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Player Standouts at Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

6’3 ’23 Antonio Perkins (Northside Christian) Given the limited number of seniors on the roster, Perkins’ value should be pretty obvious. He provides a clear veteran presence with the IQ, experience, and leadership qualities to set the tone in a variety of different ways. Perkins is arguably the top shooting threat on the team, but also stands out through being steady, adaptable, and...

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Phenom Game Report: Combine Academy vs. Lincoln Charter

There is nothing like high school basketball getting underway here in North Carolina, as we had this date on our minds for quite some time now.  Combine Academy, one of the top teams in the country, kicked off the season at home as they welcomed in Lincoln Charter, a team coming in with nothing to lose and looking to prove themselves in a big way. They did just that, as this game came down to...

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Phenom Open Gym: Combine Academy, A Second Look

Phenom Open Gym: Combine Academy, A Second Look A team such as Combine Academy deserves a second look. A roster filled with high level prospects, first year Head Coach Mike Wright has plenty to be excited about. Walking into the two-hour practice a few minutes late, we could sense the energy in John Jordan Gymnasium. There’s no denying the fact, Coach Wright brings passion and the intensity...

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Phenom Open Gym: Combine Academy

Phenom Hoops travelled to Lincolnton to cover Combine Academy’s open gym. ACC head coaches Steve Forbes of Wake Forest and Mike Young of Virginia Tech were in attendance along with assistant coaches from VCU, Western Carolina and College of Charleston.  Head Coach Mike Wright has assembled a team that will be in the conversation as one of the premier high school teams in the country. Combine has...

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Combine Academy adds HUGE piece in 2024 Trentyn Flowers

What a Monday it was for the HoopState and the news that was coming in.  One of the biggest announcements nationally on Monday night was the addition of 2024 Trentyn Flowers to Combine Academy, giving the Goats yet another big-time prospect to an already loaded roster. Flowers, who is a 6’9 prospect that brings a unique skill set to the table, will be joining a roster that already included 2023...

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Phenom 1-on-1 with 2024 Trentyn Flowers (Huntington Prep)

If you follow any recruiting updates, one player that you have probably seen blow up over the last year and has been a hot target for many programs as of late is 2024 6'8 Trentyn Flowers from Huntington Prep. One of the premier prospects in the region, Flowers has racked up offers from Tennessee, LSU, USC, Memphis, Georgetown, Kansas, Cincinnati, Iona, and others all in the last few months and it doesn't look like it will be slowing down.

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