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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Carmel Christian

Phenom Hoops continued their travel around North Carolina for the Open Gym Tour, then making a late-night stop at Carmel Christian.  The Cougars had a special year last season but came up just short in their quest for a state championship. But Carmel is back on the court and ready for another chance to make a championship run. 2022 6’7 Cade Tyson will be looked at as one of the senior...

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“Getting to Know” 6’8 2023 Kaleb Siler

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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Player Standouts at Phenom 757 Showcase

5’9 ’22 Jarius Northam (Team Wall) Though undersized, Northam’s status as a useful next-level player should already be quite obvious. He’s so tough, quick, and scrappy, which allows him to consistently bother and outwork opponents with his defensive presence. Northam forces turnovers, pushes the break in transition, and showed the ability to set up others or attack the basket with ease. He also...

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Stock Risers of NCISAA (Session 2) LIVE Period – Class of 2023

Phenom Hoops was on deck throughout the weekend at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Live Period (Session 2), where teams throughout the state of North Carolina came to compete in front of college coaches. It was great to see all the teams and players in action over the weekend, as we are looking to bring you the stars and stock risers for each class from the weekend. We will continue with the stock risers for the class of 2023.

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NCISAA Session 2 Standouts (Day 1)

Comeh Emuobor Phenom Hoops was on deck at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Session 2 LIVE Period and it was great to see so many players in action playing in front of college coaches. Day 1 kicked off in what looked to be a terrific event, as these were just a few names that really captured my eyes on Friday night. Top Performer: 2023 Comeh Emuobor (Ravenscroft) Emuobor is a special talent and...

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Carmel Christian looking to reload and preparing for another big upcoming season

If you paid attention to high school basketball in North Carolina last season at all, you would have known how much fun it was to watch Carmel Christian on the court.  A team loaded with talent looked almost unstoppable but they came up just short in earning another state championship. With the likes of Ben Burnham, Glenn Bynum, and a few others now gone, there are a few new names that will...

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Dawkins’ Championship Sunday Standouts from Phenom MC

By; DeAjai Dawkins 6’3 2022 Evan Smith (ACE Elite 17U)  Evan has performed like a high-level guard all weekend, distributing and scoring at a balanced pace. He’s starting to create with less dribbles than before. This is one player that’s in a prime position to lead coming into this high school season, and his recruitment will likely benefit.  6’1 2022 Jazian Gortman (PCH Nightrydas 17U) ...

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Rod Howard Select Media Day (14u and 17u)

Phenom Hoops continues to cover teams around the state and ones that fans will certainly see this summer with Phenom Hoops. Monday night, we headed out to watch Rod Howard Select 14u and 17u in action, a program that has a lot of intriguing talent to watch. Let’s break down each roster.

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Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Robert McCullough   #0: 5’6 ’23 Myles Taylor (Waxhaw) Starting things off, we look at a player that contributed nicely despite being the smallest camper on this team, Myles Taylor. He’s a young, team-first guard prospect that provided a quality defensive presence at the point of attack. Taylor looked to attack and set up others whenever possible, but also showed a...

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