Tag: Willie Evans


Cherokee vs. Forsyth Classic Recap - Dec. 15, 2020

Tailhand Owens came up big in a win for Cherokee Saturday night.  Canton, Georgia, – With high school teams practicing and preparing for region play, our focus shifts to prospects and teams that are poised to make the most noise during the winter months. Cherokee High School hosted the Cherokee vs. Forsyth holiday classic featuring many teams in the Atlanta-Metro area. We take a look at several prospects who stood above the rest. By – @Jr_OTRH – Willie Evans Elijah Tucker – Cherokee High School – 2021 Tucker had the best performance over the......

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Milton Tip-Off Classic Recap - Dec. 8, 2020

Atlanta, Ga – Here’s a look at some of the standouts from the Milton Tip-off Classic. It was a good day of basketball filled with competitive games and impressive performances from big names in the Peach State and others still under the radar. By: Willie Evans – @Jr_OTRH Bruce Thornton- Milton High School – 2022 This was a big-time matchup for Thornton and his team and he dominated from start to finish. He came out of the gate with (5) three pointers in the first quarter and never looked back. His handle......

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HypeSouth Hardwood Invitational Recap - Nov. 30, 2020

Florida signee Kowacie Reeves Jr. put on a show over the weekend.  Warner Robins, Ga – The Second Annual HypeSouth Hardwood Invitational was home to some really good basketball over the weekend. Post Thanksgiving weekend I got to see some Middle and South Georgia talent down below Atlanta. Here are a few notables.  By: Willie Evans – @Jr_OTRH Greg Jones – Warner Robins High School -2021 Jones was a beast the entire game for The Demons. Coach Garman called several sets for the senior and he delivered with more than a few......

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OTR Academy Underclassmen follow up - June 22, 2020

Zak Thomas made all the right plays at the OTR Academy – Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga – 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 2: Cameron Pope – Cherokee – Cherokee (GA) – 2023 Cameron Pope was......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Atlanta Invitational Run Down - June 12, 2017

Atlanta, Ga – The On the Radar Hoops Atlanta Invitational has set the bar high for youth tournaments nationwide. This event featured many of the top young prospects from around the country. Here are several prospects who stood above the rest: Taco Shahjahan | Game Elite – This young guard was electrifying the entire weekend. In a prime time matchup against the Stars Taco was one of the bright spots for Game Elite. With his quick moves and changes of speed he got in the lane at will and pressured the defense.......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Sweet 16 Session II Run Down - May 5, 2017

Under the radar players make a name for themselves at the Sweet 16 Session II. Powder Springs, GA – This past weekend players piled into McEachern High School ready to showcase their skills, so did bunches of coaches from all over the country. Sweet 16 Session II was filled with tons of talent from high major to unsigned SR’s hoping for one last chance to be seen. It was clear from the start of the first game Friday night the weekend would be filled with highlight plays & tons of buzz surrounding......

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#OTRHoopsReport - OTR Martin Luther King Showcase -Jan 20, 2017

Alex O’Connell finished with 17 points in a tough loss for Milton (GA) at the OTR Martin Luther King Showcase. Photo Cred – Larry Rhinehart DULUTH, Ga., – The On the Radar Hoops team put together one of the Atlanta’s top showcase events over the Martin Luther King break. This one day event featured 6 good games of action, which will help served each team as a springboard into their region schedules. TJ Massenburg – (Snellville, Ga) – Shiloh This pick ‘n pop power forward can knock down the three with regularity.......

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#OTRHoopsReport: The Lake City Classic Recap - Jan. 9, 2017

The Lake City Classic Tournament featured some of the top players in the state of Georgia and across the Southeast. Acworth, GA – A number of teams from the state of Georgia and from the Southeast showed up to face off against some of the top talent at The Lake City Classic, which was hosted by Allatoona High School. Here are some of the individuals that stood out in these mid-season match-ups. Grant Howard – (Douglasville, GA) – Alexander Howard has a strong frame with nice length that can take contact while......

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#OTRHoopsReport: MLK Tournament - January. 21, 2016

 Gabe Wiznitzer of SC Upstate Warriors was a standout at the Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament. Atlanta, Ga. – The Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament presented by Georgia United provided a chance for area teams a measuring stick before they hit the spring travel season. It also gave our OTRHoopsReport.com evaluators another chance to watch to see which individuals stood above the rest. Here is the recap of several players who stood out on Sunday afternoon: SC Upstate Warriors Quintin Johnson – Johnson is a small quick guard with explosive first step to the basket. He......

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#Sweet16: Underclassmen Standouts - May 5, 2015

South Georgia Kings guard Zion Williams was one of the top scorers at the Sweet 16 Session II. Photo Cred: Courtney Davis Zion Williams – 5’8 – PG – South Georgia Kings The young guard scored the ball in bunches. Knocked down the long ball every game while putting pressure on bigs when he got in the painted area. The 15 year old played up to 16U and gave Charlotte Aces 38 points Noah Burroughs – 5’10 – Guard – Alabama Basketball Academy The ABA PG shot the ball at a high......

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