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Last week, Wake Forest shocked the basketball community by accelerating their process to rid themselves of Danny Manning and hire a new coach. The hire? Steve Forbes from East Tennessee State was chosen over a group headlined by Wes Miller (UNCG). It was a move that seemed to be widely respected from all fans, players, and coaches, but what would be the ultimate implication? We already know that...read more
The staff seemed to have their eyes already on 2021 Bryce Harris from Greensboro Day and 2021 Lucas Taylor from Heritage, as they recently announced offers from the Demon Deacons over the weekend.read more
One of the hottest prospects in the state of North Carolina has to be 2021 6’6 Lucas Taylor from Heritage high school, as he has received multiple offers from schools and this may only be the start.read more
Each and every year there are some kids that are getting recruited at the regional level take that next step and see their stock rise from a national perspective. Unfortunately with the COVID-19 Pandemic a lot of these kids won’t have the opportunity to be seen at their respective events by college coaches, scouts, or media. Typically the local evaluators have the opportunity to get an early...read more
Phenom’s Four Corners (3.30): Jamarii Thomas lands first D1 offer; ’20 Ricky Council IV commits to Wichita St.
2021 Jamarii Thomas secured a big offer over the weekend, while things are picking up for 2021 Lucas Taylor and 2020 Kellen Tynes. That and much more in our latest feature.read more
Heritage has been garnering some intriguing talent over the years and they seem to be in line for yet another in 2021 6’5 Lucas Taylor. Taylor has started off his season in style, averaging 22.0 points per game for the Huskies and has been a name on the rise in the state of North Carolina.read more
2021 Lucas Taylor pushes Heritage past Sanderson on Monday night, securing an impressive road victory.read more
Coming into the game the natural story line would be how 6’7” junior Nick Farrar would match up with 6’6” sophomore Redford Dunton, or at least that was the storyline, matchup that we were looking hard at. Boy did those two put on a show, but not only did those two play well, 6’4” junior Jayden Beloti had 30 for Friendship and 6’5” sophomore Lucas Taylor had 28 for Heritage. Yes, this game was...read more
In the basketball world, some things are simply impossible to predict, even when the odds are stacked in the opposite direction. That’s a big part of what makes this matchup so riveting. This game is going to be a must-see for basketball savants, as there are so many gems and diamonds in the rough within these two teams. So folks need to attend Saturday, as Phenom Hoops will be traveling to...read more
North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 12 Team 12 Coach: Donnell Williams #13:5’9 ’21 Jalen Rochelle (Knightdale, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that made quite the impression with his two-way showing at camp, Jalen Rochelle. He’s a point guard prospect with quality feel and impressive leadership qualities on both ends of the floor. Rochelle scored...read more
#25-Malcolm Knight- Tough, scrappy two-way guard that takes legitimate pride in his defensive presence. He has great quickness, which seamlessly translates to both sides of the ball and allows him to touch the paint with frequency. #87-Jake Miller- High-motor guard prospect with an unselfish, team-first approach to every single possession. His top priorities are making the smart play,...read more
The Phenom Hoops crew’s back at it again with another successful camp. Session Two of the NC Phenom 150 has been ongoing all day. Here are my standouts from the first few games of the day on Court 3. No. 107, 6’3” 2019 Brevin Goodlett – North Rowan HS (Spencer, NC) The strong, senior guard plays with a full head of steam and gives all opponents trouble with his CONSTANT hustle around the...read more
Heritage High School Wake Forest, NC 2017-18: 25-5 (10-0) – Lost in NCHSAA 4A State Championship Game Northern 4A The Future Even though most of the fire power was lost off the team who made it to the 4A state championship game, they return a Top 10 player in North Carolina’s 2021 class in 6’6” Redford Dunton. Dunton is ready for a breakout year and for the state to take notice. As a freshman,...read more