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D1 Programs looking to make a late Splash: North Carolina Class of 2024 Targets (Part 1)

It is getting to be that time of the year when there are still unsigned seniors who should clearly be targets for so many college programs.  At times, I feel like programs may overlook or overthink when it comes to some players, especially when they are looking to secure a late commitment from an unsigned senior.  Now granted, other factors come into play, especially with the transfer portal....

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Player Standouts at Carmel MLK Showcase (Part Two)

6’4 ’27 King Gibson (The Burlington School) The noteworthy freshman continues to turn heads while getting steadily more comfortable and assertive. Gibson is a long, athletic wing with great size, feel, and a useful amount of skill. In this contest, he displayed an excellent understanding of when to defer versus when to take control. Gibson knocked down jumpers, attacked off the bounce, and made...

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POB’s Best of the Best: Phenom Holiday Classic

2025 KJ Younger (Weddington): Talk about a breakout-type showing at the Holiday Classic for many who haven’t watched him, but he has been doing this all season long so far for Weddington. We wrote about him more as of late, but he continued to shine throughout as he may have been the best player throughout the event.  Younger brings such physicality and demand to the court, as he is assertive,...

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Having a Strong Summer: Class of 2024 (NC) (Part 2)

2024 Jullien Cole (Richmond): Cole has only continued to improve and it seems that more people are taking notice. From when we first wrote about him over a year ago (Click Here) to where he is today, Cole has continued to showcase how effective he can be on the court. He looks bigger and stronger, showing more of his ability to knock down shots from outside, his ability to create and make strong...

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Having a Strong Season: Class of 2024 (NC) (Part 1)

Jaylen Sturdivant 2024 Tyler Whitehurst (Riverside-Martin) Stats: 23.7ppg, 3.2rpg, 2.7apg, 1.9spg Whitehurst, who s a 6'0 guard at Riverside-Martin, continues to play at a high level this season.  Watching him in the Outer Banks earlier in the season, Whitehurst continues to show his ability to fill it up and be a scoring threat.  Whitehurst does a terrific job in knocking down shots...

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Olympic Remains Undefeated

Olympic Remains Undefeated Second year head coach, Jeff Bishop, and Olympic is one of the biggest surprise stories in the South Meck 4A conference this season. Last year, Olympic finished with a 2-8 conference record, 11-12 overall. After a convincing home win over traditional 4A power Ardrey Kell, Olympic moves to 16-0 and 5-0 in conference play. Now, they travel to Myers Park on Friday for...

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Phenom Game Report: Olympic at Berry

Phenom Hoops was on deck for an exciting game around the Charlotte area, getting our first glimpse of Olympic who is off to a great start coming in undefeated. But Berry was looking to spoil the party and secure a big home win. Berry came out with energy to jump out quickly but Olympic started to get it going in the first quarter behind their leader in 2024 Kameron Taylor and the outside...

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