Posted On: 06/23/20 5:00 PM

Who are the top rim protectors 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 shot-blockers 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. 

Quincy Allen Quincy Allen 6'7" | SF Maret | 2021 State #125 Nation MD | Maret ’21

At 6-foot-7, Allen is a skilled wing who impacts the game in so many ways. What most people don’t know is that in his early days at Maret, he played the 4-5 position. Needless to say, his shot-blocking skills remain sharp. Allen still patrols the paint for the Frogs and is usually good for a block or two per game. 

Thomas Batties II Thomas Batties II 6'6" | PF Gonzaga | 2023 State MD | Gonzaga ’23

Batties is a lanky forward who could play his way into a massive role next season. He is a smart team defender who blocks shots with relative ease because of

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