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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Antonio Threadgill #27: 5’8 ’22 Quentin Rice (Freedom) Starting things off, we look at a player that already knows how to run a team with poise and maturity, Quentin Rice. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with toughness, sharp vision, and the ability to play bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor. Rice offers a strong balance between defense, playmaking,...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Mason Padgett #25: 5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Eastern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that was arguably the most poised and effective floor general in attendance, Kadyn Dawkins. He’s a smart, crafty, heady point guard prospect with sharp vision, tight ball-handling, and three-level scoring ability. Dawkins gets everyone involved in the action and knows how to truly...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons #23: 5’10 ’21 Isaiah Escobar (The Burlington School) Starting things off, we look at a player that continually stands out with his motor and scoring ability, Isaiah Escobar. He’s a smart, scrappy, high-motor guard prospect with quickness and nice perimeter shooting. Escobar defends quite well, especially for his size, and forces turnovers at a quality rate. Next in his...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Kelvin Reid #16: 5’6 ’23 Connor Howell (Northern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game quite well despite being the youngest and smallest prospect on this team, Connor Howell. He’s a heady, scrappy point guard prospect with nice ball skills, able to consistently create and make passes to open teammates. Howell is a pretty useful shooter,...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell #13: 5’5 ’23 Angelo Alexander (Charlotte) Starting things off, we look at a player that made an excellent impact, especially to be the smallest prospect on this team, Angelo Alexander. He’s a smart, heady point guard prospect that knows how to consistently set up the offense and get his teammates involved. Alexander is a pest defensively, given his quickness and...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Jordan Washington #26: 5’8 ’22 Landon Kelly (Ledford) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to effectively run a team on both sides of the ball, Landon Kelly. He’s a wiry, unselfish point guard prospect that can create for others and knock down the open jumper. Kelly gave great effort, especially on defense, and was able to make plays with or without the ball in...

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National HS Showcase “Final Thoughts, Takeaways, and Stock Boosters”

Final Thoughts, Takeaways and Stock Boosters It was another outstanding event as USA Today deemed it one of the top 16 “must-see” events in the country. There was plenty of exciting action, national-level play, and storylines along the way. Now, let’s take a look at our final thoughts, takeaways and stock boosters from the event.  Everyone’s Super Bowl Game It’s no secret Oak Hill Academy has...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom National Showcase

6’7 ’21 Jamylan Blakeney (Combine Academy) There are a ton of high-level defenders in North Carolina and it’s time that we start mentioning Blakeney among the best. He’s as versatile as anyone on that end of the floor due to his phenomenal blend of length, athleticism, and recovery speed. Blakeney can protect the rim and legitimately defend all five positions at the high school level. He plays...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom National Showcase

6’8 ’20 Tay Williams (Liberty Heights) Few teams in the region have as much talent as Liberty Heights, and Williams is arguably their most impressive prospect. He’s long, athletic, and possesses great size but moves and plays like a guard, making him a walking mismatch against any type of opponent. Williams scores regularly from all three levels, displays quality passing vision, and has strong...

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Phenom National Showcase “Day One Thoughts and Takeaways”

Phenom National High School Showcase Day One Thoughts and Take A Ways Oak Hill Academy bounces back in a big way Legendary coach Steve Smith has an unbelievable 94. % winning percentage at Oak Hill. Oak Hill losing is like a celestial “blue moon” event that happens just once in a while. After being upset by Combine Academy at the Carmel Classic Tip Off Classic, Coach Steve Smith stated the team...

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#PhenomNationalShowcase: Miles Magical Five (Night One)

6’1 2020 Creighton Lebo: Greenfield School Lebo was an incredibly consistent producer and shot maker at Greenfield last year as a junior. He and his teammates came away with the NCISAA 1A state title largely due to the performances he put up in their playoff run and he continued his excellence at the start of his senior year. He has some of the purest shooting mechanics in the state with...

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