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Commitment Alert: Winston Salem State adds another NC talent in 2023 John Baldwin

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: John BaldwinClass: 2023Committed to: Winston Salem State What Was Said by...

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Stockrisers from Day 1 at Carmel Tip-Off

2023 Bryce Cash (Carmel Christian): It is great to see that more schools are catching on with what Cash offers but still believe that more offers and college programs could use a player like him for their future. His ability to be a two-way player can really impact the game.  On Day 1, he showed just that, using that college-ready frame to attack and finish through contact, and...

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Phenom Hoops Player Profile: John Baldwin

Height: 6’11 Class: 2023 School: Northwood Temple Travel Team: Team Wall Freshman Season: N/A Sophomore Season: 4.1 PPG, 2.4 RPG Junior Season: 7.0 PPG, 6.1 RPG, 1.1 BPG What Was Recently Said: After some flashes for Northwood Temple earlier this season, Baldwin has looked considerably better since the travel season began. He’s currently with the Team Loaded...

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Offer-Worthy Big Men in North Carolina’s Class of 2023

After months of nonstop basketball, the travel ball season is officially behind us. Now, we pivot and look forward to the upcoming high school season—where many guys are entering their senior season with no offers from college coaches. While it might seem like time to panic, things aren’t as grim as they appear. Every year, there are usually about five to ten prospects who see their recruitment...

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Mal’s Standouts from Day 2 at Phenom Team Camp

By: Malcolm Morgan 2024 Quamir Ingram (Bethany) This kid is a super skilled guard! He played at a very controlled pace the whole game and did not get sped up easily. He does a great job of playing off two feet and also getting to his spots on the court. Used his quickness to his advantage a lot and his aggressiveness helped him create opportunities for others on the court. He also has a pretty...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Jamboree Bash

6’0 ’22 Maxwell Coles (North Meck) Although other players on this roster might receive more attention, Coles is legitimately as valuable as anyone for North Meck. His steady, reliable three-level scoring presence allows him to consistently assert himself within the flow of the action. Coles can operate without the ball or create for himself and others, simply based on team need. He’s a quality...

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Noah’s Hoopers from Coach Rick’s TOC (Day 3, Part 1)

By: Noah Hooper 6’11 2023 John Baldwin (Garner Road Bulldogs 2023 – Bryant) In my time watching Baldwin this morning, he really showed me great flashes of long-term upside as he was a solid presence inside for his team. His ability to use his large frame to gain positioning on offensive and defensive rebounds was good as he was able to grab a good amount of them this morning. He also...

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Big but Still Growing: 6’11 2023 John Baldwin

The expression “you can’t teach size” is among the most commonly coined phrases in grassroots basketball, especially regarding recruiting and player development. Often times, college programs will be more inclined to take a chance on a prospect who isn’t quite as polished but possesses enticing physical attributes. Theoretically, these college coaching staffs have confidence in their ability to...

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