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We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a “Getting to Know” series on some players who have attended events over the past few years but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well...read more
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, which featured numerous standout performers. We...read more
Carolina Riptide 6’2 ’21 Christian Taylor- The undersized big man was among the most productive hustle players for this Riptide team. He’s willing and ready to take whatever role his team needs and maximizes it. Taylor doesn’t require offensive touches to make an impact and does a phenomenal job of outworking opponents for rebounds on both ends of the floor. RDC Lakers 6’3 ’21 Po’Boigh...read more
Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons #4:5’0 ’24 Xavian James (Maryville, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that already possesses an advanced skillset and overall feel for the game, Xavian James. He’s a smart, young, undersized point guard with great instincts and the ability to dictate the offensive action. Next in his development process is simply working to add strength in order to...read more
Tennessee Junior Phenom Camp MVP: 5’7 2025 Eil Ellis Tennessee Junior Phenom Playmaker Award: 5’0 2024 Xavian James (Maryville, TN) Tennessee Junior Phenom Station Award: 5’9 2024 Sydney Maines Tennessee Junior Phenom Mr. Defense: 6’1 2024 Trent Noah (Baxter, KY) Tennessee Junior Phenom Hustle Award:...read more
North Carolina Jr. Phenom Camp Session Two Evaluations Team 2 #9:5’0 ’23 Jaydyn Sowell (Pageland, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to consistently highlight a strong two-way presence at camp, Jaydyn Sowell. He’s a point guard prospect that can handle the ball and generate scoring chances for himself and others. Sowell was able to effectively touch the...read more