OTRHoops Tournaments


Power 24 senior stock risers - July 23, 2020

Reggie Luis Jr. made a name for himself at the Power 24 last weekend.  Atlanta, Ga – The COVID-19 pandemic is still in effect but things have subsided enough for travel teams to get in the gym and showcase their talents the last few weeks. On the Radar Hoops’ “Power 24” was the biggest showcase of the year thus far and the competition that was on display from teams all over the southeast region of the country was indicative of that. Georgia as well as Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Tennessee were just......

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LakePoint Live Showcase Forward Standouts - July 21, 2020

The LakePoint Live Showcase was completed last weekend at the Champions Center with high-level 15U-17U teams coming together to compete. As expected there were lots of impressive guards who helped their teams, but there were also a host of frontcourt players who made significant contributions at the event. Here are some forward prospects that left their mark at LakePoint. By: Trent Markwith 2021 PF Omarion Smith If you were looking for a tenacious paint enforcer at LakePoint, Omarion Smith more than satisfied that desire. He plays a vital role for an Aim High......

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The Tip-Off Classic Independent Report (BLM Bracket) - July 10, 2020

Atlanta, Ga- For the 2nd weekend in a row, we had an event in Georgia that featured some highly-touted prospects from the Southeast. The Tip-Off Classic included numerous sponsored programs in its Black Lives Matter Bracket, to go along with some of the top independent teams in the Peach State. These groups more than held their own with some impressive wins and players who took advantage of the stage. Here’s a recap of the local independent programs who were in the event’s 17U BLM Division. By: Trent Markwith Team Dickerson It was a statement......

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The Opening: Unheralded 2021 Prospects and Young Guns - July 8,

Atlanta, Ga – The big names were present at The Opening, but there were also a host of guys in 2021 who aren’t as well-known that helped their team and their own stock at the event. We also had a few 2023 prospects playing up in the 16U Division and they more than held their own. Here are 4 guys from each of those categories who made things happen throughout the day. By: Trent Markwith  6’3” SG Javian Mosley & 6’5” W Travis Harper (Team Georgia Magic) Mosley and Harper provide TGM......

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The Opening 2022 Impressions - July 3, 2020

Many of the top teams from around the south participated in The Opening. Atlanta, Ga – The Opening brought some of the best 17U teams in the Southeast together last Saturday, but there were also some impressive 16U groups that were in action over at ISA throughout the event. Here are a few new faces in the 2022 class as well as some familiar names that have made strides in their games over the last couple of months. By: Trent Markwith 6’2” G Tre Donaldson (TSF Mack 2022) Pairing Donaldson with Bruce......

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OTR Academy Round up - June 18, 2020

Robbie Armbrester impressed at the On the Radar Hoops Academy over the weekend.  Atlanta, Georgia – In the new world we live in everybody has been chomping at the bit to get inside the gym and hear sneakers squeak. This weekend the inaugural On The Radar Hoops Academy played host to 48 players from the 2021-2024 classes. Saturday was for the upperclassmen while Sunday followed with the young guns. Here a list of notable players from Day 1: Malique Ewin – Berkmar (GA) – 2022 Pound for pound maybe the most skilled......

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GHSA State Championship Top Performers -March 13, 2020

Sam Hines came up big in the state championship game for Wheeler (GA).  Written by: Trent Markwith Sam Hines (Wheeler/Denver Signee) Hines played a nearly flawless game statistically last Saturday and it couldn’t have come at a better time as Wheeler took down Grayson to claim the GHSA 7A State Championship. Grayson was favored by many coming into the matchup, but when you have a guy who goes 11 out of 12 from the floor for 28 total points, that helps to erase any advantages that Grayson may have had. People have......

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Sweet 16 Matchup's to track - February 18, 2020

North Gwinnett (GA) has the talented needs to make a run in the state tournament.  Atlanta, Ga – The GHSA State Playoffs started last week and all 1stRound were finished by Saturday. Some teams performed as expected, but there were also some surprising outcomes that shook the brackets up. 2ndRound contests begin tomorrow and there are numerous pairings that should make for exciting games. Here are some of the best Sweet 16 matchups across the different GHSA Classifications. Shiloh at Wheeler (7A) This game between Shiloh and Wheeler might be the one......

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GHSA Tournament Teams to Watch for - February 19, 2020

Kowacie Reeves has put up big numbers this season for Westside (GA).  Atlanta, Ga– High School basketball playoffs kicked off last week in the state of Georgia. Excitement and anticipation in the Peach State is at a high level as players and coaches alike are ready to make a run at a state title. Tucker High School (Tucker, Ga.) – Class AAAAAA The Tigers have a loaded roster headlined by 6-7 forward Jermontae Hill & Terrence Edwards. This duo has the ability to put numbers on the board rather quickly. Sophomore guard Raylon Barrion is one......

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GHSA AAA Preview - February 14, 2020

Kowacie Reeves Jr.and Westside (GA) have chance to make a run in the post season.  Top Dogs If you ask anyone who the favorite is to win the AAA State Championship, they’ll say Pace Academy. The Knights sit at 23-4, with their only losses coming to Woodward, St. Francis, and 2 out-of-state teams. The addition of Matt Cleveland has turned them into a different beast, adding an explosive piece to go with their other solid 2021 prospects in Madison Durr and Cole Middleton. Pace also has important role guys like Josh Reed,......

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