OTRHoops Tournaments


Rocky Top Invitational - 16U Breakdown - May 25, 2021

Jahzare Jackson dominated the competition in Gatlinburg at the Rocky Top Invitational. Gatlinburg, TN– The 16-under division was filled with players either playing up or within their age group pool making noise. This year’s Rocky Top Invitational by On the Radar Hoops had some of the best in the region show out and put on performances worth tracking. By:Robert Alfonso Jr. Here are some names you will hear from more of sooner than later: Timofei Rudovskii (2023) | Strive For Greatness |is one name that is hard to spell but will certainly be......

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Rocky Top Invitational Recap - May 19, 2021

Gatlinburg, TN– The inaugural trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee brought out some of the better teams from the region. Some teams came in from the West Coast looking to get it in at the Rocky Top Invitational. This weekend’s talent had solid matchups and star power. There were players who made it a point to make their name be known based on their performance. Here are some names who took it upon themselves to be known: By: Robert Alfonso Jr. Dylan Canoville (2022) took advantage of the opportunity to make the biggest wave inn......

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Who wants the Smoke? Rundown - May 7, 2021

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia– The 2ndannual On the Radar Hoops Who Wants the Smoke? featured nearly 200 teams from all over the Southeast. Players from many of these teams received invaluable media coverage and attention on social media. With the future of the summer evaluation periods still undecided, travel teams understand the necessity of getting their prospects in front of the biggest media voices in grassroots basketball. Here is a rundown of the prospects who caught our attention on Saturday afternoon. Follow: @OntheRadarHoops @DrKrisWatkins& @Jr_OTRH on Twitter for highlights and updates By: Jonathan Hemingway Micah Bell......

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Sweet 16 Session II - 17U Notebook - May 3, 2021

Atlanta, GA– Recruitment has been hard for high school players this past season. This has affected many, while leaving many others concerned about their chances to be evaluated by a college program. The On the Radar Hoops Sweet 16 Showcase Session II was loaded with coverage and an opportunity for players to earn exposure. These players in the 17U division really made sure to put out their best effort in hopes of catching someone’s attention. By:Robert Alfonso Jr. Here are some players who have taken the moment to make waves. 2022 Devin Story......

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Sweet 16 Session I - 16U notebook -May 1, 2021

Marietta, GA – A global pandemic has hurt at least two recruiting classes because there was little to no evaluation period. This when taking a look at the underclassman. On the Radar Hoops provided an opportunity for many players to showcase their skills. Here are some players in the 16U division who made an impression. By: Robert Alfonso Jr. Express have a trio worth watching Georgia Express 2023 is a team many college coaches from all levels need to lock in on immediately. This team has length in a seven-footer. They also......

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Sweet 16 Session II - 15U notebook - April 28, 2021

MARIETTA, GA –The On The Radar Hoops Sweet Sixteen showcase has always assembled a talented number of teams. This season things were no different. Players from every age group took the chance to show out. Here are some of the 15U players to make an impression this weekend. By:Robert Alfonso Jr. Loyalty United 2024 Blue had a solid showing The Orlando-based organization went undefeated on the weekend. There 2024 Blue team went 4-0 with a solid win over LA Broncos out of Louisiana. The 61-60 win was the closest matchup the Blue squad......

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Sweet 16 Session II notebook - April 26, 2021

Alvin Tumblin made waves this past week with 1 Family.  POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia,– The Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented situation in grassroots basketball. As we saw at last week’s Sweet 16 Session II, there are hundreds of talented class of 2021 prospects nationwide that remain unsigned. Typically, the month of April is set for juniors to jump onto the main stage. Yet, because of the lack of turnover and medical exceptions on college rosters, there are many seniors who are still weighing their next level options. Here is a rundown of available......

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Sweet 16 in review - April 19, 2021

Team Thad forward Solomon Washington picked up several offers at the Sweet 16. Emerson, Georgia – The On the Radar Hoops platform takes pride in providing maximum exposure and despite the recruiting challenges due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, several prospects still managed to take advantage of our Sweet 16 stage via livestream. Here are the biggest winners from session one. Solomon Washington 6’7 PF Team Thad Probably the player I enjoyed evaluating most over the weekend was Washington simply because he brought it every single time out. He was an enforcer,......

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Biggest Winners from the Sweet 16 - April 15, 2021

LAKEPOINT CHAMPIONS CENTER– The On the Radar Hoops platform takes pride in providing maximum exposure and despite the recruiting challenges due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, several prospects still managed to take advantage of our Sweet 16 stage via livestream. Here are the biggest winners from session one. Noah Clowney, 6’10 F, Class of 2022, Team Dickerson Clowney is widely viewed as the biggest winner from Session I not only from an offer standpoint, but also a status perspective. The 6-foot-10 stretch-four took a major step towards blue-chip status and will more......

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Sweet 16 Notebook - April 14, 2020

Cartersville, Georgia – Despite the NCAA deciding against the spring live period, On the Radar Hoops’ “Sweet Sixteen” showcase was one of the more successful tournaments in the entire country over this past weekend. With over 300 teams at 5 different venues from the 13U to 17U division, talent was literally all over the city of Atlanta this past weekend. At McEachern High School, the rising junior class made up the majority of the competition over the course of three days. There were teams and players from all across the southeast that......

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