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2024 Frederico Whitaker (Chapel Hill Blue Flames): With his team, it is giving a chance for Whitaker to show more of his scoring capabilities on the court. He did just that, as the 5’10 guard displays great speed and ability to create for himself, getting inside the defense and scoring strong around defenders but also making the defense pay with his perimeter shot. Scrappy, tough, guard...read more
It is time to start talking and recognizing the loaded class of 2024 in North Carolina. Many may know some of the top names in the class but the class runs much deeper, that is why we are taking a look at the sophomores that have been impressive early on in high school. Today, we take a look at 2024 Frederico Whitaker from Northwood high school. We recently saw Whitaker at our Phenom...read more
Phenom Hoops was able to get back and tune in to some of the action on Wednesday night, as we watched Northwood and Panther Creek battle it out on the court. They are two very good teams that you should certainly start paying attention to if you haven’t, as they have had strong starts to the season but only one team could walk away with a victory. Panther Creek jumped out early to...read more
Phenom Hoops was at it again, checking on talent around the state. Tuesday night, we took in Northwood again, as they welcomed in Wakefield coaches by Garrett Stevens. An interesting matchup, as 2024 Drake Powell certainly had the attention of many but you can’t look past the experience on Wakefield’s roster. Early, it was Northwood that had it rolling on both ends. They were getting out on...read more
Team 1 Coach: Gerroid Doughty #15: 5’0 ’28 Gideon Mount (Lewisville) Starting things off, we look at a player who continues to perform well despite his young age, Gideon Mount. He’s a sturdy, high-motor guard prospect with an unselfish approach and the understanding of how to consistently make an impact without necessarily requiring the ball in his hands. Mount provides excellent...read more
Team 1 Coach: Gerroid Doughty #100: 5’0 ’28 Gideon Mount (Forsyth Country Day) Starting things off, we look at a player who contributed quite nicely despite being the youngest camper on display, Gideon Mount. He’s a young, sturdy, high-motor prospect with excellent perimeter shooting abilities and a clear willingness to make hustle plays whenever possible. Mount worked well within the...read more
2023 McCaskill Rivers: Rivers was absolutely dominant from the start and rolled his way to MVP at the camp. The 6’5 forward moved incredibly well on the floor, running the court to get easy baskets, finishing well around the rim, and through contact. It seems that there weren’t many that could slow him down, as he averaged 33 points in an impressive showing; great touch with this young man....read more