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Phenom Game Report: Northern Nash vs. EE Smith
Phenom Hoops continues its coverage around the state of North Carolina, as we locked in at EE Smith as they welcomed in Northern Nash in what looked to be a very intense battle. EE Smith came out with the first punch, really creating havoc offensively behind their star senior James Scott, as he helped EE Smith jump out to a 12-5 first-quarter lead. Northern Nash continued to struggle in...read more
Phenom Game Report: Rocky Mount vs. Seventy-First
Phenom Hoops continues their tremendous coverage of the public school playoffs, as we checked out Seventy-First as they welcomed in Rocky Mount for an absolute showdown. Both teams came out strong and traded baskets, with Seventy-First earning the early edge, 15-13. The Falcons used a balanced attack early on between their size and guard play, while 2023 Jamal Townsend got things going for...read more
POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom G3 Showcase (Day 2, Part 1)
2023 6’9 James Scott (NLPB): There is a lot to like about the potential Scott has with his game… But it is easy to see with his length, activity level, his quick springs and reaction on the glass, and his growing offensive game. There isn’t going to be too much surprise when more schools come his way and offers start coming in. 2023 6’1 Jamal Townsend (Team Trezz): Townsend is a tough,...read more
Is Jamal Townsend a Top Prospect in the Class of 2023?
Most folks (non-parents) tend to enter a travel ball event and typically gravitate towards the oldest age group or “whoever is on the main court.” While there is nothing wrong with this situation, there is arguably more value in finding out who will be the next noteworthy prospect on the 14U and 15U courts. Coincidentally, that’s where Jamal Townsend and Team Trezz could be found dominating a...read more
Bendel’s Best: Phenom Challenge (Part Two)
This past weekend Phenom Hoops traveled down to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for our Phenom Challenge. There was an obvious amount 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 favorites… 6’8 ’23 Greg “GG” Jackson (Upward Stars) Over the last...read more
Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Challenge
6’10 ’22 Corneilous Williams (TLBA) The TLBA roster is loaded with talented prospects, but arguably none more notable than Williams. He’s long, athletic, and plays with a nonstop motor on both ends of the floor. Williams is an incredible rebounder with sharp timing as a rim-protector. Although most of his offensive ability shines around the basket, Williams also highlighted a useful perimeter...read more