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#OTRHoopsReport - Post Play from the Spring Showcase - March 27, 2014

Ramses Sandifer was one of many post players who stood out at the Spring Showcase last weekend. *Photo by Nakita Hemingway Atlanta, Ga. – The Spring Showcase at Oglethorpe University was a great opportunity for uncommitted players to show their specialties. In the game of basketball, there never seems to be enough big men available. Several senior post players received attention on Saturday afternoon.  Here is a look at a few of the names who stood out. SENIOR POST PLAY College programs are always looking for players with size; there were many......

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#OTRHoopsReport - Seniors Shine at Spring Showcase - March 26, 2014

McKinley Brown helped St. Francis to a state championship this year and should help a college program next season. *Photo by Nakita Hemingway Atlanta, Ga. – The first day of spring already is already in our rearview mirror. For people around the game of basketball that means preparation for the spring travel season.  However, for uncommitted high school seniors it means that is time to make a decision on a college home. The On the Radar Hoops Spring Showcase provided the perfect stage for many regional players to display their skills to......

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#OTRHoopsReport - Spring Showcase Recap I - March 25, 2014

Trey Williams drove his way into the attention of college coaches this weekend. *Photo by Nakita Hemingway Academic Excellence Numerous Division III programs attend On the Radar Hoops Spring Showcase this weekend and there were a number of high academic prospects that left impressions with these coaches.  Senior forward Trey Williams of Atlanta, Georgia, showcased the ability to attack the basket going right to get to the rim. He consistently knocked down jumpers from 15 feet in. Jayson Snearl took advantage of the stage after missing half of the season due to......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Recruiting Recap-Week of March 24, 2014

Pebblebrook (GA) PG Ty Hudson continues to gain intrest from programs around the country Monday March 24, 2014 Class of 2015 SG Luke Kennard of Franklin (OH) committed to Duke Pacific has offered class of 2015 PG Paris Austin of Bishop O’Dowd (CA) Miami picked up a commitment from 2015 SF Anthony Lawrence of Lakewood (FL) Michigan State picked up a commitment from 2014 Sunrise Christian (KS) forward Marvin Clark UAB received a commitment from class of 2014 Rock Bridge (MO) PG Nick Norton Tuesday March 25, 2014 UNLV has offered class......

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#OTRHoopsReport - CoachHemi.com Showcase Around the Rim Part II - March 21, 2014

Jalen Fearn is a guard that showed potential this past weekend at the CoachHemi.com Showcase. *Photo by Nakita Hemingway Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Last weekend provided a great opportunity for a number of prospects in the areas around Middle Tennessee to be seen and get on the radar of our OTRHoopsReport.com staff. Here is a quick look at a few names that left an impression. A young point guard from the Clarksville, Tenn. area that showed promise was class of 2017 Austin Fisher. The skilled guard showed the ability to handle the ball......

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#OTRHoopsReport: On the Radar-Nate Grimes-March 21, 2014

On the Radar Over the past two years not much was known about Nate Grimes. Grimes, a 6-foot-8 forward did not play organized basketball until his freshman year in high school. The following season he was academically ineligible during his sophomore campaign. Before his junior season Grimes transferred to Desert Pines in Nevada where he was able to help the team reach the Division I-A state semifinals. Grimes possesses an unbelievable amount of the athletic ability. He has great leaping ability and quickness that he in transition where he is able to......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Recruiting Recap Week of March 17, 2014

St. Francis (GA) 2015 SG Malik Beasley continues to pick up offers  Monday March 17, 2014 Class of 2014 G JaQuan Lyle narrows his list down to Memphis, Oklahoma State, and Oregon. Presbyterian received a commitment from class of 2014 Fayetteville Academy (NC) guard Jaron Withers Florida Gulf Coast hosted class of 2014 Hargrave Military (VA) F Jabari McGhee on campus over the weekend Nebraska has received a commitment from 2014 PG Tarin Smith of St. Anthony (NJ) Tuesday March 18, 2014 UAB has offered class of 2015 SG Malik Beasley St.......

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#OTRHoopsReport - CoachHemi.com Showcase Around the Rim - March 19, 2014

Javaughn Craig showed  promise and a variety of skills last weekend. *Photo by Nakita Hemingway Murfreesboro, Tenn. – A number of talented players entered the gym last Saturday to show their skills at the inaugural CoachHemi.com Showcase. Several local colleges were in the building to take in the action. Nearly 40 players competed and built their skills in the early spring showcase. Here are a few names to note. Class of 2014 forward Paul Webb of Sugar Hill, Ga. showed his versatility with his ability to push the ball in transition and......

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#OTRHoopsReport - CoachHemi.com Showcase Recap - March 18, 2014

Jylan Washington is a player who showed promise this weekend in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Some of the best players around the state of Tennessee and surrounding states squared off against one another this weekend at the CoachHemi.com Showcase. A number of the top available players and multiple up and coming underclassmen worked in skill stations before competing in game play. Making a statement Unsigned senior guard Cedric McGinnis of Birmingham, Ala. played like a man on a mission Saturday afternoon. The 5-foot-10 guard pushes the ball well in transition where he is able......

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#OTRHoopsReport - EBA Top 40 Workout Underclassmen - March 17, 2014

Kendrick Summerour is one of the best freshman play-making guards in the state of Georgia.   Underclassmen Leave Their Mark Buford, Ga. – The EBA Top 40 workout was a good chance for several underclassmen to show their abilities in a skill and competition setting. Although the camp was headlined by several seniors, there were several underclassmen who proved that we will be talking about them for years to come. Sophomore guard D’Marcus Simonds of Buford, Ga. has emerged as one of the top guards in the state of Georgia. This 6-foot-4......

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