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Leaving a lasting impression: Phenom MDC (Part 1)

As you may have read, there was talent that could be found all over the court.  We just recently released our best-of-the-best players from the event that I personally saw but there are several others that left a lasting impression on me as well.  That is why these players captured my eyes as well, really leaving a mark on the event in Rock Hill. Here is Part 1. 2022 Cedric Patterson (Team...

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POB’s Standouts from Phenom G3 Showcase (Day 2, Part 2)

2022 Zeke Cannedy (Team HOPE 2022): Cannedy had himself a game on Day 2 of the Phenom G3 Showcase.  He really gave us a glimpse of his entire game, stretching the floor with his perimeter shooting (knocking down five 3-pointers), but also creating separation inside or getting to the line.  He was aggressive all game long and really came up big in a narrow win. Impressive game when...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom G3 Showcase

6’1 ’23 Derek Bradley (PSB Bethel) Although there were various standouts for PSB Bethel, Bradley was easily among their most consistent and reliable performers. He’s a smart, strong, sturdy guard prospect with the ability to make an impact with or without the ball in his hands. Bradley’s perimeter shooting and three-level scoring allow him to pose a quality off-ball threat, but he also shows...

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Furthering His Game: Arturo Overton

Every year, the Carolinas reaffirms itself as a hotbed for talent and underrated prospects, and the current landscape is no different. There’s a slew of underrated prospects that deserve an uptick in their recruitment. Over the next few months, these articles will take a closer look at some of the most under-appreciated guys across the region. Today, we highlight Arturo Overton, one of the more...

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South Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Kelvin Mills #0: 5’11 ’23 Arturo Overton (Lower Richland) Starting things off, we look at a player that has been a regular shining spot at camps over the last few years, Arturo Overton. He’s a smart, skilled guard prospect that built his foundation as a scorer and has gradually transitioned into a floor general. Overton scores the ball at an efficient clip and can easily...

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“Get to Know” Arturo Overton

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a “Getting to Know” series on some players who have attended events but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the basketball...

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Bendel’s Best: Summer Finale (Young Prospects Worth Noting)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for another quality event. There was plenty of talent in the gym, featuring an abundance of new faces and guys we’ve seen numerous times throughout the years. The competition level was high, which made for some excitement, and various standouts emerged. This article will take a...

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Bethel’s Player Watch: Day 1 #PhenomSummerFinale

2024 6’3 Alex Olander (Team Thrill) dominates the paint again here at phenom. Alex is really making a name for hisself. He plays with a high motor on both ends of floor. He rebounds everything that comes off the rim. He’s aggressive under the basket drawing contact and knocking down free throws. His presence on the defensive end really changes opponents shots. He’s a strong physical big who runs...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Austin “Rudy” Mays   #9: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo) Starting things off, we look at a player that already has a reputation as one of the most electric prospects in the state, Dylan Williams. He’s a smart, crafty, quick point guard prospect with a tight handle and excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Williams loves to dice up his man, get downhill,...

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South Carolina Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 6

South Carolina Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 6 Coach Dre Simmons   #59: 5’6 ’22 Isaiah Washington (Inman, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that exerted a lot of effort during his showing at camp, Isaiah Washington. He’s a lead guard with the ability to consistently get by opposing defenders. Offensively, Washington looks to apply pressure from all three levels and frequently...

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South Carolina Jr. Phenom: Team 3 Evaluations

South Carolina Jr. Phenom Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: Brian Allen   #2:4’9 ’25 Aidan Trimiew (Mechanicsville, VA) Starting things off, we look at a young player that shot the ball incredibly well throughout camp, Aidan Trimiew. He was probably the smallest player in attendance, yet had no difficulty making a constant impact on the game. Offensively, Trimiew can usually be found spotting-up...

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SC Junior Phenom Camp Award Winners

Phenom Hoop Report hosted its inaugural South Carolina Junior Phenom Camp at Lexington High School in Lexington, South Carolina. The event was a huge success as the state has seen an uptick in basketball talent over the past five years. As we have stated on numerous occasions, South Carolina is no longer just a football state. Yes, the state is producing high level talent and the Palmetto State...

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