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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Cox Mill

Phenom Hoops went back out on the road on Thursday to check out more teams throughout the Charlotte area, with our next stop being Cox Mill.  Coach Johnson has done a tremendous job with this program and they look to be making a deep run in the playoffs once again.  But let us dive into what we saw on the court as this will be a fun team to watch. 2022 Marcus Morgan looks to be the...

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Four Seniors D3s Should Be Prioritizing

The desire for high school prospects to reach the collegiate ranks is something we’ve become accustomed to seeing throughout the years. Every kid wants to make that leap, but only a select grouping even possess the ability to do so. Playing in college at any level should be considered an achievement. However, so many kids are still focused on the “D1 or bust” mentality, or believe that a...

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Phenom Summer Havoc Team Preview: Charlotte Hoyas

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. Charlotte Hoyas The Charlotte Hoyas have been...

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Cox Mill brings depth and college-level players to the table once again

Phenom Hoops has had a chance to get out during the month of June as teams have been participating in several teams’ camps and during the live period.  One event that Phenom attended was the Catawba Team Camp, bringing in several teams from around the region and giving us an early look at what each program has to offer. Scrolling down the list of teams attending the camp, Cox Mill was...

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NCHSAA LIVE Period Team Previews: Cox Mill

After a lot of stressors throughout the last twelve to fourteen months, the grassroots basketball landscape has finally returned to normalcy. The shoe-circuits and high school LIVE periods were restored for the betterment of these young prospects who are simply fighting for an equal opportunity to advance to the collegiate ranks. Although this presents Division I programs with the chance to...

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Phenom Media Day: Charlotte Hoyas

Phenom Hoops continues to hit the road for a few media days, allowing us to get a closer glimpse of some intriguing travel ball teams around the area. On Thursday night, we went out to the Concord area to check in on the Charlotte Hoyas, a program that has some good talent to watch.

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Cox Mill vs AL Brown

On Wednesday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Concord to watch Cox Mill take on AL Brown. Cox Mill won the previous meeting just four days earlier at AL Brown 64-62, so one would expect this game to be close as well. The 1st quarter started with AL Brown’s Kheni Briggs knocking down a jab step three-pointer on the very first play. AL Brown took control of the game from the start with their...

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Phenom Game Report: Mooresville vs. AL Brown

Phenom Hoops went out Wednesday night out to Kannapolis to check-in at AL Brown high school, as they came into the night with a 2-2 record and looking to get on the winning side of things.  They welcomed in Mooresville, a program that was searching for their first win on the season. Early on, AL Brown played strong and used a balanced attack offensively, while Mooresville just couldn’t seem to...

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DeAjai’s #PhenomNovemberClassic Standouts

By; DeAjai Dawkins 6’2 2022 Sam Cogan (Team Together)  Sam Cogan boasts such an important presence for this Team Together squad, creating offense by scoring both points for himself and creating for his teammates. Cogan is standing about 6’2 and handles his role as a combo guard impressively from both positions. He’s exceptionally strong driving to his left, which is his preference when both...

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Phenom Open Run: AL Brown

Phenom Hoops traveled to Fort Mill recently to check in on the Absolute Basketball Fall League, giving fans an early look at players and teams around the Charlotte area.  Teams came out and looked to compete, which they did, leaving it all on the court.  It also gave us and fans a chance to view players more with their high school teammates, as we break down what we saw at the event. Getting a...

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