OTRHoops Tournaments


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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Unsigned Senior Notebook - January 15, 2020

London Riley is one of the top shooters in the State and one of the top available guards. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga.– The regular season is coming to an end, there are still several guards and 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. 6’6” F Quincy Canty (Cedar Shoals) Canty fits the mold of a modern-day stretch forward and has been putting up big numbers to help Cedar Shoals reach an......

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Big Southout Shootout Standouts - January 7, 2020

Christian Williams of Peachtree Ridge (GA) came up big in a win for the Lions. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga– At events like the Big South Shootout at Holy Innocents, it was a good chance to look into the future and see who basketball fans will be following in years to come. This event gave a quality look at underclassmen who will inevitably see their recruitment pick up as the summer months approach. Miles Kelly (Lilburn, Ga) – Parkview – 2021 This 6-foot-4 wing is one of the more promising prospects in......

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Big South Shootout Underclassmen Standouts - January 5, 2020

Felix Okpara dominated the competition at the Big South Shoot.  Atlanta, Ga– At events like the Big South Shootout at Holy Innocents, it was a good chance to look into the future and see who basketball fans will be following in years to come. This event gave a quality look at underclassmen who will inevitably see their recruitment pick up as the summer months approach. 2023 PG AJ Cheeks (Mountain View)-Having seen Mountain View twice in the past 2 weeks, I really liked how Cheeks played in both of these close matchups for......

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