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Dawkins’ Dimes: PG Nationals and Phenom Opening Standouts

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2023 Kyler Harris (Cap City Scrappers)  You will be hard-pressed to find a player in NCHSAA 4A who had a more individually dominant season at the guard spot. Kyler Harris terrorized opponents this past high school season with some of the more entertaining scoring performances I watched all year. One thing is for sure; Harris is not afraid to take it to any defender. His...

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College coaches should be looking at Combine Regional

We continue to progress through the teams at the Phenom Prep Showcase, and one team that impressed me was Combine Regional, a team that I believe that should have the attention of college coaches.  There are quite a few prospects that will be talked about down the road but should be names you are learning about now. Of course, when you look at that team, 2023 Clinton Efinda is one of the first...

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Intriguing Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2025

6’9 Trent Steinour (Lake Norman) Although there’s still a ton of upside remaining, it’s easy to see the steady signs of growth with Steinour. He’s a young, developing big man with length, timing, and inside-out ability. Steinour is still adding strength to his wiry frame, but already displays an understanding of how to anchor the paint, alter shots defensively, and make his presence felt on the...

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Don’t Forget About Liberty Heights Varsity

The new era of regional/varsity teams being formed to complement these national-level squads has led to a lot of player movement over the last few years. Generally speaking, these groups are often overlooked by college coaches and brushed aside in favor of the more “highly touted” prospects. However, Liberty Heights Varsity has the perfect blend of depth, talent, style, and coaching to compete...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Liberty Heights (National and Varisty)

Phenom Hoops checked in on Wednesday morning down around the Charlotte area, as Liberty Heights and Coach Mike Wright was back in action. Now having two teams on display, both national and varsity, Phenom was able to get a glimpse of an array of talent on the court, as we break down all the players to know and watch this season. Both teams should be fun to watch for sure and looking to make some...

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