OTRHoops Tournaments


OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Top Unsigned Seniors - May 14, 2024

OTR returned to Atlanta this weekend for ‘Who Wants the Smoke?’ and the talent pool was once again loaded with prospects for all levels. Here, we break down some of the best unsigned seniors we saw this weekend. By: Cam Rickers Noah Holloway – 2024 – Formula Elite Academy Noah Holloway is one of the more talented ‘24s still on the board in Georgia and he put the full package on display this weekend. Holloway is a big, athletic guard that can play above the rim and score at all three levels.......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Biggest Stockerisers (Rickers) - May 14, 2024

OTR returned to Atlanta this weekend for ‘Who Wants The Smoke?’ and the talent pool was once again loaded with prospects for all levels. Here, we break down some of the biggest stock risers from the event. By: Cam Rickers Sean Morgan – 2025 – Team Person Sean Morgan stole the show at WWTS, proving to be one of the best volume scorers in attendance. He had multiple outings with 35+ points and in one game, posted 23 in the first half. Morgan’s ability to shoot the ball is in a class......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Day 3 Top Performers (Sandy) - May 13, 2024

Who Wants The Smoke: Day 3 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2026 5-8 PG Huey Blalock – Atlanta Timberwolves – Rabun County The offensive maestro orchestrated 17 made threes in the Timberwolves’ 79-59 win over the GA Canes. Blalock tallied 8 points, 6 rebounds, 12 assists and 1 block. Huey’s shiftiness and court vision make him among Georgia’s elite passers. He gets penetration routinely and always has assists on his mind, passing up short floaters for wide open kick out threes. Huey is the definition of a true pass-first point guard, but......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Day 2 Top 2027/28 Performers (Sandy) - May 13, 2024

Who Wants the Smoke: Day 2 2027/28 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2027 6-6 F Rowan Woodrich – Devin Butts Elite – Peach County It wasn’t just Rowan’s size that made him stand out in a 54-26 win over Upward Stars Carolina, it was his activity level inside. Woodrich works hard for rebounds and doesn’t shy away from finishing through contact. Rowan gets good position in the post and is efficient from 10-feet and in. He looks like a future double-double at Peach County. 2028 6-9 F Peter Julius – Georgia Stars......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Day 2 Top 2026 Performers (Sandy) - May 13, 2024

Who Wants the Smoke: Day 2 2026 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2026 5-11 G Grant McDuffie – Team Person – Milton (Pictured) McDuffie was electrifying in Team Person’s 64-47 win over Upward Stars CSRA, pouring in 28 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.  McDuffie drilled a pair of threes to mix in with buckets from the mid-range and at the rim. Grant was elusive with the ball, creating space off the dribble as he got to his spots routinely with a smooth pull-up and deep range. He showed toughness......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke Day 2 Top 2025 Performers (Sandy) - May 13, 2025

Who Wants the Smoke: Day 2 2025 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2025 6-1 G Dallas George – GA Thunder – Calhoun County (Pictured) After a three-point first half, George erupted in the second half against the Carolina Celtics finishing with 19 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal. Dallas cashed in on five threes. George is a microwave scorer. He scored the ball off the catch and off the dribble from distance. He added a pair of drives to the basket to keep the defense honest. 2025 6-4 G Rico......

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OTR Hoops: Who Wants the Smoke - Day 1 Top Performers (Sandy) - May 13, 2024

Who Wants The Smoke: Day 1 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2026 6-1 G Terrance Badio – Upward Stars Carolinas – Butler (Pictured) An explosive 23-point first half set the tone in Upward Stars Carolinas’ 72-53 win over the South GA Tarheels. Terrance Badio was all over the floor, a one-man wrecking crew that the Heels struggled to contain. Badio consistently converted defense into offense, hounding ball handlers before turning them over and scoring in transition. Terrance scored with both hands and played above the rim. While the fastbreak opportunities supplied the......

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Standouts from On the Radar's 'Who Wants the Smoke'? (Part 1)

Marietta, South Carolina – On the Radar was back in Marietta, Georgia to host a tune up of ‘Who Wants the Smoke’ prior to the first NCAA Live Period the following weekend. This tournament highlighted noteworthy prospects from independent and shoe teams who are college ready or on the verge of becoming a true college prospect within the next few years. This feature specifically highlights 2025, 2026, and 2027 standouts in a three part series. By: Jennifer Brazelton       2026 | Justus Bell | Upward Stars 2026 6’4″ wing Justus......

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OTR Hoops: Featured Players from Summer Battleground Session I - May 11, 2024

Here I breakdown 3 teams and feature 12 players who stood out most in the 8th grade division at Summer Battleground Session 1. By: Bilal Benjamin Nightrydas Elite Nightrydas 2028’s basketball team made a significant impact during Battleground Summer Session 1, particularly in their impressive victory against the Georgia Stars EYBL. The standout performance of their point guard, Josiah Gillard, played a pivotal role in securing this crucial win. Gillard’s leadership on the court was a key contribution for Nightrydas Elite. One of the strengths of Nightrydas 2028 lies in their formidable......

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OTR Hoops: Proven Grounds Standouts Part 3 via @CoachHindsRCS - May 9, 2024

Fultondale , Alabama, – On the Radar Hoops returned to the Fultondale area to host the Alabama Proven Grounds. Numerous teams from the Southeast lined up to compete at the top tier facility at Fultondale HS. Here is a look at prospects that have placed themselves on the radar with their standout performances. By: David Hinds Johnathon Kusmiy – Rocket City Suns – 2024 (Pictured Above) Johnathon Kusmiy is an unsigned senior for the Rocket City Suns that does all the things you expect from a 6’8 center, plus some additional traits......

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