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Cooper’s Developments: HoopState League Championship Day 1

By; Cooper Hart Jordan Durham – ’24 Wing – The Burlington School Jordan has really bought into his role as a swiss army knife on offense and a high-level point-of-attack defender on defense. His shot selection and decision-making have improved each week that he’s been here. His height, length, and athleticism combination make him a versatile defender by default, and with his instincts and timing...

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Phenom Open Gym: Holly Springs High School

Phenom Hoops travelled to Holly Spring, North Carolina to cover Holly Springs High School. Coach L.J. Hepp has plenty to be excited about with a team that finished 23-5 last season and should be one of the early favorites in the NCHSAA 4A. To put it mildly, Holly Springs and Myers Park could be the two early favorites to compete for the coveted 4A state championship. Coach Hepp has a unique...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Collin Kuhl heading to Georgia Southern

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Collin KuhlClass: 2023Committed to: Georgia Southern What Was Said by Phenom...

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Reece’s Standouts: Underrated Showcase (Day 1)

Collin Kuhl by: Ethan Reece 2023 Collin Kuhl (Strong Center)Personally my first viewing of Collin, and I can’t remember another guy his size that looks so comfortable operating out on the perimeter. His coordination and fluid mobility is off the charts and has the ability to make instinctual reads and passes as he gets downhill. Not to ignore his post-game, which he also excels in, but this is a...

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Five More Players to Watch at Phenom Challenge LIVE

6’2 ’23 Jahreece Lynch (NC Spartans Haidinger) Given the departure of a major piece, folks should expect Jahreece Lynch to take over leadership responsibilities for the remainder of the summer. Though his game is tailored to thrive in a complementary role, Lynch has never had an issue producing in any setting. He’s a strong, athletic, physically imposing wing with useful creation skills and the...

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Team Preview: Strong Center Elite 2023

Another excited year of travel basketball has started. Last week, Tyler and I had the opportunity to lead a practice with Strong Center Elite 2023. One thing that stood out with this team is that they are all made up of players who are from the same area and have been playing together for years. Let’s take a closer look at this year’s roster. 5’10 2023 Micah Jones (Holly...

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A Closer Look: Phenom Hoops’ Rankings for North Carolina’s Class of 2023

It’s that time of year again. The high school season has nearly concluded and postseason play is set to begin very soon. As exciting as it is to chase and potentially win a state championship, the subsequent six months of travel ball will be the time for prospects to really shine. Whether positive or not, college coaches simply have more time and resources to properly evaluate (and offer) kids...

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Offer-Worthy: Five Juniors Deserving of Scholarships

Although the recruiting landscape has drastically changed due to everything involved with Covid, the Class of 2023 has a chance to observe things returning back to normal. While they will still deal with an absolute bloodbath of a transfer portal and the aftermath of the NCAA rewarding an extra year of eligibility (both naturally creating positional logjams), it shouldn’t be...

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Bendel’s Best: Queen City Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops returned to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in downtown Rock Hill, South Carolina for another highly entertaining three-day stretch of grassroots basketball. There was expected to be a ton of excitement with over 150 teams and countless noteworthy prospects on display, and they certainly delivered. While numerous players were worthy of recognition, this...

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