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Why is Mike Herrin Under the Radar?

Every year in grassroots basketball, there are plenty of circumstances in which a prospect doesn’t receive the appropriate amount of attention for their play or overall production. While numerous examples have already surfaced during the current summer season, few guys should be more frustrated than Mike Herrin of Manzer Basketball Club. In all honesty, this entire roster has the right to feel...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 2 Late Standouts

6’5 Mike Herrin of Manzer 17U is long, lengthy, and smooth. Can handle the ball well and gets to the basket very well. Shows ability to score from all three levels; Has a good midrange pull up. Shoots the ball pretty well and can also create for his teammates. Division 2 schools should definitely be recruiting him heavy. Low maintenance guy with great potential.  6’7 Earl Burgess of Team...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Queen City Showcase (Part Two)

The Phenom Hoops’ travel schedule is officially back in full swing, as we traveled down to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for our Queen City Showcase this past weekend. There was an abundance of talent in the gym, which led to numerous standout performers across the weekend. This article will take a closer, more detailed look at some of those personal...

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Early Standouts at Day One of Phenom Queen City Showcase

6’2 ’22 Marcus Farley Jr. (Team Together) Despite a lot of surrounding talent, Farley was arguably the best player on the court. He led by example, controlled the offensive action, and made numerous plays on defense. Although Farley is a noted athlete, it was his savvy and attention to detail that really stood out during this contest. His vision and ability to set others up was undeniably...

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Queen City Preview: Manzer 17U

Manzer 2021 (17u) No. 8 Ayden Hickman – 6’4 Guard – Myrtle Beach High – Ayden is an excellent shooter who is in range when he crosses half court. He can easily create his own shot, especially with the step back. Ayden is unselfish and excels with his ability to pass the ball. He possesses a high basketball IQ. Ayden is attracting Low D1 and high D2 schools. No. 1 Mike Herrin...

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