OTRHoops Tournaments


Youth Icebreaker Notebook

Many of youth teams had a chance to showcase their talents on the OTR Platform last weekend.  Atlanta, Ga – The Inaugural On The Radar Hoops Youth IceBreaker was the perfect opportunity for Youth players ranging in skill and ability all took the floor to compete at a high level in hopes of capturing the championship. Some players made a name for themselves while others solidified what was previously known. Here’s a list of some standouts:  Amir Green Jones – Akademy – 2023 Jones proved to be one the best players in the......

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#OTRHoopsReport: City of Palms rundown - Dec. 26, 2017

Sharife Cooper helped McEachern (GA) claim the City of Palms Championship.  Fort Myers, Fl – The #OTRHoopsReport staff makes Fort Myers, Florida, a staple on our coverage calendar yearly. The collection of 5-star talent gives a great evaluation opportunity, because of the high-profile nature of the tournament. This year we covered the first three days of the tournament, which allowed to see most of the stars in a short amount of time. Here are some thoughts on the stars and other players who are on the rise.  2020 PG Sharife Cooper (McEachern,......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Tournament of Champions Showcase Recap - Dec. 19, 2019

Sharife Cooper put up numbers in a win for McEachern (GA) at the TOC Showcase. Photo – Ty Freeman Marietta, Ga – The Tournament of Champions Showcase in its first year has laid the foundation to be one of the nation’s most prestigious showcases, which displayed some of the top programs around the country. These matchups allowed for a terrific showdown over the weekend. Jalen Benjamin – Meadowcreek (GA) – 2019 In a highly anticipated match-up against a talented Holy Spirit team. This UAB signee was the difference in the ball game, helping his team......

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#OTRHoopsReport:2018 Dallas, TX National Hoopfest Recap - Dec 17, 2018

Jaden Springer shined over the weekend helping IMG Academy finish 2-0 in Dallas.  Dallas, Tx – The second stop of the ARS Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest was this weekend and made its stop in the lone star state in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas Hoopfest was an all around great event during its two days at Waxahachie High School. The Texas High School basketball culture is real and lived up to the hype this weekend. Even though the Texas programs went an over 1-6 record together, every game was a dogfight and every......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Dallas National Hoopfest Preview - Dec. 14, 2018

Tyrese Maxey will headline the Dallas National Hoopfest Atlanta, Ga– The 2018-2019 Dallas, Texas National Hoopfest presented by ARS/Rescue Rooter is set to tip off this weekend December 14thand 15that Waxahachie High School. The National Hoopfest event every year makes their way through Dallas, Memphis, Washington D.C, and Tampa Bay. With the Washington D.C event passing, the next stop for this season’s tour will be in the lone star state in Dallas and this field is once again loaded from top to bottom. The Dallas Hoopfest field includes top programs from around......

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#OTRHoopsReport: National Hoops Festival Recap - Dec. 12, 2018

Anthony Edwards dropped 41 points Friday night at the National Hoops Festival. Photo – Jordan Davis Hyattsville, MD.,-The National Hoops Festival has established itself as one of the nation’s most prestigious showcases, Which displayed some of the top programs around the country. These matchups allowed for a terrific showdown over the weekend. The line-up included nationally ranked players such as Anthony Edwards, Hunter Dickerson, Jaden Springer. and Jeremy Roach. Here is a look at a few individuals who took advantage of the exposure. Villanova Recruit Ranked To Low 6’9 Jeremiah Robinson-Earl doesn’t get enough press and depending on what......

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#OTRHoopsReport: BCB Buford Showcase Recap - Dec. 10, 2018

Marcus Watson of Buford (GA) shined Saturday in the BCB Showcase.  Atlanta, Ga – This past weekend, our staff checked in at the Buford Showcase in Buford, Georgia to check out some of the top teams in Georgia. As we finish up 2018, teams are getting in a groove and trying to play their best basketball. There were a couple of games that came down to the wire.  You can see the sense of urgency in all teams trying to execute and perform well going into the new year. There were a......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Anthony Edwards is as good as advertised - Dec. 10, 2018

Anthony Edwards has proved that he is the number 1 player in the country this season. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga – The big news from last month was that big time shooting guard Anthony Edwards announced that he would be reclassifying from the 2020 class to become a member of the this years 2019 class.  This move automatically puts Edwards at the top of the class and most certainly destined to be on the 2019 McDonald All American roster.  Playing in two games at the Hard In The Paint Classic......

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#OTHoopsReport: Hard in the Paint notebook - Nov. 29, 2018

Malachi Rhodes has been a force on the interior for Wheeler (GA) this season. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga – This past weekend, our staff checked in to see the talent being held at the Hard in The Paint Give Back Classicat Benjamin E Mays High School. Games were competitive all day and it seems as if every school is starting to find their identity as the season approaches region play. There was some of the top talent in GA being displayed along with arguably the best player in the country......

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#OTRHoopsReport: OTR Thanksgiving TOC Game Recaps - November 19, 2018

California signee Charles Smith of Wheeler High School showed off his skills Saturday night win at the OTR Thanksgiving Tip-Off Classic. Photo cred – Ty Freeman NORCROSS, Georgia, – The OTR Thanksgiving Tip-Off Classic provided many of the areas top teams an early season test. Dozens of college coaches and national media members were on hand to report on the action. Below is an overview of the action from Saturday’s games. For a look back at all top scorers from Saturday, see our LIVE BLOG Article written by Jonathan Hemingway (@JLHemingwayPSB) Wheeler......

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