OTRHoops Tournaments


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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A-Private State Tournament Preview - February 13, 2020

Down Odom has St. Francis (GA) as the clear favorite to take home the A-Private Championship.  Top Dogs St. Francis has separated themselves from most of the other teams in A-Private, holding a record of 25-3 with their only losses coming to Wheeler in November and then two out-of-state teams over Christmas Break. They have been tested a bit more recently, but reminded people of who they are with a 79-50 Region Championship win over a Top 5 team in Mount Pisgah. With Dwon Odom leading the pack and other reliable pieces at......

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GHSA State Tournament Outlook - February 12, 2020

Grayson (GA) has dominated the competition this season. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga– The Georgia High School Association’s state basketball playoffs get underway this week and teams from seven classifications will begin their quests to become state champions. On the Radar takes a look at a couple favorites, dark-horses, and deep sleepers in the 5A, 6A and 7A classifications. We will preview the remaining classifications Thursday. GHSA State Playoffs: 7A Outlook Theirs to lose As mentioned in our preseason roundtable, Grayson entered the 2019-20 season as the favorite in Georgia’s highest......

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Pre-Region Tournament Key Questions - February 3, 2020

Grayson (GA) is national ranked and is the favorite to win the 7A State Champion.  Region 8-AAAAAAA Can someone take down Grayson? Grayson has shot up national ranking polls and deservedly so, but it has not come without some tough tests from their region counterparts. A little over 2 weeks ago, they trailed Archer by 4 with about 20 seconds left in the game, but came out with a 1-point victory. 8 days later, the Rams went wire to wire with Shiloh, and took home another narrow win by a score of......

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Trending Up - January 31, 2020

AJ White has shown he has the ability to put points on the board in a hurry.  Atlanta, Ga– Our team has been busy after the new year watching talented basketball players on the biggest stages. Here is a look at several players who we feel will see their recruitment pick up this spring. JoJo Peterson – Mt. Pisgah (GA) – 2021 Peterson is a power point guard who has excelled this season. He has good size and strength for his position at 6-foot-4 and uses it to his advantage. He is......

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Georgia available forwards - January 29, 2020

Chase Ellis of St. Francis (GA) is one of the state’s best available forwards.  Atlanta, Ga.– The regular season is coming to an end, there are still forwards around the peach state that will help a college program next season. Here are several unsigned seniors that have took advantage of the spot light this season. 6’7” F Sola Adebisi (Cambridge) Out of the forwards in Georgia that are still unsigned, there aren’t many with a higher ceiling than Adebisi. He has a ton of untapped potential and shows flashes of what he could become......

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OTR Battleground Standouts - January 23, 2020

Jahseem Felton has been tabbed as one of the best 8th graders in the Country.  Atlanta Ga.,– The Battleground Middle School series put on by OntheRadarHoops.com provided the perfect stage for players to gain exposure and compete against some of the best young players in the country.  Erick Taylor – Team CP25 – 2024 Taylor was one of my favorite overall players this weekend from Team Cp25. He is only an eighth grader but looks & plays beyond his years on the court. A savvy floor technician, Taylor can penetrate defenses with......

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Hoophall Prep Showcase Top Available Prospects - Aug. 22, 2020

Tyrin Lawerence shined over the weekend at the Hoohall Prep Showcase.  This past weekend in Massachusetts marked the first year of the Hoophall Prep Showcase at American International College. The main HoopHall event in Springfield brings out the best prospects from all around the country, but the Prep Showcase had a collection of exceptional prospects as well. Here are 5 of the top 2020 prospects who participated in the event and impressed with their play during the course of the weekend. 6’4” G Tyrin Lawrence (Sunrise Christian) A 2019 Morgan County graduate,......

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