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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom HS Jamboree

6’5 ’21 Mike Dudley (United Faith) United Faith always possesses a ton of talent, but Dudley might be the most enticing of their current group. He checks so many boxes, from size to shooting to athleticism, and should only continue to get better. Dudley is so smooth that he’s able to actively toggle between being a primary offensive option and scoring as needed. He could really take off this...

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Elon Elite Camp’s Super Six and More

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Elon University to cover the inaugural Elite Camp under first year head coach Mike Schrage. Elon’s staff of  Jonathan Holmes, Mark Adams, Allen Payne, Tyler Lewis and Josh Pierre did a remarkable job of putting together an excellent roster of talent. In addition, the camp was well organized and scout friendly as the players participated in stations, skill...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Saturday Standouts

6’1 2020 Jake Ledbetter: NC Spartans East Ledbetter is an incredibly smooth operator when on the ball and lethal off the catch when he’s off of it.  He plays the game with a cerebral approach, never wavering from his calm approach.  He plays the game with flare, showing the ability to really heat up from beyond the arc.  Ledbetter consistently makes the right reads when initiating the offense...

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Flomo’s Fab Five: Day 2 of #PhenomSummerHavoc Part I

For high school players interested in auditioning for a college scholarship, July is a very important month and Phenom Summer Havoc is the perfect location. It’s the live period, this is the time to prove yourself. This afternoon, we had a great deal of college coaches in attendance. Here is part one of my standouts from today’s action: 2019 6’4 Guard Trent McIntrye (17U New Light Disciples)...

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What to Watch For… Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE — D1 BREAKOUTS!!!

Every year July allows players to break out … Players who have all the tools, who have the size, the touch, the explosion, the skill set to play at a high level, but for whatever reason have been late bloomers or fallen under the proverbial radar. Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE is notorious for these Summer Blow Ups as it has been the stage where the likes of Aaron Nesmith picked up 20 offers and...

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Poised to Breakout: North Carolina’s Class of 2020

We’ve finally reached July, which is when travel basketball goes up another notch and can truly change the lives of these young prospects. There are numerous players that we feel are underrated within the state, but just on the brink of blowing up. This article will take a closer look at five guys (with varying offers) that should be regarded as definite Division I prospects.   6’0 ’20...

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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Brandon’s “Big Time Ballers” #NCHSAALivePeriod

A number of the top Public schools throughout the state gathered to battle it out at Queens University of Charlotte campus under the bright lights, teams are far from a finished product but this gives us something to build on.   Charlotte, North Carolina- There was a surplus of talent on display at every position in every grade cycle, colleges from far and wide at every level came out,...

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Eye Catchers from #PhenomTeamCamp

It was a great weekend at Queens University.  The facility was great, the atmosphere was even better, and the talent was outstanding.  Teams competed at the highest of levels and are hoping to use this as a building block towards a successful season. Players took advantage of the platform as well, as these were the players that stood out from the event. 2020 6’4 Ricky Council IV (Southern...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Team Camp

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Queens University for our annual June team camp, which featured an incredible amount of talent from various different pockets of the region. College coaches were in the building and kids got seen by a variety of different programs at the D2, D3, and JUCO levels. This article will take a closer look at some of the most impressive performers from over...

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#PhenomTeamCamp: Miles Late Night/Early Day Standouts

6’8 2020 Josh Hall: Moravian Prep (NC) Hall has established himself as one of the best prospects in the entire country.  He possesses an unbelievable set of tools with his three point range, overall fluidity, size, length, and athleticism that allow him to be a dominant player at the high school level.  He’s an incredibly dangerous spot up shooter, doing a great job moving without the ball,...

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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers Part 3

  Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers Part 3 Rankings are fluid by nature. There are many changes along with the way and adjustments are made based upon improvements by players and at times when we just miss out on a prospect. As players get older and we have more quality viewings of a player, rankings have a tendency to level out. We won’t get them all right all the time, but our...

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Player Profile: 6’0 ’20 Anthony Allen (Independence/DTA Elite)

This past weekend, we were fortunate enough to get another viewing of DTA Elite, which is easily one of the top non-shoe circuit teams in North Carolina. They have quality coaching, a clear identity, and a roster full of scholarship-worthy prospects. At least a handful of these players should be recruited at the Division I level, which certainly includes their floor general, Anthony Allen. Last...

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‘Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic, Day 1 (5/25/19); K-Rob’s First Half Standouts

  Ah, it feels refreshing to be back down here in North Carolina with our Phenom Hoops scouting team! As the Virginia guy, I’ve spent the last several months occupied with covering events in my home state. Still, I knew I had to capitalize when the opportunity presented itself to cover our annual ‘David Rose Memorial Day Classic’ (honoring the late staff sergeant, David Rose) in the city of...

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DTA Elite is looking to be a must-see team this summer

When sitting on the sidelines at any event, as a scout, you sometimes have one player that shines and attracts your eyes.  But when you sit on the baseline and can pick out 4, 5, or even 6 players that all bring some type of intrigue and skillset to the table, that is when eyes start to light up. That is what DTA Elite brings to the table and they showed it early at the Phenom Hoops David Rose...

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#PhenomQCShowcase: Miles Saturday Afternoon/Evening Standouts

6’0 2020 Anthony Allen: DTA Elite 17U Allen enjoyed a really good junior season at Charlotte Powerhouse Independence High School, preparing him for the larger role he’s going to have to take on for his senior season and if the early travel ball season is any indicator, Allen should enjoy some great success in his senior season.  He’s an elite scorer, capable of playing either guard spot, and is...

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#HoopsDreams910: Storylines to Follow (Mid-Day Slate)

Independence Is Is THE Best Defense in NC Led by 6’6 Matt Smith (Murray St Signee), 6’3 AJ McKee (Queens Signee), and 6’6 Tyler Harris Independence is one of the most tenacious and versatile high school teams I’ve ever seen on the defensive end.  It’s clear that everybody on the team is completely dedicated to that aspect of the game and it’s obviously a huge...

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