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Commitment Alert: 2021 Jacobi Wright staying in South Carolina, commits to Gamecocks
South Carolina landed one of the top players in the state of South Carolina for 2021, as Jacobi Wright announced his commitment on Sunday.read more
2021 Jacobi Wright earns first SEC offer from Gamecocks
Last week, Wright secured his Power-5 offer, an offer from the SEC. South Carolina and the coaching staff have developed a nice relationship with Wright and the offer certainly ranks high in his mind.read more
UPDATE w/ 2020 USC commit Ja’Von Benson vs Blythewood; Post Game Interview
Check out USC commit Ja'Von Benson's post-game interview as he talks the win vs Blythewood, his matchup against Julian Phillips, and what he's looking towards this season. He also discusses his relationship with his future coaches at South Carolina.read more
Wildens Leveque POWERFUL DUNKS Got EVERYONE Standing at the SC Pro-AM
Wildens Leveque is a freshman at the University of South Carolina this upcoming season. The 6'10" center was recruited with little to no fanfare, playing for the Mass Rivals and at a Prep School in Maine.read more
Phenom College Talk: Previewing South Carolina’s 2019-20 Roster
Phenom Hoops continues to look at the upcoming college basketball scene, this time previewing the South Carolina Gamecocks. See who the stars are and which incoming freshmen could make an early impact.read more
2020 6’8 Ja’Von Benson earns big in-state offer from Gamecocks
Benson has been a prime target in the state of South Carolina but could an offer from the Gamecocks be a game-changer?read more
Seventh Woods vs. Trae Hannibal! Sindarius Thornwell Shows Out. SC Pro Am Brought EVERYONE OUT!!!
The crowd came out to support the state of South Carolina and its basketball. The past with Seventh faced off with the future and Hannibal.read more
Summer Havoc Final Thoughts
It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- With Summer Havoc wrapped up, we officially have one travel ball showcase remaining on the Phenom Hoops schedule. Summer Havoc was four days of non stop hardwood action, dozens of offers were earned, and a number of prospects drove their...read more
Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt III #PhenomSummerHavoc
It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- We’ve reached the fourth day of Summer Havoc, there have been offers earned and attention grabbed so far. Teams have competed hard for three days and now we’ve arrived at the home stretch, all these prospects and coaches will...read more
Bryce McGowens Makes Him TOUCH the EARTH as Frank Martin Watches
2021 prospect Bryce McGowens has been a hot name recently, out of South Carolina. This should come as no surprise as his brother, Trey (Pittsburgh), had a similar path to starting as a freshman in the ACC.read more
DAMN!! Patrick Iriel Got Crazy Bunnies!! SCs NEXT Late Blooming Big Time Prospect
South Carolina is known, every year, for having late bloomers who burst onto the scene and become major recruiting coupes for high major programs.read more
Recruiting Interview with 4⭐️ Big Man PJ Hall of Dorman (SC)
We were able to catch up with Top 75 Big man PJ Hall at the NBPA Top 100 Camp and find out all the latest happenings about his recruitment and where things stand ...read more
2020 6’6 Dillon Jones breaks down latest surrounding recruitment
Recruitment has started to pick up more for 2020 6’6 prospect Dillon Jones, who is ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state of South Carolina per Phenom Hoop Report. Jones is coming off a tremendous season at Keenan, helping the Raiders secure a 30-1 record and an SC 3A state championship. He finished his junior season averaging 12.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 2.9 steals per game....read more
“YOU CAN’T GUARD ME!!” Kelton Talford Has That ELITE FOOTWORK!!
Kelton Talford was the best player on South Carolina's best 1A team last season He is a guaranteed 25 and 13 every night, while defending the oppositions best player.read more
Commitment Alert: 2019 guard Mike Green headed to South Carolina
South Carolina has been on a hot streak but they also were able to pick up 2019 guard Mike Green as a preferred walk-on for their upcoming recruiting class.read more
2019 6’8 Jalyn McCreary commits to South Carolina
Jayln McCreary has been a name floating around the area for quite some time now. The 6'8 prospect has been one of the biggest remaining targets for schools around the area but on Monday, he announced that he would be ending his recruitment and would be joining head coach Frank Martin at South Carolina.read more
Trae Hannibal Goes Full Sicko Mode as He DEMOLISHES Pee Dee All Star Game
Trae Hannibal has been on a tear, absolutely demolishing everything in sight. The strong bodied PG, who is committed to South Carolina, is athletic with a high basketball IQ and ridiculously exciting to watchread more
LEBRON Thomas Shows to Put Some Respect on His Name … Freshman is an AWARD Winner of #NCPhenom150
Lebron Thomas is tracking as one of the best freshman (2022 class) in the state of South Carolina. The lengthy point guard just has a HUGE IQ for the game, and his instincts, on both ends of the floor are next level. He passes the ball with precision and he defends the ball with quick twitch, length, and anticipation.read more
Jordan Coleman is SCs Most UNDERRATED PG … DOMINATES Long Standing #NCPhenom150 Camp
5'10" Jordan Coleman is a junior at Chester High School. Chester is the home of basketball phenomenon Devan Downey, a smaller point guard who put up big numbers. Coleman attended two Phenom 150 camps in the past couple weeks and won awards in both of them.read more
Russell Branch MAKES IT LOOK EASY at #SCPhenom150! MVP Raw Highlights!
Check out highlights from Russell Branch who was named MVP at the SC Phenom 150 Camp held at Lexington High School. For more information please visit...read more
SC Phenom 150 Afternoon Standouts
#94 6’7” 2022 Isiah Howell Georgetown HS (Georgetown, SC) Long, quick twitch and athletic, Howell has a lot of tools that make him intriguing. He runs the floor well and shows ball skills running the floor. Howell had a couple finishes above the rim and ran the floor, for easy finishes at the basket. He will be one to continue watching as he continues to develop strength and his overall game. A...read more
SC Phenom 150 Morning Standouts
#61 6’2” 2024 Cameron Scott Lexington, SC Scott has a chance to be very good. Already he has the length that makes him look as if he still has considerable growth physically. Playing in this one, against high school-aged kids, the 7th grader battled. He was good in the mid-range and finished at the rim. He is one to watch moving forward, the upside is considerable. #26 5’9” 2022 Savion Brown...read more
8th Grade Zach Randolph Merel Burgess Leads Carolina Bad Boyz to #PhenomQCMSS Silver Title
6'4" 2023 prospect Merel Burgess was virtually unstoppable on the block at Phenom's Queen City Middle School Showcase this weekend.read more
Mikey Dukes Vs. Jordan Jones Gets HEATED! High Level PG’s COMPETE!
Mikey Dukes is a known commodity, as the Clemson running back commit was also a heavily recruited basketball player prior to his commitment. Jordan Jones is an unknown commodity who is ready to break onto the scene. This was a great matchup, that went back and forth with Jones taking the first half and Dukes taking second. This was a great battle in the Quarter Finals of the SCISA playoffs...read more
VICIOUS!! Jordan Burch Catches RIDICULOUS Body! Isaiah Caldwell BREAKS OUT!
Jordan Burch is a noted football player. He was just given his 5th star as a defensive lineman. However, Burch is also a very good basketball player. The 6’6″ junior lefty has an array of moves with ball skills, touch and nimble feet. Here he matches up with fellow junior Isaiah Caldwell and a great battle, back and forth. Caldwell is a 6’4″ guard at Heathwood Hall. He...read more
Josiah James Makes it Look Easy … He DOES IT ALL as Porter Gaud CRUISES in SCISA Playoff Win!
McDonald’s All American Josiah James is one of the best players in the country. Tabbed as a 6’7″ Point Guard, he has the skills to dominate on both ends of the floor, all over the court. This week James, and his Porter Gaud team, is vying for their 4th consecutive state championship. This is something unparalleled, however “unparalleled” seems to be what Porter Gaud...read more
Kelton Talford Goes CRAZY for a Double/Double in Only 2 Quarters!! Great Falls ROLLS!
Junior Kelton Talford is one of the most underrated players in the state of South Carolina. The 6’7″ forward has led his Great Falls team to a 2 loss season and a #1 ranking in South Carolina’s 1A division. He is averaging a double double every night out. Add in 2 steals and 3 blocks per game and you see why he is underrated. Only carrying a Maryland Eastern Shore offer, more...read more
INTRODUCING sophomore Cohen Gaskins … Goes CRAZY for 31 in Playoffs
South Carolina is known for under the radar hoops, especially here recently. Late bloomers, or players late on the scene who show out. Well, Pinewood Prep sophomore Cohen Gaskins just exploded for 31 points on 5-7 from 3, to go with 7 boards and 6 assists last in last night’s semi-final play off game, and not many noticed. Gaskins is a 6’4 guard who has ball skills and a high IQ. He...read more
DJ Sinkler Player of the YEAR!! AC Flora Conference Champs, AGAIN!
Yet again, Coach Josh Staley has led his AC Flora Falcons to a Conference Title. Impressive feat considering the incredible talent that sits in his conference. AC Flora has a rich basketball tradition with the likes of Xavier McDaniel and Ty Corbin having graduated from the school. Staley has things rocking and rolling right now. Led by Conference Player of the Year DJ Sinkler, Wingate football...read more
Unsigned Senior Spotlight: Asanti Price
There is probably no player in the Carolina’s who has more buzz around their name currently. Rightfully so, what is there not to like about Price. He is a lengthy 6’5″ shooting guard who is a fluid, and explosive, athlete and can stroke the cover off the ball. Let’s take a look at the numbers, Price is averaging 19.4 points per game, leading the way for the 19-1, number 1...read more