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2022 6’3 Will Kelly looking to capitalize on impressive sophomore season

At Stuart W. Cramer high school in Belmont, North Carolina, a rising junior is looking to continue his impressive play from last season into this summer. 2022 6’3 Will Kelly posted numbers of 22 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals per game last season but he isn’t settling for where his game is and wants to continue to get better in areas.

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Phenom Open Gym: Westminster Catawba

Phenom Hoops went down to Rock Hill to hit the gym and check out the talent at Westminster Catawba and does this program have a bright future ahead of them. Loaded with talent on multiple levels, along with young talent that will for sure be names to remember, Westminster will be a must-see team to watch.

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Steady Progress: Callum Richard

There’s already so much to like with North Carolina’s Class of 2023, but it feels like more folks should be getting excited about the rising star in Callum Richard. While most of the attention seems to be centered around flashy, electric, well-known guards, the 6-foot-10 big man has established himself as the present and future focal point of Gaston Day School. Richard might appear thin, and he...

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The Will Otto Era at Broughton

North Carolina’s Class of 2023 has as much star-power and raw talent as any freshman class within recent memory. Guys like Treymane Parker, Addison Archer, Caleb Foster, and countless others came in and immediately stood out as leaders. Others like Jaydon Young, Robert Dillingham, and Mekhi Grant are incredibly talented and likely to take on more responsibility this season. There are at least...

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Due for a Jump: 6’9 Joseph Ferrante

Each year in North Carolina, rankings are in constant fluctuation due to the amount of prospects that either drastically improve, find a new setting, or maximize an unforeseen opportunity. Sometimes, none of these apply to the actual circumstances. However, this article series will take a look at some of the most worthy prospects due for a likely jump in our rankings. Starting with North...

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Jeremy Dixon: The Next Great Kinston Product?

Though still early, North Carolina’s Class of 2022 is shaping up to be one of the most talented classes in recent memory. There is truly a prospect for every level of college coaches. It ranges from Team USA participants all the way to Division III gems. However, there are numerous guys who are full of intrigue preparing to break out of their shell. So, it only seems fitting that one of the most...

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Is Aaron Murphy Poised for a Breakout Season?

Each year in North Carolina, there are numerous prospects that exceed expectations and (typically) alter the general perception surrounding them. This usually applies to those who have changed location, rapidly developed, or find themselves a newfound role/situation. In just looking at the three most recent high school classes (2018, 2019, and 2020), we’ve seen the likes of Hunter Tyson, Nate...

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Chisom Okpara: Ready to Take the Next Step

Photo Courtesy of Vermont Academy There are a bevy of prospects around the country that are really missing out on their opportunity to blow up due to COVID-19 effectively closing the door on all travel basketball for the foreseeable future. One of those guys is Chisom Okpara, a 2022 forward from Vermont Academy and The New York Rens EYBL. Okpara is a unique prospect due to his two way...

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