Prospect Evaluation


College Hoops Connect South GA Showcase:

LEE COUNTY, GA – Took a hop down to South GA once again Oct 17, this time a little beyond Warner Robins for College Hoop Connect’s South GA Showcase, hosted by Chris Cameron and Lee County HS. As was the case at Hypesouth’s excellent event, there was some nice talent on hand, more proof that beyond the ATL-Metro lies a wealth of players to be found in this state. Some names who couldn’t be missed: By: Keith Agran Nickolas Woodard | 6-5 | SG | Taylor County | 2022 At it once......

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SH Report Jamboree: Team Observations Part 3

CUMMING, GA – We finish our look from SH Report’s Jamboree with 3 more team capsules. By: Keith Agran MEADOWCREEK OUTLOOK: Part of that almost comically deep Region 7-7A, which will both afford them chances to show off their unquestioned talent but also provide a challenging path to a state tournament berth. The goods are there to be in the Bracket, and the 2023 class headlines with PG Keishawn Hampton and PF Eddie Hendricks, both of whom have used their last 2 summers with Norcross Heat to really expand their profiles and......

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SH Report Jamboree: Team Observations Part 2

CUMMING, GA – We move to Part 2 from our look at SH Report’s Jamboree from Dobbs Ferry Rec Oct 10, and 3 more teams from the exciting day of non-stop hoops. By: Keith Agran GRAYSON – vs Walnut Grove It’s been quite a last 2 months in Loganville, as the roster defections that have become all too common have changed the look of the green and gold, yet there hasn’t been a ton of concerned wind blowing from Ram Country as there is still plenty in the cupboard for Coach Geoffrey......

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SH Report Jamboree: Team Observations Part 1

CUMMING, GA – Dobbs Creek Recreation Center may have recently had a new AC-system installed, but the play of teams and players at SH Report’s Jamboree last weekend put that unit to the test as there was plenty of hot shooting and a ton of fire being shown on the floor. High School teams from all over the ATL-Metro and points further south and east descended on Cumming last Sunday for a furious day of games going on 6 courts, here are some opening team notes on what I saw: By: Keith......

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Hoop Exchange Fall Showcase Notes Part 3

By: Keith Agran TAVARES, FL – We polish off our Florida coverage of the Hoop Exchange Fall Showcase with 4 more guys who really impressed from the Showcase portion of the fun event at The Big House. Sam Walters | 6-9 | Montverde Academy | 2023 Certainly when you see Montverde’s name you pay closer attention much like we do in Atlanta for Pace Academy, Greenforest or St. Francis for example, long and lean but a good mover he epitomized the modern stretch-4 with a smooth and really dangerous jump shot from......

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Hoop Exchange Fall Showcase Notes Part 2

By: Keith Agran TAVARES, FL – We move from the morning to the afternoon Showcase in our coverage of Hoops Exchange’s Fall Festival from Sunday Oct 3 at The Big House, Part 2 here with a Part 3 on the way. Here are some Florida-based dudes who brought it in a high-flying, entertaining afternoon: VJ Edgecombe | 6-4 | SG | Victory International Institute | 2024 (pictured above) The 2024 was quite possibly the best overall player I saw all day and certainly among the best college prospects there, saw him this......

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Hoop Exchange Fall Showcase Notes Part 1

By: Keith Agran TAVARES, FL – The folks at Hoop Exchange in Florida put on their big Fall Showcase Oct 2-3 at the appropriately named Big House 40 minutes north of Orlando, and schools from all over the Sunshine State converged for 2 days of hooping. OTR was on the road on site for Day 2, and the fast-paced atmosphere was broken into a Team portion that pitted HS-teams prepping for the upcoming season and a more traditional Showcase portion of mixed all-star teams playing running clock games against each other. Here......

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OTR Super 64 - Superlatives Part 1

HIRAM, GA – OTR hosted its Super 64 Showcase last Saturday at Hiram HS, and with 70+ kids on hand, the quality level in particular was among the highest of any of the many outstanding Showcases the last 6 weeks here in town. Thought it would be fun to do a Superlatives List similar to what I did with SH Report’s Showcase, try and get as many guys into meaningful categories as we can. By: Keith Agran TOP READY-MADE COLLEGE GUY(S)  Airious Bailey | 6-7 | SG/SF | Boyd Buchanan (TN) |......

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Open Gym Report - Forsyth County 2022's / Region 8-7A 2022's

AROUND THE ATL METRO – Coaches around the ATL-Metro have come up with the great concept of showing off their seniors classes in an Open Gym format in front of coaches and evaluators. OTR recently dropped by two of them, hosted by West Forsyth and Mill Creek respectively, here are some impression-makers from the evenings (all players are class of 2022): By: Keith Agran FORSYTH COUNTY Kourtland Tolbert | 6-3 | CG | Denmark >> Playing more PG lately, good slasher and can be a high-riser given some space, has the frame......

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Hypesouth "Unsigned Hype" Showcase - 6 Can't Miss Guys

WARNER ROBINS, GA – Middle Georgia got some love from the OTR staff as we headed south from Atlanta Sept. 26 to the beautiful, new basketball and multi-sport North Houston Sports Complex. The folks at Hypesouth Hoops had some of Middle and South GA’s top names in attendance, and we highlight 6 below who were too good to miss: By: Keith Agran Nickolas Woodard, 6-5, SG, Taylor County, 2022 (pictured above) Most polished and college-ready player there, big guard with good movement and a frame meant to travel, can play inside or......

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