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2022 Julian Kiett’s recruitment starting to pick up

South Carolina continues to put out premier talent each and every year and it looks to be the same in the 2022 class.  One player many could say went under the radar for quite some time now has seen his recruitment finally starting to take off. 2022 Julian Kiett has had a solid summer so far, giving college coaches a glimpse of his game.  The strong-bodied guard really excels in the...

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2023 Aaron Hall turns heads at Summer Havoc; earns first offer and interests

During the LIVE Period, players had the opportunity to play in front of college coaches and there certainly isn’t anything better than playing well, earning interest from schools, and ultimately securing an offer. That is what happened recently for 2023 Aaron Hall with Team United, as he racked in an offer from Radford and opened many other programs’ eyes with his play. Phenom spoke...

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Phenom 1-on-1: 2022 Marcus Kell talks latest offers, interests

A player finally getting the attention he deserves, 2022 Marcus Kell has recently seen an uptick in his recruitment, as he has added a few more offers to his list. Phenom Hoops recently got in touch with Kell to discuss the latest; his thoughts on his newest offer from Drexel and Bucknell, which schools are making him a priority, and what programs are starting to come his way as of late!

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Commitment Alert: 2022 Elijah Thomas looking to bring energy to Wingate

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: Elijah ThomasClass: 2022Committed to: Wingate What the Player Said: Phenom:...

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INTERVIEW: 2023 Wesley Tubbs III Gives Recruitment Update + Expanding HIS Game + Season Preview!

Patrick O'Brien with Phenom Hoops sits down with Wesley Tubbs at the Phenom Summer Havoc to talk about all the latest... His excitement around playing with Team United, his continuing development in his game, becoming more of a leader, along with all the latest in his recruitment. Tubbs breaks down his thoughts on the latest offers and talks about each visit he has taken.

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INTERVIEW: 2023 Greg Jackson on HM Offers Rolling In + Previewing Peach Jam with CP3 16U!

Patrick O'Brien with Phenom Hoops sat down with 2023 Gregory Jackson from CP3 and Ridge View to talk about an exciting summer so far. What is his excitement playing with CP3 this summer and how would he best describe his game. He also talks about his blow-up with his recruitment, earning multiple high-major offers and more coming.

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Commitment Alert: 2022 Noah Ross announces commitment to UNCW

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: Noah RossClass: 2022Committed to: UNC-Wilmington What Was Said by Phenom...

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2022 recruiting class should have Illinois fans excited about future

College programs and coaches are right in the middle of working on their 2022 recruiting class. Many programs have already found a ton of success for that class but one program that has caught my eyes early on with a few players we have personally seen has been Illinois.  The Fighting Illini have secured commitments from Reggie Bass, Sencire Harris, and now Jayden Epps, giving them three...

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INTERVIEW: 2022 Xavier McKelvy on his RECRUITMENT BOOM + Playing in Front of Coaches Again & More!

Patrick O'Brien with Phenom Hoops sits down with one of the fastest rising prospects in the Class of 2022 in NC, Xavier McKelvy. In the latest interview, we discuss his big summer so far, how he has developed his game over the last few years, and how his recruitment has taken off as well as some new interests.

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Built for the next level: 2023 6’7 Matai Baptiste (Vaughan/ Ridley)

It can be funny how scouts can come across a player sometimes.  One of the more recent players that I came across and is relatively unknown on the court was 2023 6’7 Matai Baptiste.  Just roaming around and checking out some of the action, I happened to stumble across Vaughan Panthers Basketball 16u, a team full of talent from Canada. While walking by, it was then when I saw Baptiste...

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INTERVIEW: 2023 Trey Green Makes the MOVE to Link Year + Breaking the Top 100 + Recruitment Update!

2023 Trey Green is one of the top point guards in the state of North Carolina. He is looking and already has had a tremendous summer as far as recruitment, as he talks about the latest offers and interests. Green also talks about his transfer to his new school and breaking the Top 100 rankings.

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Phenom Q&A: 2023 Layden Blocker (Sunrise Chrisitan Academy)

It is becoming evident that 2023 point guard Layden Blocker is going to be a hot target for schools around the country, which is why many have already offered. It has already been an exciting summer, getting a chance to showcase his talent, his recent announcement about heading to Sunrise Christian, and his recruitment as the Big 12 seems to be making a strong push. Check out the latest with...

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Phenom Q&A: 2024 Isaiah Elohim (Heritage Christian, CA)

If you recently missed, rankings have been starting to be released by several national outlets including ESPN’s rankings for the Class of 2024. One of the top players that received recognition was 2024 6’5 Isaiah Elohim from Heritage Elohim, who is coming off an impressive freshman season, has racked in multiple Pac-12 offers already, and is looking forward to what he hopes to be a big summer.

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Coach on the Court: 2024 Kobe George (The Burlington School)

The Burlington School is coming off a championship run last year and looks to be geared up once again to make another run this upcoming season.  One of the young players that played a key role last year will be looked upon to be an even bigger leader, as 2024 Kobe George is hoping to have a big summer and high school season. The talent with George is there, as he checks off a lot of boxes and...

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Watch out, 2023 Keyon Webb quickly making a name for himself

There were very few opportunities to go out and watch high school basketball this past season, so a lot of it was viewed online.  I remember one night tuning in to catch some of the action one night, getting a chance to watch Riverside-Durham vs. Green Hope.  There were a few intriguing prospects on the court that night but then 2022 Keyon Webb was one I didn’t expect and a new name really...

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2024 KJ Greene Jr. (Pace) racks in first three offers

Kyle “KJ” Greene Jr. is a well-known name around Phenom Hoops, especially with seeing him down in South Carolina.  He was regarded as one of the top players in his class for the state at the time but he recently announced that he would be transferring to Pace in Georgia, looking to make his mark there as well.  It was a tremendous Thursday for Greene and his recruitment, as he racked...

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Phenom Recruitment: 2023 Scotty Middleton adds another offer; Talks first Big Ten offer

Phenom Hoops continues to bring you the latest recruiting news around the country, talking to players to learn the latest in what has been going on with them. We recently spoke with 2023 Scotty Middleton as he has now picked up a few new offers, including his first Big Ten offer. Check out the latest in what he had to say.

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Phenom Recruitment Update: 2023 Tre Norman (Worcester Academy)

Phenom Hoops continues to bring you the latest recruiting news around the country, talking to players to learn the latest in what has been going on with them. We recently spoke with 2023 Tre Norman from Worcester Academy/BABC, as he has added multiple offers lately to his resume. Check out the latest in what he had to say.

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Phenom Recruiting Round-Up: Latest offers and Recruiting News

Commitments: 2022 Kanye Clary, from Massanutten, VA, announced that he would be committing to Penn State after visiting the program. Clary also earned offers from North Carolina A&T and Radford lately, and received an offer from Penn State back in April. 2021 Jalen Ricks, from Oak Hill, VA, became the latest commitment for Wichita State, now joining Kenny Pohto as the Shockers second...

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Commitment Alert: 2022 Kanye Clary commits to Penn State

Credit: Colby Giacubeno 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: Kanye ClaryClass: 2022Committed to: Penn State What...

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2022 Lewis Duarte ready to show more of his game this summer; developing strong relationships with coaches

2022 Lewis Duarte quickly made himself a name in North Carolina at Victory Christian, especially with his size, athleticism, and shot-making ability. He checks off a lot of boxes that make him a high priority for college coaches, which is why schools continue to come his way with offers. Duarte has added multiple offers and it was recently announced that he would be taking a visit to South...

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Navy the first D1 school to offer 2022 Evan Smith

2022 Evan Smith has been a staple in North Carolina, as the guard from Ardrey Kell has been playing at a high level and continues to shine on the big stage. This is why it was an exciting week when he announced that he had received his first D1 offer from Navy. After dominating the competition at the Phenom MDC, Phenom Hoops caught up with Smith to learn more about his thoughts on the offer and...

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2022 Julian Phillips schedules multiple visits and talks about schools recruiting him the hardest

2022 Julian Phillips showed why he is one of the top players in the country, as he was unstoppable at the Phenom Memorial Day Classic. It also showed why so many high-major programs are recruiting him hard, s they would love to have his versatility and size on the court. We recently caught up with Phillips to learn the latest in his recruitment, as we discuss his excitement and focus this...

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Commitment Alert: Lamar snags 2021 6’9 Deiman Reyes (VCCS)

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: Deiman ReyesClass: 2021Committed to: Lamar What Was Said by Phenom Hoops: “(He...

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2022 7’0 Patrick Wessler setting up visits; more schools showing interest

Patrick Wessler has been quite a familiar name for Phenom Hoops and for many around the region and we can all agree that he is rising up the rankings (or should be) nationally with what he has been showing this spring and summer.  But no matter what the rankings show, college coaches are noticing his talent and potential.  This is why Wessler has been racking up the offers, now holding ones...

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East Carolina jumps on 2023 Jah Short early with an offer

Farmville Central has produced some incredible talent as of late and certainly will be names you will be hearing more at the collegiate level.  With the likes of Terquavion Smith, Justin Wright, and others, Farmville Central has had the talent that has helped them secure multiple state championships and it doesn’t seem like the pipeline of talent is going to end any time soon. Next up for...

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