To filter articles by a specific event, use the dropdown below.
It is an easy statement to make but one that you can say almost every year… Team Charlotte 17u is absolutely LOADED with talent that will have college coaches flocking their way. Phenom Hoops got a chance to watch them start the travel ball season at the Queen City Showcase. This is a team coached by Derius McInnis, who has done an outstanding job with this group over the years. When diving...read more
Team 5 Coach: Josh Staley #0: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo) Starting things off, we look at a player that is widely known and acknowledged for his electric approach and scoring ability, Dylan Williams. He’s a tough, heady lead guard prospect with quickness, penetration instincts, and perimeter shooting from midrange and beyond the arc. Williams makes quality decisions with the ball in his...read more
Phenom Hoops had a chance to hit the road and enjoy getting back on the court, as we headed down to Spartanburg to check in on the Upward Stars practice. There were a few players that caught our eyes but here are some of our thoughts and takeaways from our day in South Carolina.read more
At this point, it should be no secret that our neighbors to the south have some of the most underrated basketball talent of any state in the country. Sure, South Carolina might not necessarily have the depth of prospects like North Carolina but their top grouping could consistently go toe-to-toe against the best players from almost any other state (including North Carolina). Even looking back at...read more
Team 12 Coach: Austin “Rudy” Mays #9: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo) Starting things off, we look at a player that already has a reputation as one of the most electric prospects in the state, Dylan Williams. He’s a smart, crafty, quick point guard prospect with a tight handle and excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Williams loves to dice up his man, get downhill,...read more
Players competed at the Phenom Champion Showcase, but here are a few names that grabbed the attention of our scouts.read more
South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations Team 7 Coach: Josh Staley #5: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Columbia, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that provided his team with an excellent two-way presence, Dylan Williams. He’s a point guard prospect with nice IQ and leadership qualities. Offensively, Williams did a great job of operating the team without forcing the issue; he was able...read more