Posted On: 06/22/20 5:00 PM

Who are the top help defenders currently attending school in the Nation’s Capital? The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the very best, regardless of class. Below you will find, listed in alphabetical order by last name, 10 of the best off-ball defenders from Washington D.C. This is part of a series that will aim to highlight players based on various superlatives.

Note: these superlative lists will not be mutually exclusive. If someone can handle the ball and do something else (i.e. shoot) at a high level, they will be included in both lists. 

Nasir BestNasirBest6'2" | PGWoodrow Wilson | 2021StateMD | Woodrow Wilson ’21

Best is a versatile guard who impacts the number of ways, particularly on the defensive end. He can guard multiple positions and is a great help defender in part because he is always communicating. 

Logan BlairLoganBlair6'3" | SFSt. John's | 2022StateMD | St. John’s ’22

A good athlete who covers ground quickly, Blair is a smart help defender who is always looking to make a play. Since he’s best when able to get out and run, he actively looks to force turnovers and create instant offense on the other end. 

Ryan CornishRyanCornish6'3" | CGSidwell Friends | 2021StateMD | Sidwell Friends ’21

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