OTRHoops Tournaments


#RockyTopInvitational - 2025's to Watch

Gatlinburg, TN – There was a lot of talent to be seen at the On the Radar Rocky Top Invitational in Gatlinburg. Independents and shoe teams collided which showcased some new talent to begin tracking heading into the summer live period. By: Jennifer Brazelton Deondrea Lindsey: BMaze Elite – 2025 The 6’7″ power forward out of Knox Catholic, Deondrea Lindsey, captures you with size, and then makes big time plays seem effortless. Lindsey has already made a name for himself having picked up a couple D1 offers from Georgetown, Georgia Tech, and SMU.......

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#OTRHoops: Who Wants the Smoke (3) - May 4, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – In our final edition of the Who Wants the Smoke recap, we look at a group of players that earned attention last weekend at the Next Play 360 facility. Follow all our media team on Twitter for complete coverage of the top players. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2023 point guard Mekhi Craft holds the helm for his ball club, H.Y.P.E. He does an excellent job of setting the table and delivering the ball to his teammates. He showed some aggressiveness driving the ball this weekend and we expect......

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#OTRHoops: Who Wants the Smoke? Standouts (2) - May 3, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – Non live period events are still a good time for prospects to make a name for themselves. The On the Radar Hoops media team had the full court press on last weekend. With multiple evaluators and videographers on hand, top prospects were able to elevate their profile even without any college coaches in the gym. Here are a few names that stood out above the rest. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2024 Muhamma Alcine of Charge Academy is a strong, versatile wing. He proved himself to be an aggressive......

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On The Radar - #WhoWantsTheSmoke - Standouts - Part 1

MARIETTA, Georgia – This is the first installment of #WhoWantsTheSmoke standout performers from Jennifer Brazelton’s notebook. Below are names from the classes of 2024 and 2025 who caught the attention of our evaluators. By: Jennifer Brazelton CJ Brown: Game Elite 3SSB – 2024 The 6’2″ guard out of The Walker School has been on a tear the last few weeks. Easily one of the most athletic guards in the class of 2024, Brown continued to make big plays (including this baseline dunk below) that immediately got the crowd up out of their seat.......

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#OTRHoops: Who Wants the Smoke? Standouts (1) - May 1, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – There is no rest for those who looking to make their mark in the travel basketball sphere. The weekend after the second open period, more than 100 teams were back in the gym this weekend to compete. The OTR media team was in full effect. Here are a few of the names that caught our attention from day one. By: Jonathan Hemingway Gabe Bolden – Georgia Legacy – 2024 Bolden is becoming a staff favorite, because of his productiveness and hard-nosed attitude. The well-built guard uses his body well......

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#OTRSweet16 Session II - Part IV Standouts (Hemingway) - April 27, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – Part four of our recap features players from seven different states from around the Southeast. There are rising seniors that are ready to take the helm at their respective schools while there are also underclassmen that are ready to make their mark this summer. Here is our final edition of standouts from the OTR Sweet 16 Session II. By: Jonathan Hemingway We liked how Jaylyn Armstong of TNT Hoopsquad competed last weekend. He is a hard-nosed point guard who puts his down to mix things up for his team.......

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#OTRHoops: Sweet 16 Session II Standouts Part 3 (Brazelton) – April 26, 2022

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia – This is the final installment of Sweet 16 Session II standout performers from Jennifer Brazelton’s notebook. Players from all over the Southeast received the opportunity to show their skills in front of dozens of college coaches all weekend long. Below are names from the classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024 who caught the attention of our evaluators.   By: Jennifer Brazelton   Bol Agu: Game Speed Elite – 2023 The 2023 6’9″ center, Bol Agu Jr., is as smooth as they come for a stalky big. Agu caught the......

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#OTRSweet16 Session II - Standouts Part III (Hemingway) - April 26, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – In this report we document players who stood out on the third and final day of the OTR Sweet 16 Session II. Marietta High School was filled with buzzer beaters, close competitive games, and of course individual standout performances. Here are the prospects that we took special note of from Sunday at the event. By: Jonathan Hemingway Kelechi Akali – Pistons Elite – 2023 We took notice of Akali in a Sunday morning game. He is a 6-foot-6 post player with long arms and plenty of athletic upside. He......

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#OTRSweet16 Session II - Standouts Part I (Hemingway) - April 25, 2022

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – The second open period of the spring brought talented teams and college coaches to track their progress. Our staff saw familiar faces and were introduced to new names in the process. Here is a rundown of a few of the names that stood out from the opening night of the Sweet 16 Session II. By: Jonathan Hemingway Alexander Doyle – Showtime Ballers – 2022 Doyle was the talk of the tournament on Friday night. He is a 6-foot-10 wing-forward that can rip the nets from deep. His footwork......

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#OTRHoops: Sweet Sixteen Standouts Part IV - April 15, 2022

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – Per the usual with On the Radar Hoops events, it takes multiple recaps to cover all the talent. This recap might feature some of the biggest names from the event. Look and see which players could be competing in NCAA March Madness tournaments in years to come. By: Jonathan Hemingway Sam Alexis – 1 Family Hoops – 2023 From a physical standpoint Alexis is readymade for the next level. He has huge hands and a powerful lower body. Those attributes alone will allow him to bang and contribute......

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