Tag: LSU Basketball

#OTRHoopsReport: Hoop Hall Shining Stars - January 26, 2015

Dwayne Bacon of Oak Hill Academy proved to be one of the nation’s ELITE scoring wings and picked up a Naismith Trophy Award Nomination at the Hoop Hall Classic. Photo cred – Robert Blachard RJBsports Springfield, Mass., – The Hoop Hall Classic is a destination on the calendar for many of the country’s top high school programs for a reason. This is one of the best evaluation weekends of the year because we get to see nationally ranked teams and individuals face off against one another in this setting. Here is a......

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#OTRHoopsReport - Bayou Boom - January 11, 2015

LSU has brought in one of the top recruiting classes in the nation with Blakeney (left) and Simmons (center). The addition of transfer Craig Victor potentially catapults the Tigers near the top of the SEC.  Coach Johnny Jones knows how good basketball can be at Louisiana State University. He played on the Tigers Final Four team in 1981 and stayed on staff with coach Dale Brown to help guide the program to another Final Four in 1986. Tiger fans have rooted for legendary players such as ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich and Shaquille O’Neal......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Prospect Eval - Ben Simmons - June 23, 2014

Simmons proved to be the top prospect at the NBPA Top 100 Camp. *Photo by Davide De Pas (Nike) Editor’s Note: “Prospect Eval” is a regular piece designed to inform our readers of the staff’s most recent evaluation on a prospect. By: @JLHemingwayPSB   NBPA Top 100 Camp Evaluation: Ben Simmons (Melbourne, AUS), E1T1 – 2015 Earlier this year we stated that Malik Newman of Jackson, Miss., was the nation’s top player after his performance at Nike EYBL in Hampton, Va. The race for No. 1 heated up after this Ben Simmons’......

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