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Who Are Some of North Carolina’s Most Underrated Senior Prospects?

Each year, Phenom Hoops has hundreds upon thousands of prospects come through our doors with varying levels of recruitment. Plenty of guys are highly touted or properly rated, but many more end up severely underrated or well below the radar. It might feel like a common phrase at this point, but when comparing one-to-one, it’s easy to find cracks and seams within the system. So, this article will...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Hoops and Dreams Showcase: Day 2

2020 6’5 Kam Edwards (Liberty Heights) He had a solid outing on Day 1 and continued that outside shooting once again on Day 2.  He plays a nice compliment to this team and really puts the pressure on defenses to respect his outside game.  Against Freedom Christian, he made them pay, hitting x 3-pointers in the win.  He has the confidence from outside, plays under control, and is...

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The Rise of North Carolina’s Class of 2022 (Part Two)

With the high-school season back in full swing, there’s simply no better time to take an extended look at our rankings and some of the players who have already separated themselves from the pack. This is the time where potential starts to directly translate into ability. All of the players on this list have taken massive strides over the last calendar year and have definitely earned their place...

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Mount Tabor v. Winston-Salem Prep

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Mount Tabor High School in the heart of Winston-Salem, North Carolina as the Spartans prepared to open their season up against a tough Winston-Salem Prep squad. Between depth, transfers, and player development, all the stars are beginning to align for Mount Tabor. On the other side, Winston-Salem Prep is a yearly contender for the state championship and...

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Virginia Tech’s Landers Nolley Quickly Becoming a Lottery-Worthy Selection

College basketball is a unique scene. The passion and overall level of unpredictability is a massive part of what makes the sport so special. Take Virginia Tech for example, who was widely considered the second-worst ACC team entering this season. There were obvious question marks surrounding this team, including a first-year coach and roster with a lot of departures. Any team that loses two...

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Destin Clark Calls it for Wingate

The modern-day basketball approach relies heavily on three-point shooting or the ability to cause mismatches for opponents. The latter part of that statement rings especially true for 6’2 2020 Destin Clark of Indian Land/Team United. On Saturday, the smart, strong-bodied point guard ended his recruitment process by committing to Wingate University, a program that is on the rise and currently...

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Bendel’s Best: Gate City Classic

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina for another loaded high school showcase. The field featured an abundance of talent from every pocket in the state, which made for two full days of high-level basketball. Four of the competing teams were state champions last season (Greensboro Day, Carmel Christian, Piedmont Classical, and Moravian Prep) but every program in...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Gate City Classic

6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...

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The Rise of North Carolina’s Class of 2022

With the high-school season back in full swing, there’s simply no better time to take an extended look at our rankings and some of the players who have already separated themselves from the pack. This is the time where potential starts to directly translate into ability. All of the players on this list have taken massive strides over the last calendar year and have definitely earned their place...

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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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