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#OTRHoopsReport: Coach Hemi News & Notes - June 30, 2018

Damion Baugh of Team Thad / Antioch, Tennessee, first showed his skill set at the Coach Hemi Showcase. Now he is a prized national recruit for multiple Power 5 Conference Schools. Photo cred – Nakita Hemingway One of the best parts of grassroots basketball is seeing prospects who show promise, stick to their work ethic and are rewarded with next level opportunities. For the better part of the past five years, CoachHemi.com has hosted a number of camps in the Southeast and the Midwest which provided valuable exposure for players in these regions.......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Hemi's Picks from the EYBL Circuit - June 25, 2018

Class of 2019 wing-forward Romeo Weems of Michigan is one of the elite athletes in the country. He is a DePaul Commit. Photo – Jon Lopez CARTERSVILLE, Georgia – The July viewing period is around the corner for travel teams. It also means that many of the nation’s elite players will square off at the Nike Peach Jam in Augusta, Georgia. We had a chance to take a look at several of these teams during the spring weekends, including the EYBL stop at Lake Point Sporting Facility in May. Here is a......

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#OTRHoopsReport: May Rundown Report - May 31, 2018

Isaac Okoro has dominated the competition this spring on the Nike EYBL circuit. Atlanta, GA – The spring session of the AAU circuit has ended earlier this week. There were a few prospects whose stock has risen over the last couple of months with their outstanding play in their respective circuits. Below we take a look at a few prospects who have caught national media, scouts, and evaluator’s eyes this spring. 2019 Forward Isaac Okoro – Athletes of Tomorrow (GA) Isaac Okoro displayed his skills once again this spring on the Nike......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Spring Notebook Part II - May 29, 2018

After a big spring Brandon Boston of Norcross (GA) has seen his recruitment take off.  Atlanta, Georgia – There were many players who lived up to the expectations that have been set while others jumped on the national radar this spring. Our staff took a look at several players who played above the rest here in part II of our Spring Notebook. 2020 Guard Anthony Edwards – Atlanta Express (GA)  Anthony Edwards has put the entire southeast on notice, so far. Now that the spring session of the 2018 AAU season is in......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Spring Notebook -  May 28, 2018

Cole Anthony has exceed expections this spring with his play in the Nike EYBL.  Atlanta, Georgia – There were many players who lived up to the expectations that have been set while others jumped on the national radar this spring. Our staff took a look at several players who played above the rest 2019 Point Guard Cole Anthony – PSA Cardinals (NY)  Cole Anthony without question arguably had the best spring on the AAU circuit. The rising senior is averaging currently 26.9 points per game on the 2018 Nike EYBL circuit, which......

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#OTRHoopsReport: IndiHoops TOC Recap - April 16, 2018

Class of 2020 guard Sharife Cooper and Christian Brown had a great weekend together while playing with AOT at the Indi Hoops Tip-Off Classic. ATLANTA, Georgia, – The Indi Hoops Tip Off Classic brought together some of the top talent in the city last weekend. It gave evaluators and spectators the opportunity to see prospects who are poised for big performances this spring. Here are a couple of the storylines from the weekend. By: @JLHemingwayPSB Christian Brown Links up with AOT for the Weekend Brown, a consensus top 20 prospect nationally, suited up......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Prospects to keep an eye on in the 2020 Class - April 3, 2018

KD Johnson of Southwest Dekalb (GA) has the ability to put the ball in the basket in a variety of ways. Photo – Ty Freeman Atlanta, Ga – There is plenty of movement on the recruiting frontier this spring as college coaches jockey to land impact recruits for their programs.  Most of the recruiting chatter that is reported deals with 2019 prospects. Here are several prospects that we tabbed as stock risers. Alec Oglesby – Collins Hill (GA)  Alec has a unique style of play. His body language on the court impresses and......

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#OTRHoopsReport: March News and Notes - March 22, 2018

Class of 2019 guard Ashton Hagans of Newton County was named Mr. Basketball for the 2017-2018 season. Photo cred – Ty Freeman High School Basketball season has come to a close (save the Dick’s National Championship Tournament) and travel basketball is on the horizon. In this gap there is are plenty of story-lines related to players within the state of Georgia and in the southeast. Here are the top stories in the past week. By: @JLHemingwayPSB Ashton Hagans Named Georgia Mr. Basketball Hagans ended a stellar junior year with Newton County High School......

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#OTRHoopsReport: GHSA Championship Game Preview - March 7, 2018

Can Ty Fagan and Upson-Lee complete back-to-back perfect seasons? St. Pius stands in their way. See the preview of the GHSA State Championships here. Photo cred – City of Palms Classic Class AAAAAAA TIME: March 10, 8pm LOCATION: Georgia Tech Norcross (27-3) vs. Meadowcreek (24-6) This marks the fourth time that these two teams will face each other this year. The Blue Devils have won the previous three match-ups. Twice Kyle Sturdivant saved the day with buzzer beating shots for Norcross. Meadowcreek has the frontline firepower to win this game. Duquesne signee Amari......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Jaylin Williams is making a name for himself - March 7, 2018

4-Star forward Jaylin Williams of Brantley County (GA) has emerged as one of the top players in the country. Photo – Ty Freeman Down at Brantley County High School there is a junior forward that statistically had arguably the best year of any player in the 2019 class.  6-foot-7 Jaylin Williams doesn’t play in the media heavy perimeter of Atlanta so many hoop heads haven’t heard his name yet, but that hasn’t stopped coaches from Georgetown, UGA, Auburn, UCONN, Texas A&M, FSU, Butler, and Xavier from being very familiar with the stat......

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