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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Josiah Dow

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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DCT Elite v. Bull City Prep PG (Recap/Standouts)

The third game for day three of Phenom’s Holiday Classic took place between two very intriguing teams in DCT Elite and Bull City Prep PG. Unlike most early morning games, there was no shortage of scoring from these squads. Both teams got up and down, pushed the pace at every opportunity, and scored at a strong percentage, but DCT Elite ended the first quarter with a 24-21 lead. Bull City Prep...

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DeAjai’s #PhenomNovemberClassic Standouts

By; DeAjai Dawkins 6’2 2022 Sam Cogan (Team Together)  Sam Cogan boasts such an important presence for this Team Together squad, creating offense by scoring both points for himself and creating for his teammates. Cogan is standing about 6’2 and handles his role as a combo guard impressively from both positions. He’s exceptionally strong driving to his left, which is his preference when both...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Open Run

6’2 ’21 Damiene Boles (Bull City Charlotte Post Grad) The well-rounded guard shined as a two-way leader for this Bull City Prep squad, constantly communicating, making plays, and impacting all facets of the game. He’s steady and makes intelligent decisions with the ball in his hands, which allows him to locate quality shots for others with unwavering consistency. Boles is a solid shooter, crafty...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 2 Standouts at #PhenomLIVE

6’5 Collin Murray-Boyles of Upward Stars Columbia 15U is really impressive and seems to get better each and every time I watch him play. He has a ton of potential and upside; could become a very good player. He attacks the boards and rebounds well on both sides of the floor. He possesses the necessary ball skills that allow him to handle it well enough to not only create for himself attacking...

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Mint Hill Lakers: The Surprise of Phenom Queen City Showcase?

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled down to Rock Hill, South Carolina for our annual Queen City Showcase. The event was loaded with varying levels of talent across all age groups. While many of the “headline” teams were located in the arena, there were still plenty impressive college-level prospects throughout the entire gym. By the end of night one, the Mint Hill Lakers had already made...

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Special K’s Superstars (Top 10 from #PhenomQCShowcase)

Shakir sat baseline all throughout the weekend, covering a ton of talent. There were several names that stood out to him, which can be found in our previous articles. But here are his Top-10 guys from the weekend in Rock Hill. Check out the impressive list.

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Team United 2021 Claims 16U Championship at Phenom’s JMAC Showcase

In a battle for the 704, Team United 2021 faced off against Team Charlotte 16U in the 16U Blue Division Gold championship game and this one did not disappoint. The game was neck and neck the entire way and would come down to the final possessions. 6’7 F Josiah Dow got things rolling for Team United as his post presence and offensive rebounding were critical early on in setting the tone for his...

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A Closer Look: Team United 2021

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. That being said, Team United was undoubtedly the...

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West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap

West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover the NCHSAA 4A match up between two of the traditional power teams in the I Meck Conference. North Mecklenburg entered the contest with an 8-0 conference record and 15-2 overall while West Charlotte came in with a 6-2 conference record and 12-5 overall  record. As always, the game...

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#PhenomOpenGymTour: West Charlotte High School

2017-18 Record: 17-11 ( 8-6 in conference), Lost in 2nd round of NCHSAA 4A Playoffs West Charlotte looks to be one of the top public school teams in the HoopState and after attending one practice it was easy to see why.  Despite missing a handful of contributors that are still playing football it was clear that West Charlotte with Florida State Commit and consensus top 40 player Patrick...

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