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Dynamic playmakers: Class of 2023 (Guards, Part 2)

Phenom Hoops doesn’t just shed light on the top players in the state but we want to provide a platform for ALL players. The class of 2023 is still fully loaded with talent and there are plenty of players that are having a strong high school season that you may want to check out, especially if you are looking for dynamic guards. Here are a few guards having a tremendous high school season. 2023...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Dre Simmons #6: 6’0 ’23 Chase Dawson (Cary Academy) Starting things off, we look at a player who continues to embrace his identity as a quick, heady floor general, Chase Dawson. He’s a tough, scrappy, extremely fast lead guard prospect with solid vision and excellent penetration instincts, both in the half-court and open floor. Next in his development process is working on his...

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Guards looking to have a big high school season: NC Top 80 (Class of 2023)

It was a special weekend in Charlotte, as Phenom Hoops had their annual North Carolina Top 80 event which brought some of the top players from the state all under one building. We had several top seniors, juniors, sophomores, and even freshmen attend the event, as we dive more into the players that impressed. It was great to see several juniors on the floor and they put themselves on the map for...

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North Carolina Top 80 All Star Team Class of 2023

Note: Players had to play in all three games ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityState20236′2″17Jaylen CurryJ.L. ChambersCharlotteNC20236′5″43Truman ClaytorWord of GodErwinNC20236′5″37Isaiah WashingtonPine ForestFayettevilleNC20236′6″49Freddie DilioneWord of GodFayettevilleNC20236′0″6Chase DawsonCaryDurhamNC20236′0″8Jordan CooperWayne Country DayGoldsboroNC20236’6″48Dylan PurnellWord of...

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Phenom All-American Camp Session II Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Robinson #5: 5’6 ’25 Jalen Mills (Hope Mills) Starting things off, we look at a player that continues to make a lasing impression with his nonstop motor and blue-collar approach, Jalen Mills. He’s a young, unselfish guard prospect and possesses a clear willingness to make hustle plays or do whatever possible to provide his team with an edge. Mills can knock down the open...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Summer Havoc Session 2 (Day 1, Part 2)

2022 Brady Moore (Louisville Prospects): Moore took advantage of the stage that was set, going for an impressive 20-point performance vs. the Royals.  The 6’5 prospect brings a strong frame and plays physical in getting downhill, putting the ball on the deck and finishing well with toughness.  Just really like how strong he plays on the court. 2022 Xavier McKelvy (Charlotte Royals):...

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Phenom Summer Havoc Team Preview: Team United 2023

July is going to be fun, especially with Phenom Hoops.  That is why we are getting just a small head-start on the teams and players that will be in attendance for the Summer Havoc.  Here, we look to preview just a few names to watch for throughout the weekend in Rock Hill, with many others stepping up their game in front of college coaches. Team United 2023 Size, on top of size, on top...

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Player Standouts from the NCISAA Live Period

by: Ethan Reece 2023 Jake Chisholm (Durham Academy) Jake was hot in both games he played Sunday. Started out the morning with 5 threes against HPCA, simply couldn’t be left alone. Also showed the ability to create off the dribble and finish through contact. Kept his rhythm going in game 2 with 10 straight points to start out, definitely a lethal spot up threat 2023 Isaiah Sanders (High Point...

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Deserving More Attention: Prospects in North Carolina’s 2023 Class

The class of 2023 in North Carolina is going to be an exciting one and fans are already talking about much of the talent.  You already hear some of the top names from around the state, playing on a national scene day in and day out, but many don’t realize just how deep this class could be and the amount of talent.  I’m going to look at six players (and there could be several more names...

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Standouts from Trinity Academy vs Cary Academy

On Thursday night, Phenom Hoops travelled to Raleigh to watch the non-conference matchup between Trinity Academy and Cary Academy. Trinity Academy came away with the 99-65 win. Let’s take a closer look at the standouts from the game. Noah Ross 6’7 2022 (Trinity Academy) Noah Ross finished the game with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and 2 assists in three quarters. Ross continues make his...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Day 1 at Summer Finale (Part 2)

2022 6’4 Bryce Alfino (Team Charlotte 17u): Alfino played one of his better games on Day 1, really showing to be a two-way player on the court.  He not only defended well but also was aggressive on getting on the boards.  Offensively, Alfino does a nice job in finding the open spot and knocking down it down from the perimeter. 2021 6’4 Will Reynolds (CPB BLM): Reynolds had a...

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