OTRHoops Tournaments


The Alley-Oop Standouts - May 21, 2019

Isaiah Todd was one of the many standouts over the weekend at the Alley-Oop.  Atlanta, Ga.,– The Alley-Oop provided the perfect stage for players to gain exposure that they were looking for during the month of May. With teams from around the Southeast, players were able to display their talents to many scouts in attendance. Scottie Barnes – Nightryders – 2020 Barnes is a very skilled forward who shows the ability to play outside/in. He has a smooth handle that allows him to get by his man from the perimeter, and be......

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The Opening Notebook

The Opening Notebook

Atlanta Xpress guard Madison Durr shined at The Opening. Atlanta, Ga– Last weekend over 80 teams came to The Opening and put their best players and performances on display. Players played hard and some walked away having improved their stock or making a name for themselves to have stock. Here’s a few of the players who were notable standouts: 2021 forward Quay Primas- Team Georgia Magic Primas is a skilled forward who plays with a high motor on both ends. I was impressed with his ability to rebound so well inside as......

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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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