No. 5 Digital Harbor at No. 2 St. Frances Academy, Dec. 10: Top 5 matchup tipoffs Under Armour Tournament at east Baltimore school.
No. 2 St. Frances vs. No. 1 City, Dec. 18 at Loyola College: City public league’s best vs. Catholic League’s best.
No. 3 Patterson vs. No. 1 City College, Dec. 21: Nick Faust and Aquille Carr, two of the area’s elite, at center of early season showdown.
No. 2 St. Frances at No. 4 Mount St. Joseph, Jan. 4: First of possible four meetings between the head of the class of the MIAA A and BCL.
No. 2 Mount St. Joseph at Calvert Hall College, Jan. 11: Rematch of last year’s Baltimore Catholic League finals.
No. 3 Patterson at No. 5 Digital Harbor, Jan. 14: Pair of talented new-look teams meet in key City league Division I match.
No. 6 Milford Mill Academy vs. No. 1 City College, Jan. 22 at Coppin State: Battle of defending state champions caps off 15thBasketball Academy
No. 10 Lake Clifton at No. 7 Edmondson, Jan. 25: Rematch of last season’s City title game.
No. 7 Edmondson at No. 1 City College, Feb. 4: Defending city champs return to “The Castle on the Hill,” where Knights held off Red Storm twice last season including 2A North Region finals.
No. 1 City College at No. 5 Digital Harbor, Feb. 8: Winner could gain inside track to City title game.