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#OTRHoopsReport: Recruiting Blog – January 2014

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Brandon Clay (left) and Jonathan Hemingway team up to deliver the OTRHoopsReport Recruiting Blog. We will keep you updated on all things going on in the world of high school recruiting nationwide.

By: @BrandonClayPSB & @JLHemingwayPSB

 

Monday January 20, 2014

6:45 pm - Class of 2016 point guard Payton Pritchard of Linn Mar, Ore., and West Linn HS took an unofficial visit to Wisconsin last weekend. We wrote more on Pritchard in the fall. — Brandon Clay

6:49 pm - In addition to the interest that we mentioned for him last week, Pittsburgh has offered class of 2014 SG Kobie Eubanks of Our Savior New American (NY). His teammate, Damon Wilson Jr., is a Panthers verbal in the class of 2015. — Brandon Clay

6:52 pm - Class of 2015 scoring guard Allonzo Trier of Montrose Christian (MD) has a scholarship offer from Georgetown. — Brandon Clay

6:57 pm - Class of 2014 guard Daniel Fowler of Allatoona, Ga., has received an offer from Furman. Count Fowler in as an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. — Brandon Clay

Saturday January 18, 2014

1:12 am - Class of 2016 guard Quentin Goodin of Campbellsville, Ky., will visit Kentucky this weekend. — Brandon Clay

1:15 am - Fresh off of a blog mention yesterday, senior guard Shaun Jones of Lawrenceville, Ga., drops 32 points in a overtime win over Brookwood on Friday night. – Brandon Clay

1:19 am - Another class of 2014 graduate in Marquise Lanier of Grayson, Ga., had a noteworthy night with 19 points and seven rebounds. His performance helped Grayson HS beat Dacula 60 to 43. His HS coach, Geoffrey Pierce, says that Navy has recently inquired about the senior wing. His play as of late has made him an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. – Brandon Clay

Friday January 17, 2014

2:30 pm - We mentioned class of 2014 wing Kendall Joseph of Snellville, Ga., earlier in the week. The Brookwood HS senior is putting up consistent numbers for coach Daniel Bowles. Kris Watkins of the Southern Hoops JUCO Report says that Joseph has interest from both two and four-year schools alike including Clayton State and Wabash Valley. — Brandon Clay

2:38 pm - OnTheRadarHoops.com publisher Shun Williams thought enough of coach Branden Mayweather’s Central Gwinnett squad to invite them to his HS Showcase in November. Class of 2014 guard Shaun Jones is a major reason why. He blew up this summer at the Hoopseen Best of the South tournament and has several scholarship offers including North Georgia, Shorter and Wingate. He’s an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. — Brandon Clay

Thursday January 16, 2014

11:25 am - North Carolina coach Roy Williams watched class of 2014 guard Rashad Vaughn of Findlay Prep (NV). Williams saw class of 2015 prospects Chase Jeter and Stephen Zimmerman as well. Check our “Prospect Eval” on Vaughn from USA Basketball in October. — Brandon Clay

11:28 am - Class of 2014 guard Elisha Boone of Brooklyn, N.Y., has chosen St. Peter’s. Brandon Clay was high on his game with Lincoln HS from City of Palms in late-December. — Jonathan Hemingway

Wednesday January 15, 2014

12:50 pm - Class of 2014 guard Kobie Eubanks of Centerreach, N.Y., lists Alabama, Central Florida, Florida State, Minnesota, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, South Florida, Texas Tech and Rutgers. He has not taken the SAT yet but plans on doing that in the spring. — Brandon Clay

12:57 pm - Class of 2015 guard Tobias Howard of Suwanee, Ga., is out indefinitely after a car accident that left him with a concussion last week. — Brandon Clay

1:00 pm - Class of 2014 guard AJ Farrar of Norcross (GA) HS earned an invite to the Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout with 14 points in a win over North Gwinnett. - Brandon Clay

Tuesday January 14, 2014

12:00 - Class of 2016 wing V.J. King of Akron, Ohio added a scholarship offer from Arizona. King, who attends St. Vincent St. Mary’s, was impressive at USA Basketball in October. — Brandon Clay

12:04 am - Class of 2014 wing Kendall Joseph of Snellville, Ga., was slated to attend Georgia College. He is now back on the board. Brandon Clay watched him versus St. Pius in November and was impressed with his size and ability to attack the rim. He’s an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. — Jonathan Hemingway

12:07 am - Class of 2017 post Billy Preston of Calif., will transfer to Mater Dei from St. John Bosco. Preston was noteworthy at the City of Palms Classic last month. — Brandon Clay

12:10 am - Class of 2014 post Quadree Smith of Paul VI (VA) is transferring to Potomac (MD) and has de-committed from UNC-Greensboro. We loved Smith’s energy and toughness at both the Team Takeover Showcase and City of Palms Classic in December. — Brandon Clay

Monday January 13, 2014

12:32 pm - Class of 2016 wing Miles Bridges of Huntington Prep (WV) visited West Virginia for their game this weekend. Jonathan Hemingway was impressed at the Marshall County Hoop Fest in December. — Brandon Clay

12:36 pm - Class of 2017 post Billy Preston of Calif., is no longer at St. John Bosco. — Brandon Clay

12:39 pm - Class of 2015 post Diamond Stone of Milwaukee, Wisc., was at SMU for their arena opener a week ago. — Shun Williams

Sunday January 12, 2014

10:30 pm - Class of 2016 wing Vance Jackson of St John Bosco (CA) is at the Arizona State-UCLA game. — Brandon Clay

10:34 pm - Kentucky has offered class of 2015 forward Carlton Bragg of VASJ (OH). — Brandon Clay

Saturday January 11, 2014

3:16 pm - Class of 2015 point guard Tyler Dorsey of Calif., chose Arizona last night. — Brandon Clay

3:20 pm - Class of 2016 guard D’Marcus Simonds of Buford (GA) received an offer from Mississippi State. He’s an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. — Brandon Clay

3:23 pm - Class of 2016 PG Quentin Goodin of Taylor County (KY) received an offer from Vanderbilt while on their campus this afternoon. — Brandon Clay

3:28 pm - Class of 2014 point guard Matt McMorris of Buford (GA) is on unofficial visit at Lincoln Memorial today. Like Simonds, McMorris is an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invitee. — Jonathan Hemingway

3:32 pm - Class of 2015 center Jessie Govan of Wings Academy (NY) attended the St. John’s game. — Brandon Clay

Friday January 10, 2014

8:40 pm - Class of 2016 guard Quentin Goodin of Campbellsville, Ky., will visit Vanderbilt this Saturday. — Brandon Clay

8:43 pm - Class of 2015 forward Carlton Bragg has Illinois coach John Groce out to see him. — Brandon Clay

8:45 pm - Class of 2015 forward Noah Dickerson has left North Atlanta (GA) & is enrolling at Montverde (FL) for the second semester. - Brandon Clay

8:47 pm - Class of 2014 forward Nick Masterson of River Ridge (GA) has committed to Kennesaw State. — Jonathan Hemingway

Prospect Evaluation/Exposure Options

***Designed for DII, III, NAIA & JUCO exposure. These events average 25 to 30 schools on hand to watch the showcase participants.

OnTheRadarHoops Spring Showcase (March)
OnTheRadarHoops Fall Showcase (Sept.)

Elite Basketball Academy Series

***Designed for evaluation purposes, these are great opportunities for upperclassmen and underclassmen alike to get valuable game broadcasts that can be sent to college coaches with a single email message. For underclassmen, it also serves as the gateway for prospects with remaining high school eligibility to play in front of the OnTheRadarHoops.com staff.

March 9th – EBA Top 40 Spring Workout
Elite Basketball Academy Fab 5 Camp (Sept.)
Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Fall Workout (Oct.)

Brandon Clay Brandon Clay is the Director of Scouting for the OTRHoopsReport.com. Clay is also the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001 as an evaluator, event operator and trainer. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com

Jonathan HemingwayJonathan Hemingway is a National Evaluator for the OTRHoopsReport. He is also the owner of Coach Hemingway Basketball. He has been involved in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on twitter @JLHemingwayPSB

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