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A Closer Look: North Carolina’s Class of 2026
6’6 Cole Cloer (Orange) Between the team’s success and his individual production, it’s easy to see why Cole Cloer is already one of the top players in North Carolina’s Class of 2026. At 6-foot-6, he already has the IQ, size, and skillset to legitimately dominate a game. Cloer is a smooth all-around player who comfortably dictates the offensive action with the ball in his hands,...read more
Is Cam Newman the Top Point Guard in North Carolina’s Class of 2026?
Each incoming class of freshmen offers the start of a new adventure, both for the players and spectators. However, in some rare cases, you’ll come across a prospect like Cam Newman—who already built a reputation within high school basketball prior to even becoming a freshman. It seems like folks have been talking about the poised floor general for quite a while, and that’s because they have....read more
Top July Performers in North Carolina’s Class of 2026
The month of July is finally concluding, which should provide these young players with an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from days of nonstop basketball. Given the significance of the actual month, we decided to take a closer look at some of the top standouts from each class. Obviously, we can only speak on what we have seen, so the names listed will be based on their performances at...read more
Player Standouts at Day Two of Lamelo Ball Invitational
5’8 ’24 Jeremiah Benthall (Big Business Ballerz) Though slightly undersized, it’s easy to appreciate how much Benthall does as a leader for this group. He’s a smart, unselfish, passer-friendly point guard prospect with an understanding of how to run a team and locate the best available shot on seemingly every possession. Benthall handles the ball with care, passes to the open man, and scores the...read more
Young Team Charlotte Duo Performing at a High Level
Given their success as a program, folks consistently expect great things to emerge from the Team Charlotte organization. Their unique approach and overall brand of basketball undoubtedly separates them from other teams. Although it starts and ends with Head Coach Jeff McInnis, his staff has clearly taken on more responsibility. Moreover, the specific type of tough, rugged players they pursue is...read more
Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom Summer Finale (Part 3)
By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’3 2023 Cole Calloway (Dive On It 2023) Cole finished his weekend with a 38 point game. He had a 34 earlier yesterday. While I can’t confirm whether or not he averaged 30+ on the weekend, he has certainly been electric. The rising junior has already established himself as one of the elite shooters in NC’s class of 2023. Provides a stellar personality along with...read more
Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 2 Early Standouts at Hoop State League
Sam Cogan Cam Newman of Team Charlotte 2026 showcased a high IQ that allowed him to be a vital asset for his team. He displayed the ability to really create easy scoring opportunities for both himself and his teammate. He has the ability to shoot the ball well when set and also possesses the necessary ball skills to get into the lane. The part of his game that I found most intriguing was his...read more