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Western North Carolina All Star Games

Phenom Hoops traveled to Asheville, North Carolina to cover the Western North Carolina All Star game hosted by Jake Senyo of the Ranking Report. 60 of the top players were divided into three groups, freshmen/sophomore, juniors and seniors. It was a great opportunity to see some of the young and promising players in the western part of the state. Now, let’s take a closer look at some of the...

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Farmville Central rolls to third straight 2A state championship

Farmville Central rolls to third straight 2A state championship  By Johnathan Kirkland Farmville Central came into the NCHSAA 2A tournament as the nine seed despite their undefeated record. They blew through their four opponents heading into the state championship game, with their closest game being an 18-point win in the opening round over Hertford County. Saturday afternoon was no...

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Heart over Height: Keenan Wilkins and Dwight Canady

Last night, Phenom Hoops had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Hendersonville in the NCHSAA 2A semifinal against North Lincoln. After going 26-3 last year, the Bearcats have enjoyed an undefeated season and continue to push for their first state championship since 1992. That 1992 season was also their last appearance in the big game, arguably making this Hendersonville squad their most...

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NLPB 828 2k23 bringing big-time young prospects to Queen City Showcase

Rock Hill will be loaded with talent and Phenom Hoops wants to not only get everyone ready for an exciting event but also make sure we provide exposure for teams and players all throughout. We start previewing teams and players that coaches and fans will want to check out at the event.

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“Get to Know” Keenan Wilkins

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 over the past few years 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...

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North Carolina Freshmen Making a Difference on Varsity

The talent in North Carolina is at an all-time high, and that is throughout all the classes in the state. The freshman (2023) class this season had some impressive showings, with some standout performances.

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#PhenomDavidRoseMDC: Miles Saturday Afternoon/Evening Standouts

A ton of talent in the gym today, the HoopState is blessed with a lot of talent in the 2022 class!  Here are some of the up and coming guys y’all need to know about! 6’7 2022 Asa White: Garner Road 15U White is a prospect that I’ve had the chance to see quite a few times in the high school season and after watching him for the first time in travel ball it’s clear his trajectory is headed...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase

Player Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase   Blue Chip Cavs 6’5 ’22 Chol Adichol- The long, wiry post prospect arguably possessed the highest upside of anyone from the first set of games. He plays consistently hard and utilizes his length well on both sides of the ball. Adichol ran the floor nicely and was able to score effectively with either hand around the basket. He’s somewhat...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Walker   #8:5’4 ’23 Keenan Wilkins (Hendersonville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has the chance to become a really high-level floor general, Keenan Wilkins. He’s a somewhat undersized point guard with great two-way instincts and an exceptional feel for the game. Wilkins is a smart, unselfish ball-handler that can get by basically any opponent and enter the...

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North Carolina Junior Phenom Session 1: Evaluation Team 4

North Carolina Jr. Phenom Camp Session Two Evaluations   Team 4 Coach Dre   #15:5’2 ’23 Keenan Wilkins (Hendersonville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed flashes of sheer dominance during his time at camp, Keenan Wilkins. He’s a quick point guard prospect that can attack and manipulate defenses in a variety of ways. Wilkins scores effortlessly on all three levels...

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Kevin’s Fab 5 NC Junior Phenom Session 2

Kevin’s Fab 5 NC Jr Phenom Session 2    #59 2023 6’0 Zion Walker: Turrentine Middle  Mr. Junior Phenom was pound for pound the best player in the gym. In all 3 games he led his team in points and rebounds wouldn’t surprise me if he led the whole camp in those categories also guarded the other team’s best offensive player. He is a quiet kid by nature until you start talking to him, once you...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 6

Tennessee Jr. Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 6 Coach: Senyo   #1:4’8 ’25 Zachary Dickey (Fairview, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought an excellent attitude and team-first approach to camp, Zachary Dickey. He’s a young point guard prospect with a nice motor and overall feel for the game. Offensively, Dickey applied pressure as a penetrator and consistently assisted...

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Jamie’s List of 5: Tennessee Junior Phenom Exposure Camp Standouts

What a day at camp. The middle school version was exciting, with each team having numerous players to watch. The talent was so good, in fact, it was tough to narrow down only five to list here. In its fifteen years, Phenom camps have prided themselves on providing exposure to anyone, first come first served for anyone who wants to be seen. Year after year, players come from across the region to...

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Tennessee Junioir Phenom Camp Award Winners

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Kingsport, Tennessee to host the 2nd Annual Tennessee Phenom Camp. The event is held at TNT Sportsplex and the campers came from a five state radius. The players embraced the 3-dribble rule and the games showcased tremendous teamwork and making the extra pass. Now, let’s take a closer look at our camp award winners.   MVP: No. 78 6’4 2023 Brandon...

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