Past Champions: Who Holds Ultimate WCAC Bragging Rights?

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It's a constant argument. What region, what league, what city produces the best basketball prospects in the nation? The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference is always in that conversation, but the true battle between these talented players and teams is decided in the WCAC playoffs each February.

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Historically, the WCAC is home to some of the greatest athletes to come out of the D.C. area, but not all walk away with a coveted championship. Take it from Villanova's Kris Jenkins, a 2013 graduate from D.C.'s Gonzaga College High School whose team went into the WCAC tournament his senior year rocking a No. 1 seed only to be upset in the quarterfinals. Jenkins would go on to make history, hitting the buzzer-beater that gave 'Nova the 2016 NCAA Tournament title.

Here's a look at five college and NBA stars who can tout their WCAC championship days. 


Total Title Count

School

Championships

DeMatha (MD)

39

Gonzaga (D.C.)

7

St. John's (MD)

4

Carroll (D.C.)

2

O'Connell (VA)

2

Paul VI (VA)

2

McNamara (MD)

1


The WCAC will crown another champion this Monday at American University. Be sure to watch the semifinals (Feb.  25) and finals (Feb. 26) LIVE on FloHoops.

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