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Prospects to Know in North Carolina’s Class of 2025

The last few days have been flooded with discussions about rankings, their value, and what it entails for these young prospects. Whether justified or not, the crosshairs are currently being aimed at those making decisions within the national spotlight. Understandably, saying “rankings don’t matter” isn’t quite as applicable as before (simply due to money and newly introduced...

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Notable Watchlist Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2025

We’ve roughly reached the halfway point of the travel ball season, which typically means the bitter end for graduated seniors and the transition period for young freshman. There are a lot of talented, young prospects within the state of North Carolina—especially in the Class of 2025. Our rankings are filled with noteworthy names who vary in production and long-term upside (though many...

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G3 Showcase Team Preview: Team United 15U

With the June and July Live Periods on the horizon, there’s no better time for teams to compete to gauge their ability against high-level opponents. Our G3 Showcase is slated to feature a heavy mix of independent organizations and shoe-circuit programs—so there should definitely be something for everyone in attendance. The circuit teams nearing their halfway point should ultimately...

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“Getting to Know” 6’2 ’25 Arael Jones

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 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 as on the basketball...

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Five North Carolina Freshmen Worth Noting

Given the release of our rankings for North Carolina’s Class of 2025, we figured there’s no better time to take a look at some noteworthy freshmen. Everyone already seems to know about guys like Eli Ellis, Zymicah Wilkins, Colt Langdon, Jackson Keith, and various others, but this article will highlight a handful of prospects who might be under the radar at the current time. Some of the guys...

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Bendel’s Best: Teammate Nationals

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled down to cover Teammate Nationals at the new Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There was quality talent from every direction, and numerous prospects worth noting for the future. This article will take a closer look at some personal favorites from the event… 6’0 ’25 Arael Jones (Grind Academy) Grind Academy has always been able to...

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