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POB’s Tidbits: Lake Norman Christian vs. Oak Hill

Phenom Hoops was excited to tune into ESPN 2 to watch Lake Norman Christian travel to Oak Hill in a game loaded with talent. Both teams battle throughout the game, but it was Oak Hill that came away with the home win. But here are a few of our thoughts from the game.

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Marcus Dilligard  #0: 6’0 ’22 Isaiah Tate (Kings Mountain) Starting things off, we look at a player that is quietly one of the craftier, most skilled prospects in the state, Isaiah Tate. He’s a smart, smooth, well-rounded guard prospect with an exceptional balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Tate is an efficient perimeter shooter with the ability to...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Lake Norman Christian

A new North Carolina Power has been established at Lake Norman Christian School with a bevy of in-state and out of state talent making their way to the school for what should be an incredibly exciting season. Last week Head Coach Mason Padgett was nice enough to let my stop by and check practice out. Let’s take a look at this loaded roster! 6’3 2023 Mikey Williams Mikey is one of the most famous...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 16

Team 16Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQY4TvhZvUg0fWqU-0ebeY5R Coach: Patrick King #0: 5’8 ’24 William Ricketts (Weddington) Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest camper on this team, William Ricketts. He’s a young, wiry unselfish guard prospect with a team-first mentality and the ability to defend bigger...

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Phenom Open Gym: Lake Norman Christian

Phenom Hoops went out on the road again, just checking in on another open gym. Always an exciting time for us, as we get to see what teams are shaping up to look like heading into the season but also learn a few new names. Lake Norman Christian has been a HOT name over the last few months and Head Coach Mason Padgett has a ton of talent for him on the floor. They brought in a lot of Division I...

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HIGHLIGHTS: 6’10” Jonathan Kurtas TAKES HOME MVP at 2020 #PhenomAllAmerican Camp!

Check out highlights of Jonathan Kurtas, a 6'10" forward that recently transferred to Lake Norman Christian for his senior year. The big man dominated camp and showed his improvements from the last year since he's attended a Phenom camp. Kurtas currently hold offers from Denver, SIU-E, Navy, and Tennessee State.

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Early Standouts Day 1

6’4 Julius Harrison 2023 has great size and frame accompanied by a good amount of strength which allows him to be terrific attacking and finish at the rim. He has a quick explosive first step that allows him to get defenders on his hip and gives him plenty of opportunities to score in the paint. He has a nice stroke in which he consistently knocks down open jumpers. He is an active defender and...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Antonio Threadgill #27: 5’8 ’22 Quentin Rice (Freedom) Starting things off, we look at a player that already knows how to run a team with poise and maturity, Quentin Rice. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with toughness, sharp vision, and the ability to play bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor. Rice offers a strong balance between defense, playmaking,...

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