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Stars of NCISAA (Session 2) LIVE Period – Class of 2023

Phenom Hoops was on deck throughout the weekend at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Live Period (Session 2), where teams throughout the state of North Carolina came to compete in front of college coaches. It was great to see all the teams and players in action over the weekend, as we are looking to bring you the stars and stock risers for each class from the weekend. We will continue with the stars that showed out from the class of 2023.

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NCISAA Session 2 Standouts (Day 1)

Comeh Emuobor Phenom Hoops was on deck at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Session 2 LIVE Period and it was great to see so many players in action playing in front of college coaches. Day 1 kicked off in what looked to be a terrific event, as these were just a few names that really captured my eyes on Friday night. Top Performer: 2023 Comeh Emuobor (Ravenscroft) Emuobor is a special talent and...

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Stars of Tomorrow come out at the Phenom Grassroots TOC (Part 2)

The amount of talent on the court this weekend at the Phenom Grassroots TOC was outstanding but the stars of tomorrow really stole the show. High-major talent could be found all around, especially watching the big-time matchups that happened on the arena court. We want to review some of the top guys that grabbed our attention and should be earning the national spotlight from this event. Check...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Grassroots TOC Day 2 (Part 2)

2023 Kevon Vanderhorst (Team Loaded): The young, quick guard was sensational in his ability to attack off the dribble and really put pressure on the defense.  It was tough for defenders to stay in front and he consistently attacked and got to the basket, scoring 29 points in the win on Day 2. 2023 Jak’won Moore (Team Loaded); You can see that Moore has that “IT” factor to his game.  He...

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Wayne Country Day Advances to the NCISAA 2A Semifinals with Win Over Trinity Academy

In a Saturday afternoon matchup, Phenom Hoops traveled to Raleigh to see Trinity Academy (11-1) host Wayne Country Day (22-2) for the NCISAA 2A State Quarterfinals. The winner would advance to the state semifinals. We were in for a treat. Both teams came into the matchup averaging 79 points per game, so it was expected to be a high scoring back and forth game. For the first quarter and a half,...

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Deserving More Attention: Prospects in North Carolina’s 2023 Class

The class of 2023 in North Carolina is going to be an exciting one and fans are already talking about much of the talent.  You already hear some of the top names from around the state, playing on a national scene day in and day out, but many don’t realize just how deep this class could be and the amount of talent.  I’m going to look at six players (and there could be several more names...

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Terquavion Smith 50 point CAREER HIGH in Public/Private BATTLE!! (FARMVILLE vs TRINITY OF RALEIGH)

Farmville Central’s star guard scored a career-high 50 points Wednesday as the Jaguars defeated Trinity Academy of Raleigh 86-78. In a titanic public-private school matchup, Smith was unguardable throughout the contest as Farmville Central (7-0) maintained its undefeated...

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Standouts from Trinity Academy vs Cary Academy

On Thursday night, Phenom Hoops travelled to Raleigh to watch the non-conference matchup between Trinity Academy and Cary Academy. Trinity Academy came away with the 99-65 win. Let’s take a closer look at the standouts from the game. Noah Ross 6’7 2022 (Trinity Academy) Noah Ross finished the game with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and 2 assists in three quarters. Ross continues make his...

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Holiday Classic: A Good Dude vs. Team ELI

Last game of the day here on Sunday afternoon in the Arena, A Good Dude who has a ton of talent, matched up with Team ELI.  It looked to be a fun game to watch and that it was.  A Good Dude came out strong once again, pushing their offense, getting out in transition, and knocking some shots down in the open floor.  It was another balanced attack but Team ELI was able to stay...

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Holiday Classic: A Good Dude vs. Charlotte Red Storm (Recap/Standouts)

A Good Dude and Charlotte Red Storm kicked off their game in the Arena court and the outside shot was falling early for both teams. Both teams were able to find success hitting multiple threes, as this game remained a tight battle through the first quarter.   The three’s kept on coming for both, but A Good Dude just seemed to have too much length and skill, really firing on all ends offensively...

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Prospects Worth Noting in North Carolina’s Class of 2023

North Carolina’s Class of 2023 has arguably generated as much buzz as any class in recent memory, especially this early within the process. While most of the attention has been directed to guys like Robert Dillingham, Mikey Williams, Aden Holloway, and Trey Green, there are plenty of names worth being mentioned amongst those in the spotlight. While others like Treymane Parker, Mekhi Grant, and...

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Open Gym Report: Trinity Academy of Raleigh

On Friday night, Phenom Hoops attended Trinity Academy’s intrasquad scrimmage. Head Coach Bryan Burrell has built a high level program that consistently competes for championships. Burrell is entering his sixth season as head coach at Trinity. During this time, he has helped numerous players reach their goal of playing at the college level. Just last season, three of their five seniors are...

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“Get to Know” Jakwon Moore

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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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-State Team (Class of 2022)

It was a spectacular year no matter how you look at it. Players really made a name for themselves and had an impressive season on the court, producing on so many levels. Phenom Hoops brings you their All-State teams for the 2022 class. A huge congrats to all players and teams this season.

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell #8: 5’7 ’24 Zehren Hilton (Catawba Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player that consistently plays bigger than his size on both ends of the floor, Zehren Hilton. He’s a young, wiry, high-IQ guard prospect that knows how to constantly involve himself in the action despite a lack of size. Hilton is an unselfish playmaker and excellent perimeter shooter that...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 1 #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- The Phenom Crew is back at it again in the other Carolina, for the annual Summer Havoc Live Period Showcase. Competitiveness is at its highest, prospects competed in front of dozens of college coaches in search of their next program...

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