EVENT NEWS

To filter articles by a specific event, use the dropdown below.

North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Chris Kuhn Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 2 vs Team 4Team 2 vs Team 3NC Top 80 Semi-Final (2v3 vs 6/8) #2: 5'10 '24 Isaiah Sanders (High Point Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who provided this team with a polished, balanced identity, Isaiah Sanders. He's a smart, crafty guard prospect with an adaptable approach and the ability to produce from either backcourt...

read more

POB's Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Guards/Wings (Class of 2025)

2025 Derek Ross Jr. (Jordan): Watching Ross on the court, he was certainly in the running for Mr. Playmaker, as this guard just understands how to be that team-first type point guard but also can fill it up as well. His ability to push in transition, create and use his speed, and set up his teammates is fun to watch and there are programs that would love to have that today on the court.' But he...

read more

Wake Hoops: 2025 Rankings Explained Part 5 (6-10)

As we get into the top 10, we arrive at prospects that have begun making waves throughout the state and should only further solidify their placement over the next two years. The current rankings can be found at the links below. Tier 3 (4-7)Tier 4 (8-13)Tier 5 (14-18)Tier 6 (19-21)Tier 7 (22-25)Tier 8 (26-31)Tier 9 (32-36)Tier 10 (37-40)HM (part 1)HM (part 2) (6) 6'3' Will James Jr. (Holly...

read more

SW15H Elite making a statement and bringing intriguing talent to the court

The Phenom Summer Havoc has come and gone, but that doesn't mean the coverage stops there as we want to talk a little bit more about what we saw on the court throughout the last four days. Here are a few topics that I was able to view at the event, and what is great is that this team will be back in action this weekend at the Phenom Hardwood Classic. SW15H Elite, coached by Scott Wood, has been...

read more

Dawkins’ Standouts: Phenom Grassroots TOC

2026 Tyzhir Dyer (Team Charlotte 16U) Tyzhir Dyer embodies what high school coaches should look for in a freshman trusted with key varsity minutes. Aside from starting on variety as a freshman, Tyzhir exemplifies positive character traits consistently throughout the course of play. If you prioritize positive body language and visible response to coaching, Dyer is a player you'll quickly grow to...

read more

Reece's Standouts: Phenom Grassroots TOC (Day 3)

by: Ethan Reece 2026 Coby Dillon (Team Loaded WV) When you look at a young guard coming into HS, the idea is typically to develop and them to be able to run your offense. But Coby has as advanced of a floor general presence as you can find at this age, which will give you another coach on the floor to boost the effects on everyone else. He's calm under pressure as a ball handler, able to stall...

read more

Player to Watch: 2025 Nathan Fife (Team SW15H)

Back at the Phenom March Madness, there was plenty of intriguing talent to be found as Phenom Hoops was able to get an updated viewing of prospects.  2025 Nathan Fife from Team SW15H had the attention of many with his overall showing at the event and certainly put his name down as one to watch more this summer. Fife is coming off a tremendous sophomore campaign for Sanderson in which he...

read more

Phenom Game Report: Sanderson at Cary

Phenom Hoops was checking out the talent in the central part of the state, as Cary welcomed in Sanderson for an early-season showdown.' Sanderson came out strong early on to earn an early lead, going up by eight points but Cary was able to make get going late to cut into that lead, with Sanderson leading 22-15. 'Second quarter though, both teams struggled offensively, with Sanderson outscoring...

read more

Phenom Game Report: Panther Creek at Sanderson

Phenom Hoops checked out another game in North Carolina, as Panther Creek traveled to take on Sanderson. Panther Creek came in with a 3-1 record but Sanderson was hoping to take home a strong home win. Starting out though, Panther Creek was able to find success with their outside shot and as well as transition, quickly jumping out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter.  They improved...

read more