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Upward Stars Combine: Guards that impressed (Part 1)

The Upward Stars Combine was a sensational event, and we at Phenom Hoops want to certainly thank all the staff there for allowing us to come check out the talent.  Many players from North and South Carolina were on deck, as we got a great refreshing view of players as well as learned about a few new names as well. 2026 Caden Coleman (Hillcrest): Coleman was a name that I was intrigued in...

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South Carolina Freshman Forty Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Kenny Hunter #51: 5'7 Adrian Jones (Blythewood) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a quality impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Adrian Jones. He's a tough, scrappy guard with an unselfish mentality and useful defensive instincts. Jones is a capable creator with vision, crafty ball-handling skills, and the ability to knock down jumpers from...

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Upward Combine: New Names to Learn (Class of 2026)

Broderick Anderson What a weekend of basketball it was for Phenom Hoops. Not only did we continue our weekend coverage and platform with the HoopState League but we also had a great opportunity to head down to South Carolina to check out talent from around the region at the Upward Combine.' Players from North and South Carolina were in attendance, as we were able to get a few updated viewings of...

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