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Washington Post's Boys’ basketball Top 20 (1.7.19): Maret, Wise join the rankings after hectic holiday play

By Washington Post Staff, 01/08/19, 10:30AM EST


#4 Gonzaga, #5 St. John's #7 Wilson; #16 Sidwell Friends; #17 Maret

Area basketball fans were gifted plenty of exciting action over the holidays as tournament play and conference games pitted some of the region’s best teams against each other. In the most notable matchup, DeMatha held on for a thrilling overtime win against Wilson. The defending Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions needed a buzzer-beater from Earl Timberlake to get it done, but they enter the bulk of their conference schedule with another impressive victory in hand.