Tag: Andrew McConnell


OTR Academy Round up - June 18, 2020

Robbie Armbrester impressed at the On the Radar Hoops Academy over the weekend.  Atlanta, Georgia – In the new world we live in everybody has been chomping at the bit to get inside the gym and hear sneakers squeak. This weekend the inaugural On The Radar Hoops Academy played host to 48 players from the 2021-2024 classes. Saturday was for the upperclassmen while Sunday followed with the young guns. Here a list of notable players from Day 1: Malique Ewin – Berkmar (GA) – 2022 Pound for pound maybe the most skilled......

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Names to know in Georgia's 2021 class - May 27, 2020

Cameron McDowell made waves during his junior season at McEachern High School. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga – While the travel season is yet to start, our staff is in anticipation of the season kicking off this summer. We highlight several rising seniors that college coaches should keep tabs on this summer and fall. RJ Noord – The Heritage-Conyers – (Conyers, Ga) 2021 Noord has a smooth stroke and easily knocks down mid-range jumpers off the catch or dribble. He also is a good three-point shooter when his feet are set.......

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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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Four on the Verge Guards from the OTR Tip-Off Classic -November 19, 2019

Danny Stubbs of Pebblebrook (GA) shined over the weekend at the OTR Tip-Off Classic. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga– The usual “big dog” prospects graced On the Radar’s Tipoff Classic this Saturday, but a couple up and coming players made statements and deserve their just due. Below, we examine four who turned heads and are teetering on breaking out. Danny Stubbs, Pebblebrook (GA), 2021 Stubbs was clearly the difference maker for the Pebblebrook Falcons in their 62-58 victory over Southwest Dekalb. The 6-foot lead guard controlled the game and looked comfortable......

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OTR Tip-Off Classic Notebook - November 18, 2019

Kowacie Reeves Jr. was on a mission Saturday at the OTR Tip-Off Classic. Photo – Stanley Johnson Norcross, Ga,– The high school season is a time where the nation’s best players can shine brightly on the biggest stages. The On the Radar Hoops Tip-Off Classic is traditionally a place where you can find many of those performances. This 2019 version was no different. Here is a recap of the weekend’s biggest story lines. Star Treatment Auburn bound guard Sharife Cooper took the court by storm on Saturday night putting up 30 points......

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#OTRHoopsReport - Great Impressions from Super 64 Camp - September 3, 2019

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – Over 120 prospects from the Atlanta Metro area and beyond trained at the OTR Super 64 Camp last Saturday. This exposure opportunity benefited all in attendance. Players were challenged with drills from some of the top skills trainers in the area. While multiple media members from across the country covered the event. Below is a short list of players who stood out in Jonathan Hemingway’s notebook following the event. More players will be highlighted this week. Article written by Jonathan Hemingway (@JLHemingwayPSB) Achor Achor – Core4 – (Atlanta,......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Super 64 Camp Run Down - March 19, 2018

Sophomore forward Dylan Cardwell of Evans (GA) is a player to keep an eye on this spring and summer. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta , Ga., – The Super64 Camp presented the perfect opportunity for high school aged prospects to get exposure and play against top competition after the high school season. With multiple media sources, college coaches and post-season award selectors on hand to watch. Here are a few players from the event who elevated their status with their play. Terrell Ard Jr – Allatoona (GA) – 2019 Ard has good leaping......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Freshman U Recap -Aug 31, 2017

The Freshman U Camp featured some of the best prospects in the 2021 class.  Lawrenceville, GA – The inaugural Freshman U Camp provided a platform for many of the state of Georgia top players in the 2021 class. Here are a number of prospects that caught our eye from this weekend’s tournament. By @Donta_OTRH Tyler Shirley – Pebblebrook (GA) Shirley was one of the most dominant players at the Freshmen U showcase this past Saturday. He has improved his skills tremendously to go along with the great size he already possesses. The......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Three guard rotation - March 1, 2017

Guards make a name for themselves at the Junior Elite 100 Camp. Atlanta, Ga -There never seems to be a shortage of guards around the country, so the ones that are advanced get scooped up fast. During the action on Saturday there were three point guards that had the full package on display.  They made their teams thrive while also mixing in plenty of scoring opportunities for themselves.  Guards Sutton Smith, Ben Leach, and Ashton Malone all had the goods When it came to making plays off the dribble that’s where Sutton......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Standouts from the Rising Star Camp -Sept 13, 2016

 The Rising Star Camp showcased some of the top middle school players in the south. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga. – The Rising Star Camp brought together some of the best talent in Georgia and surrounding states. In hopes of giving players in this area the most amount of exposure possible, evaluators from the OTRHoopsReport.com were on hand to document the action. Here is the first look at the standouts from Saturyday afternoon: By: LocksWay_OTR Andrew McConnell – 2021 McConnell is a small guard who can the score the ball off the bounce.......

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