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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell #13: 5’5 ’23 Angelo Alexander (Charlotte) Starting things off, we look at a player that made an excellent impact, especially to be the smallest prospect on this team, Angelo Alexander. He’s a smart, heady point guard prospect that knows how to consistently set up the offense and get his teammates involved. Alexander is a pest defensively, given his quickness and...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 3 All Tournament Team 2020

NC Phenom 150 Session 3 All Tournament Team 2020 6’6 2020 Reggie Raynor (Northwood Temple) Reggie Raynor has size, length, athleticism and tremendous strength. What’s not to like about a wing that has so many physical attributes. He’s above the rim player, can create his own shot off the dribble/bounce and showcased the ability to initiate the offense and just continues to get...

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Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#2 4’11 2023 Jaden Dodd: Eastern Guildford High School Dodd was able to affect all facets of the game, he’s a guard prospect with IQ and the ability to apply constant pressure on both ends of the floor.  Even with Dodd being on the smaller side he was still able to finish in the lane amongst the trees and showcased reliable shooting stroke from midrange and well beyond three-point territory. His...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament Team 2020

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2020 6′7″ 109 Trey Pittman Wilson NC Greenfield School 2020 6′4″ 89 Austin Locklear Rowland NC Cape Fear Christian Academy 2020 6′3″ 78 Jackeem Herbin Burlington NC The Burlington School 2020 6′2″ 66 Alton G Hickman Ill Fayetteville NC Northwood Temple 2020 6′4″ 90 Kalib Mathews Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 2020 6′2″ 55 Christopher Beam Winston...

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#NCPhenom150 Session Two: Miles Magical Five (Early Slate)

#112 6’11 2021 Cooper Land: Middle Creek High School Having had the opportunity to watch Land in multiple settings over the course of the last year and a half, seeing his progression up close was really good to see. He’s starting to figure out how to translate his size into consistent productivity while never forcing the issue on either end of the court. He has nice timing and anticipation on...

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Early Standouts at Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#37- Brock Bowen- There are a lot of impressive shooters in the building, but Bowen is clearly on another level as a spot-up threat. He was undeniably impressive and showed flashes of being unstoppable in his first showing of the day, knocking down six-of-seven from beyond the arc and completely disregarding any amount of defensive pressure. He could be poised for a very productive upcoming...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour: The Burlington School

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to The Burlington School in Burlington, North Carolina to get an updated look at once of the most prestigious programs from across the state. Led by Coach Will Robertson last season, the Spartans went 24-7 and advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCISAA 1A state playoffs. Michael Wade (Young Harris) and Heath Gulledge (Lynchburg) moved onto the next level,...

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Poised to Breakout: North Carolina’s Class of 2020 (Part Two)

We’ve finally reached July, which is when travel basketball goes up another notch and can truly change the lives of these young prospects. There are numerous players that we feel are underrated within the state, but just on the brink of blowing up. This article will take a closer look at five more guys (with varying offers) that should be regarded as definite Division I prospects. (Read Part...

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Burlington Christian Academy Open Gym Notes

Last Week Ryan Bernardi (Head Coach at BCA) invited me to attend an open gym as his team was preparing for the June Live Period.  He has invited numerous local former/current college basketball players into the gym to help his team adapt to playing against tough competition and it did not disappoint.  Here are some notes on the six BCA players present for the workout. 6’0 2021 Brock...

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Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy (Part Two)

Yesterday, we introduced our “Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy” series, which took a closer look at a variety of deserving prospects. Today’s article will do the same thing, highlighting scholarship-worthy guys that currently do not hold offers. College coaches should certainly take the following prospects seriously, as each of them could become a major contributor at the next level…   6’7...

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Bendel’s Best: David Rose MDC

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops had our annual David Rose Memorial Day Classic, an event that honors wounded veterans and supports the Wounded Warrior Project. Each year, some of the toughest teams from around region come together for this loaded event. This year’s field lived up to the event’s reputation and delivered some high-level competition, which featured numerous standout performers. We...

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#PhenomQCShowcase: Miles Saturday Afternoon/Evening Standouts

6’0 2020 Anthony Allen: DTA Elite 17U Allen enjoyed a really good junior season at Charlotte Powerhouse Independence High School, preparing him for the larger role he’s going to have to take on for his senior season and if the early travel ball season is any indicator, Allen should enjoy some great success in his senior season.  He’s an elite scorer, capable of playing either guard spot, and is...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Che Roth   #3:5’10 ’20 Camian Shell (Parkland) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a pretty well-defined skillset at camp, Camian Shell. He’s a strong, quick point guard prospect that knows how to effectively run a team on both sides of the ball. Shell has a formidable jumper, but is at his best when getting downhill and attacking the basket, especially on...

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Coach T’s Standouts from NC Top 80

By: Antonio Threadgill It was good to be back in the action with all my great friends at Phenom Hoops to chop it up and talk a little junk as my boys from Southwest took down Cox Mill over the weekend. Shout out to my guy and one of my best friends and mentor, Guy Shavers, whom I think doesn’t get enough recognition as being one of–if not the best coach in North Carolina. Please go to the...

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Burlington Christian Vs Trinity Academy: Players to Watch

On Thursday Night I had the opportunity to watch round three of NC’s newest Rivalry between Burlington Christian and Trinity Academy of Raleigh.  The two schools split the first two meetings, BCA winning @ Trinity in the last of the meetings and both of the games were exciting down to the last buzzer and last night wasn’t any different with Trinity of Raleigh coming away with the win...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 8

North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 8   Team 8 Coach: Dre Simmons   #9:5’8 ’22 Percy “PJ” Wyatt (Richmond, VA) Starting things off, we look at a player with an impressive feel for the game, given his age, Percy “PJ” Wyatt. He’s a young point guard prospect that maintains a strong motor and nonstop team-first approach. Offensively, Wyatt showed the ability to score on...

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NC Phenom 150 Session II: K-Rob’s Second-Half Performers

Still here on Court 3! The day is starting to wrap up. Here’s who impressed on my court during the second portion of camp. No. 84, 6’2” 2020 Darien Long – Rolesville HS (Raleigh, NC) With his strength and aggressive play, the junior competed at three different positions for his team. Long stands out as a two-player who plays hard around the rim. One can expect him to finish plays, crash...

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Morning Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp

#5-Kadyn Dawkins- Really intelligent point guard prospect that created a ton of scoring opportunities in this contest. He consistently took defenders off the dribble, touched the paint, and displayed terrific vision as a playmaker while applying solid pressure as a scorer.   #21-Smoke Hodges- High IQ floor general with natural playmaking skills and solid scoring ability. He has an...

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Phenom Hoops’ Open Gym Tour: Burlington Christian School

We traveled out to Burlington on Monday evening to get our first extended look at the Burlington Christian Royals basketball squad. Their head coach, Ryan Bernardi, is entering his first season in the new role and has high hopes for this new-look program. He’s hoping to bring a modernized philosophy to a school that hasn’t necessarily been known for their abundance of basketball talent. Bernardi...

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