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OTR HOOPS INVITATIONAL GAME RECAP - NOVEMBER 25, 2020

TYRONE, Georgia, – For the second time in five days On the Radar Hoops hosted a preseason high school showcase designed to highlight some of the top teams and individual talent in the state of Georgia. You can watch all of the replays HERE via SUVtv. Below is a recap of each game with the game’s top scorers and performers. By: @JLHemingwayPSB Chattahoochee 78 Lanier 75 Chattahoochee needed four players in double figures to eek out a win over Lanier High School in the event’s open game. AJ White led all scorers......

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TIP-OFF CLASSIC STANDOUTS PART II - NOVEMBER 24, 2020

LILBURN, Georgia, – There was such a bevy of talent at the OTR Tip-Off Classic that is requires a second recap. Here are the players we watched and took note of on Saturday afternoon. Check the game recaps HERE and our first list of standouts HERE. By: @JLHemingwayPSB Kaleb Banks – Fayette County High School – 2022 Banks is a 6-foot-7 wing who has all they physical tools to be a special player. He displayed footwork on the perimeter and range out beyond the 3-point arc. When he gets space, he can......

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2020 TIP-OFF CLASSIC STANDOUTS - NOVEMBER 23

LILBURN, Georgia, – The Tip-Off Classic presented by On the Radar Hoops went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon. Spectators from around the Atlanta metropolitan area saw six well played games at Providence Christian Academy. Although this is an early season test for all these teams, players competed at high levels and coaches got a glimpse into what their teams could be by season’s end. For a full rundown on game recaps click HERE. Below are the individual performances that we came away most impressed with from Saturday’s action. By: Jonathan......

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GHSA Point Guard Preview - November 5, 2020

Bruce Thornton is one of the top guards nationally and one of the best in the Peach State.  Atlanta, Ga – The Peach State is jam-packed with hoop talent year in and year out and today we are back with our annual GHSA Position Preview Series. Below, Hypesouth Media examines some of the top players and budding prospects at the point guard position. 6’0, Bruce Thornton, 2022, Milton He has been one of our favorite players to watch lately. Since the first time we saw him at On the Radar’s Tipoff Classic......

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Team Spotlight: Team Dickerson - April 8, 2020

JoJo Peterson of Mount Pisgah (GA) will see his recruitment take off this year.  After being with the Atlanta Celtics for a long time, Demond Stephens decided to form an independent program this year, Team Dickerson. The team is named after the late Coach Derrick Dickerson, who was a legendary Atlanta Celtics coach for many years. Stephens has put together one of the best and biggest independent 17U teams you will see, boasting great prospects at various positions. They will attract a lot of coaches and will be heavily recruited. Let’s take......

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GHSA State Championship Previews -March 4, 2020

Grayson (GA) looks to claim their first State Championship in school history on Saturday. Photo – Stan Johnson A-Private St. Francis vs. Greenforest Both St. Francis and Greenforest were really tested in the Final 4 at GCSU last Friday, but they prevailed and the Top 2 overall seeds in A-Private will face off for a state championship. These teams have multiple weapons at their disposal, which should make for an exciting matchup. Greenforest has a ton of size for a A-Private team, but so does St. Francis, and the Knights can play......

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#OTRHoopsReport: NCAA GEORGIA TOP 100 CAMP FIVE TO KNOW - JULY 2, 2019

Over 200 college coaches were in attendance for last weekend’s NCAA Georgia Top 100 Camp. Photo – Shun Williams POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – The NCAA passed new legislation to allow state athletic associations to host certified events across the country. Last weekend the GHSA hosted a camp that featured 100 of the top basketball prospects from across the state of Georgia. This two-day event featured skill sessions and game play. Here are five names from the event that drew ink in my notebook. FIVE TO KNOW FROM THE NCAA GEORGIA TOP 100......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Hemingway's December Notebook - December 23, 2018

Class of 2019 guard Nahiem Alleyne of Mountain View HS is one of the top available guards in the Atlanta Metro Area. Photo – Ty Freeman It is not hard to go far to find talent in Metro-Atlanta. The #OTRHoopsReport has been on the trail keeping tabs on some of the best talent (committed and available) as well as a few of the surging underclassmen. Here are a few names my notebook from this month. Article written by Jonathan Hemingway (@JLHemingwayPSB) Nahiem Alleyne – Mountain View HS – 2019 Alleyne had a......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Hoopsgiving Friday Standouts - November 26, 2018

ATLANTA, Georgia, – The Holiday Hoopsgiving completed the fifth year of elite competition and high profile visibility. National media members from around the country flew into the city to take in the action. The Adidas sponsored event was created by Chris and Tiffany Williams and is hosted at Holy Innocents School yearly. Replays of all the games in both gyms can be found on TheSUVtv.com. For more information on the tournament visit the website HERE. Our #OTRHoopsReport staff was on hand for the Friday featured games. Here are our takeaways. Article written......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Georgia's Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic PREVIEW - November 5, 2018

Some of the city’s top talent will be on display at the Georgia Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic this weekend. Graphic courtesy of @SUVtv POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – Atlanta is known for talent. And while football season is still in full effect across the state of Georgia, basketball season is heating up this weekend. McEachern High School will be the host school for the Georgia Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic (@GE8TOC). This one day showcase will feature many of the top teams and players in the area. Here is a preview of the action.......

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