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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 2 at November Classic (Part 1)

2022 Hudson Rixham (Charlotte Country Day): Rixham really had a complete game to start Day 2 at the Phenom November Classic.  She comes in with good size but brings a lot of versatility to the court, making impact plays and playing multiple positions on the court.  She showed she can be the main ball-handler, used her size on the boards, created for herself off the dribble, and knocked down...

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Matchups to Watch at Phenom November Classic (Friday)

After coming off a tremendous event at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic, it is only right to get excited about this weekend's event in the Phenom November Classic, presented by Ivester Jackson Christie. The talent on the court is going to be fun to watch, as we have some tremendous matchups coming your way. That is why we are looking at a few player showdowns for each game, ones you will not want to miss.

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Open Gym Report: The Burlington School

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to The Burlington School for a high-level open gym session with one of the top programs across North Carolina. For the last two seasons, the Spartans have been led by Coach Ryan Bernardi and, regardless of roster composition, found a way to make it to the title game. After suffering a state championship loss, they reached their goal last season and seized...

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North Carolina’s New Names Worth Noting

The North Carolina high school basketball scene is certainly unique, given the combination of history, noteworthy programs, and enticing talent across all classes. Some folks have placed a ton of emphasis on the fact that players have opted to leave a talent-laden area for a challenge at national powerhouses like Oak Hill, IMG Academy, Montverde, and various others, but there are also plenty of...

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New faces looking to make their presence felt in NC this upcoming high school season

The summer has come to a close and now that just means we are one step closer to high school basketball. That also means there will be several new names that burst onto the scene in North Carolina, as these fresh faces will certainly be players you will want to know heading in. Here are just five players that are new to the NC scene but should really make their impact felt this upcoming high school season.

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Quickly Reloaded: The Burlington School

Each year, there are certain programs that are guaranteed to be relevant simply due to their coaching and/or knack to acquire talent. Take Duane Lewis (North Meck), Dion Bethea (Gray Collegiate), BJ Jackson (Legacy Early College), and countless others as evidence of this notion. Well, despite entering just his fourth season as a high school head coach, perhaps Ryan Bernardi is deserving of a...

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Stock Risers of NCISAA (Session 2) LIVE Period – Class of 2023

Phenom Hoops was on deck throughout the weekend at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Live Period (Session 2), where teams throughout the state of North Carolina came to compete in front of college coaches. It was great to see all the teams and players in action over the weekend, as we are looking to bring you the stars and stock risers for each class from the weekend. We will continue with the stock risers for the class of 2023.

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NCISAA Team Camp Session 2: Underrated prospects/ New Names/ Teams that impressed (Day 1)

Phenom Hoops was on deck at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Session 2 LIVE Period and it was great to see so many players in action playing in front of college coaches. Day 1 kicked off in what looked to be a terrific event, as we bring you a few underrated prospects, a few new names to learn, and which teams impressed us. Underrated Prospects: 2022 6’8 Sam Perez (Trinity Academy of Raleigh)...

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