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#OTRHoopsReport: City of Palms Saturday Recap - December 20, 2015

 Hosted at Bishop Verot High School, the City of Palms Classic is largely considered the nation’s premier high school tournament. Next year the tournament will be moved to the Fort Myers Civic Center. FORT MYERS, Fla., – Saturday lived up to the hype. Plain and simple the stars shined the brightest and the fans were entertained by a number of competitive games. Here is the rundown on day two of the City of Palms Classic. By:  @JLHemingwayPSB Saturday Recap (Game’s listed in Reverse order as they were played) Westerville (OH) 80 Father......

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#OTRHoopsReport: City of Palms Friday Recap - December 19, 2015

  Fort Myers, Fla., – The nation’s premier high school basketball tournament kicked off yesterday with opening round games. Some of the country’s top individual talent was showcased and allowed our staff to see stock-risers, sleepers and which players are in the running for the Naismith Trophy Player of the Year Award. By:  @JLHemingwayPSB Friday Recap Wheeler (GA) 64 Wesleyan Christian (NC) 58 Wheeler is the tournament’s reigning champion. Coach Doug Lipscomb saw the departure of Jaylen Brown to graduation last year, which means that the Wildcats are probably no longer favorites......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Boyd County Roundball Classic Standouts - December 14, 2015

 Class of 2016 Bobby Anderson of Boyd County HS proved to be one of the top players in the Tri-State (KY-OH-WV) area at the Roundball Classic last weekend. Photo cred – Ty Freeman/#EBAAllAmerican ASHLAND, Ky., – For high school coaches, the pre-region schedule is about competition and quality match-ups. The Roundball Classic hosted by Boyd County High School last weekend provided exactly that platform in the Tri-State area of Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia. On top of that, the weekend of basketball provides exposure for individual players who are looking to build their reputation for......

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#OTRHoopsReport - SE National Hoops Festival Standouts - Dec. 11, 2015

Junior forward Nicolas Claxton of Legacy Charter (SC) recruitment continues to rise. Photo Cred: Kemi Griffin Charlotte, NC –The Southeast National Hoop Festival provided a platform for a terrific showdown of elite talent this weekend. A line up which consisted of some of the top programs in the Carolina’s squared off for a one day showcase. Here is a look at a few individuals who seized the opportunity to impress in the first week of the season. College Coaches can get the full report by clicking here!  Nicolas Claxton (Greenville, SC)/Legacy Charter......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Marshall County Hoop Fest Stock-Risers - December 8, 2018

BENTON, Ky., – The stars came out last weekend at the Marshall County Hoop Fest as expected. However, there were a number of under the radar type prospects who emerged once the games ended. Here is a rundown on which prospects made the biggest slash in the Bluegrass State. (Read our live blog with all the details by clicking here: Marshall County Blog) By:  @JLHemingwayPSB Marshall County Hoop Fest Stock Risers Pierre Crockrell – Prolific Prep – 2019 The feature game of Saturday evening pit Prolific Prep against Advanced Prep International. So......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Marshall County Hoop Fest Blog - December 4, 2015

Indiana signee Curtis Jones of Huntington Prep looks to lead his team at the Marshall County Hoop Fest. Photo cred – Jon Lopez/Nike Benton, Ky., – The Marshall County Hoop Fest has become a perennial stop for some of the nation’s top high school teams. This year is no different as Oak Hill Academy squared off versus Chaminade Prep in an ESPN televised game on Thursday evening. Our #OTRHoopsReport team is in the building this year for a third straight year to cover the top performers all weekend long. Follow our blog......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Thanksgiving Week Standouts - November 29, 2015

 Class of 2017 Jordan Usher is emerging as one of the top talents in the state of Georgia in his class. Photo credit – Ty Freeman/Jared Cook Classic Our #OTRHoopsReport coverage team was in full effect last week watching basketball from all over the metro-Atlanta area. The were plenty of usual suspects who performed at high levels. However, there were new names that emerged as must-watch prospects both in the region as well as nationally. Here is a mix of both types of prospects in this recap. By:  @JLHemingwayPSB Editor’s note –......

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#OTRHoopsReport: 2016 #ATLTipOffWatch - November 11, 2015

Jared Harper led Pebblebrook to the GHSA championship game last year. He is a #ATLTipOffWatch prospect in the class of 2016. Photo cred – Ty Freeman/GHSA High School Basketball in Georgia is underway this week with many of the schools competing in scrimmages. Our #OTRHoopsReport staff is privileged to serve as voters on that committee at the end of each school season. Use the #ATLTipOffWatch hash tag on twitter to see prospects who are emerging this high school season. Here is a look at the 2016 players from around the city of......

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#OTRHoopsReport: High School Season Naismtih Watch List - November 5, 2015

After a successful campaign on the EYBL circuit with The Family, Michigan State commit Miles Bridges is ready to lead Huntington Prep in his senior year. Photo cred – Jon Lopez / Nike High School Basketball is here! Our #OTRHoopsReport staff will crisscross the nation once again this year evaluating the top talent in the nation. At the same time our staff serves on the Naismith Trophy Board of Selectors for the National Player of the Year. Expect an official watch-list of prospects to be released from the Naismith Board in the......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Georgia 2018 Player Watch List -Nov. 2, 2015

Khavon Moore has been tabbed as one of the top sophomores in the country. Photo Cred – Ty Freeman The talent rich state of Georgia continues to produce some of the top prospects nationally each year. Our team was busy this summer at numerous local and national events identifying some of the top underclassmen in the Peach State. Here is a look at some underclassmen who look to make an impact this season. College Coaches can get the full report by clicking here!  Jamie Lewis (Atlanta, Ga), Westlake HS– 2018 – After......

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