Tag: OTR Sweet 16


OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 Weekend Standouts Part II (Hinds) - May 22, 2024

Atlanta, Georgia, – The Live Period is here, and, On the Radar Hoops, scouts are flooding the scene across the greater Atlanta area. Teams from across the Southeast region is on full display putting in the hard work. Here is who stood out at the Sweet Sixteen. By: David Hinds Messiah Millin – SMB – 2026 Messiah Millin was the heart and soul of his tough SMB 2026 squad this weekend. The prolific scoring point guard ran the show and lived with two feet in the paint. Millin was the picture of......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 Recap - 2 Days with Austin Smith - May 21, 2024

The OnTheRadarHoops Sweet 16 tournament has concluded, affirming its status as one of the top events in the travel ball season. As a live period showcase, the competition at Etowah High School was spirited, especially in the 17U and 16U divisions. During my two-day visit, I observed standout performances and pivotal moments from the games I covered. By: Austin Smith Top Teams Indiana Ambition 17U Shines with Teamwork and Clutch Performances Indiana Ambition 17U emerged as a standout team in the OnTheRadarHoops Sweet 16 tournament, securing a thrilling 65-63 victory with two......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 - Woodstock Saturday Standouts (Hillsman) - May 21, 2024

The On The Radar Sweet Sixteen was held this past weekend during the Live Period for college coach scouting. The NCAA recruiting calendar has changed from years past and so this was the first Live Period held in May and this deep into the travel ball season. Here is a look at those that stood out during the early portion of the action at Woodstock High School on Saturday, Day 2. By: Joel Hillsman 2026 Geoffrey Njogu– Kentucky Ambition 2026- Njogu led this Kentucky Ambition 2026 team to a 4-0 mark over......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 Weekend Standouts (Hinds) - May 21, 2024

Atlanta , Georgia, – The Live Period is here, and, On the Radar Hoops, scouts are flooding the scene across the greater Atlanta area. Teams from across the Southeast region are on full display putting in the hard work. Here is who stood out at the Sweet Sixteen. By: David Hinds Devin Melton – Team Person – 2029 Devin Melton is a skilled and physically gifted big playing up in age. The talented young prospect is a versatile weapon on both ends of the floor. On the offensive end he is comfortable......

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OTR Hoops: Sunday from OTR Sweet 16 - Welchy Report - May 20, 2024

Sunday Hiram By: The Welchy Report Canes #1 Joshua Handley of @CanesGa is a smaller PG that gets to his spots and scores in bunches and has a super tight handle! AE5 #1 Kentaevion Moreland of AE5 is a long wing that can put the ball in the hole. He finished with 20 pts in the win! AE5 #2 Zyree Brown of AE5 is a small guard that has a super-fast first step and can get to any spot on the court. He filled it up from every area scoring 24 pts......

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OTR Hoops: Friday Night Sweet 16 Welchy Report - May 20, 2024

Friday Etowah By: The Welchy Report Team United #1 TerranceBad5 of @teamunitedhoops is a long 6’2 guard that plays well in transition. He finished with 16pts including a few dunks. He also attacked the rim very well. Abubakar Cham is an undersized big man that finishes above the rim and through contact. He finished with 10pts in the win! #10 6’4 Guard Adrian Shackleton of Harris Athletics sets the pace of the game. He’s a true point that does what’s needed to win. Finished with 24 pts Team Driven #0 Dejiah Coleman......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 - Day 3 Top Performers (Sandy) - May 20, 2024

Sweet 16: Day 3 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2025 6-2 PG Zachry Harden – Heat Check – Newton (Pictured) Already committed to play defensive back at Minnesota, the D-I football star did major damage on Sunday in Heat Check’s 68-59 win over AE5 Florida. Zack is a pure athlete. He is elite in transition, grabbing rebounds and starring as a one-man fastbreak. Harden’s burst of speed and leaping ability get him to the rim in a blink where he can score through contact and put defenders on posters. The southpaw’s ability......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 - Day 2 Morning Standouts (Sandy) - May 20, 2024

Sweet 16: Day 2 Morning Standouts By: Kyle Sandy 2027 5-5 PG Elijah Carnes – Hoop Avenue Black – Chapel Hill Elijah was in a zone on Saturday morning, the smallest player on the floor seeing the rim the largest. Carnes peppered the defense with pull-up jumpers from the mid-range and beyond, sinking three threes en route to posting 20 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in a 54-24 win over Team Power. Carnes got to his spots routinely and was able to slither his way to the hoop and......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 – Day 2 Top Performers (Sandy) – May 20, 2024

Sweet 16: Day 2 Afternoon Standouts By: Kyle Sandy 2026 6-6 F Emmanuel Alofe – GA Stunners – McEachern (Pictured) There was a lot to come away impressed with when watching Emmanuel Alofe on Saturday afternoon. At 6-foot-6, his length immediately catches your eye, all arms and legs. Alofe has a lanky wingspan and agile feet. Emmanuel guards on the perimeter and in the post. He drew the assignment of guarding 5-foot-5 Jerron Wilson and did a terrific job moving his feet and frustrating the elusive playmaker. When he’s in the paint,......

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OTR Hoops: Sweet 16 - Day 1 Top Performers (Sandy) - May 20, 2024

Sweet 16: Day 1 Top Performers By: Kyle Sandy 2024 6-1 G Keelin Malone – Team Chuck Person White – Next Level Academy (Pictured) The tone-setter in a 64-59 win over the Wellington Wolves, Keelin Malone was all over the floor making plays on Friday night. The unsigned senior thrived as a two-way difference maker. Malone plays with steady energy and makes it a point to get up and defend. His quick instincts allow him to predict which way ball handlers want to go and can cut them off and swipe steals......

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