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Baseline Report: North Meck takes down Independence in big-time opener

In what was the best game in NC to start the season off, Phenom Hoops sat baseline as North Meck and Independence battled it out as two top teams in the state.

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym: North Meck

One of the final stops Patrick and Rick made on Monday was at North Meck, a team that brings a lot of firepower, guard play, and intriguing young talent this season.  After finishing 23-5 last year, the Vikings look to fill the stands once again this year, especially with the talent we saw at the open gym.

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap

West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover the NCHSAA 4A match up between two of the traditional power teams in the I Meck Conference. North Mecklenburg entered the contest with an 8-0 conference record and 15-2 overall while West Charlotte came in with a 6-2 conference record and 12-5 overall  record. As always, the game...

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North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown

North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown It’s the battle of the Titans, two of the perennial basketball powerhouses going head to head in an early season I Meck 4A conference game. North Meck brings in a 6-0 record while West Charlotte sports a 4-2. Both teams love to get out in transition, apply defensive pressure and have tremendous speed in the backcourt. The ace in the...

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Bojangles Bash Saturday Standouts

The weather on the outside for the final day of the Bojangles Bash was cold and rainy, but the action inside  Ridge View High School was getting hot and was once again packed to a capacity sold out crowd. There were plenty of storylines and exciting games that continues to make the Bojangles Bash one of the premier basketball tournaments. Before we get started with Saturday’s Standouts, be...

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Brandon Lee’s storylines to monitor: Phenom HS Jamboree

The second session of our high school jamboree was jam packed with buckets, competitive hoops, and enticing storylines all around! Everyone in attendance got a good preview of some of the top teams in the state, the big names came through and rocked out, and some sleepers caught the eyes of college coaches in the building. Greensboro, North Carolina- Northwest Guilford was the scene for an...

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Player Standouts at Phenom High School Jamboree Session 2 (Afternoon Session)

E.A. Prep 6’9 ’19 Dei’Jean Corparan Long, active, and intriguing, Corparan is still just beginning to scratch the surface of his two-way potential. He runs the floor purposefully and utilizes his length well to alter shots around the basket. Corparan plays hard at all times and should be able to become a productive big man with added strength.   Washington Academy Purple 6’4 ’19 Michael...

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Jamie’s Stock Risers from Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1

Year after year, this is the 6th year of the event, this platform is perfect for players to break out in a big way. Any time you have a baseline filled with college coaches and a court filled with incredibly talented players, something is bound to happen. Session 1 was no different. Add in incredible coverage of EVERY court and a live stream being blasted out by Baller TV and the amount of...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Kevin’s Fab 5

Kevin’s Fab 5 Phenom’s High School Jamboree   6’4 2019 Julius Burch: Southern Guilford High School Julius Burch had a pretty good day making an impact throughout each game. It’s a joy to watch players like Julius who I know have put in countless of hours in the gym to become a better player. He looked to score more than I have seen in the past which I believe will make Southern Guilford a...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Coach Rick’s Fab Five

The 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree has enjoyed a history of outstanding teams and players and this year’s jamboree was no exception. In all, we had 40 teams and a total of 60 games that were played throughout the day. Proehlific Park and Northwest Guilford High School were the venues being used. While this was a great way to kick off the 2018-19 season, the Phenom High School...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Morning Session)

Independence: 6’0 ’19 Raja Milton The point guard knows his skillset incredibly well on both ends of the floor. Milton understands how to really bother opponents with his motor and attention to detail on defense, displaying great anticipation and forcing numerous turnovers during this contest. He communicates exceptionally well and is a true team-first player. Milton shot the ball decently well...

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Phenom High School Jamboree Session 1: North Mecklenburg High School

The 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree will take place Saturday, November 3rd at Northwest Guilford High School and Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. This event has always gathered some of the top private and public school teams in the state and this year is no exception. 40 teams and 60 games will be played in an exhibition format. North Meck finished 27-2 last season and...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 1/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For – Part 1 The Best Backcourt in the #HoopState There is no question about it, some of the best guards to play basketball hail from North Carolina. In fact, look at the make up of the NBA, you currently have three perennial All-Stars with Steph Curry, John Wall and Chris Paul, but you also have two other NBA point guards getting...

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Open Gym Tour: North Mecklenburg High School

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover North Mecklenburg open gym. When one thinks of North Meck basketball, coach Duane Lewis comes to mind. He’s the fixture of the program. He attended and played at  North Meck. He has coached at North Meck for 20 years and has built a perennial powerhouse program. Last year, North Meck finished 27-2 and was returning the nucleus...

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