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Player Standouts at Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic

6’0 ’21 Jamarii Thomas (Piedmont Classical) Although the newest addition to this roster, it’s easy to see that Thomas is a large part of the heart and soul for this Piedmont Classical squad. His quickness, toughness, and rugged mentality are evident on every possession. Thomas gets downhill whenever he desires and possesses a certain tenacity and ferocity that separates him from other similar...

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The Carter Whitt Mystique

There is a mystique about Whitt, there is no doubt about that. It is a mystique that attracts the casual observer's eye. Whitt is uber-talented, this may be where it starts. He is a Top 50 ranked player in the country who has over 20 college offers, from the likes of Ohio State, Florida, Xavier, Maryland, Texas A&M, and others. So the substance is there, but in this age of social media and viral highlights, Whitt is an anomaly.

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Carter Whitt vs DOUBLE TEAMS as Leesville Rd TOPS SE Raleigh; Raw Game Highlights

Check out highlights between Leesville Rd and SE Raleigh HS tonight in a conference matchup that saw the Pride come out on top. Junior Carter Whitt was looking for his shot early on tonight and made sure to also get his teammates involved. This eventually led the Bulldogs to throw two defenders on him in the second half of the game. Leesville came out victorious in the end 69-55.

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The Storylines are why we Can’t Miss the 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic!!

Phenom's 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic will take place THIS Saturday (January 11) at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Here are the storylines that matter to the fans, the media, the teams and the coaches alike.

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Callaway (MS) knocks off Leesville Road

allaway High School is appropriately nicknamed the Chargers. Callaway has been a Mississippi 5A power and features nationally-ranked junior guard Daeshun Ruffin. The Chargers like to get up and down and score in the 80's. For Leesville Road, 6’4 junior Carter Whitt leads the way and will be looking for an estimated mid-January return of Jalen McDonald. In addition, Leesville Road also gets double-digit scoring from 5’9 junior Chase Hakerem, 6’4 junior Scott Martin, and 6’3 senior Deon Daniels. Carter Whitt is a natural level prospect that is one of the better passing point guards in the country.

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Four Storylines: John Wall Holiday Invitational (Day One)

Carter Whitt Vs Daeshun Ruffin Both Carter Whitt and Daeshun Ruffin play an incredibly exciting brand of basketball that will bring a ton of excitement to Holiday Gymnasium in the nightcap of day one. Whitt is a smooth playmaking guard and Ruffin is a dynamic scorer that plays with relentless energy. These two are competing within the national rankings in the 2021 class and being offered by...

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Leesville Road Vs Millbrook: Miles Magical Five

Last night we were treated to a great rivalry matchup between Millbrook High School and Leesville Road High School. Both of these teams are loaded with next level talent, program history, and unbelievable fan support. It was a matchup of the elite guard play of Carter Whitt and the brute force and size that Millbrook brings to the table. Millbrook walked away with an 84-76 victory. Let’s take a...

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Player Profile: 6’3 ’21 Carter Whitt (Leesville Road/Team Loaded)

For many years now, Carter Whitt has been the best pure point guard in North Carolina’s Class of 2021. However, he’s finally beginning to get appropriate national buzz and has picked up a handful of ACC offers during the current summer season. Whitt’s Team Loaded squad also features major blow-up prospects like Josh Hall and Dean Reiber, who have each accumulated a ton of offers and serve as...

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#AmateurHour (EP41): Ten April StockRisers, Importance of Non-Live Events, and The June Live Period

Jamie Shaw, Jeff Bendel, and Miles Masercola break down 10 guys from the Carolinas that saw their stock rise in the month of April, they talk about the importance of non live events and continue to try and provide some context/clarity to June Live Period events. Be sure to subscribe and leave a...

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Top Point Guards in North Carolina’s Class of 2021

We are officially in the thick of the travel ball season and things have begun to spice up within the Class of 2021 throughout the Hoopstate. The point guard position is particularly intriguing, as this group is quite diverse and each prospect’s skillset varies heavily from one guy to the next. It should go without saying, but these are not rankings, simply names, and their order means...

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It was only a matter of time for 2021 G Carter Whitt

We at Phenom Hoop Report have the chance to watch a lot of young and talented prospects at an early age and every once and a while, we come across a player that just gets “it” early on. That is exactly what we saw in 2021 guard Carter Whitt nearly 3-4 years ago when he stepped on the court.

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Carter Whitt DUNKING NOW?! Phenom Opening Raw Highlights!

Check out highlights from Class of 2021 guard, Carter Whitt. Whitt is a 6’1″ point guard from Leesville Rd HS in Raleigh, NC. He’ll be playing this AAU season with Team Loaded after spending last season on the EYBL. Here are his highlights from this weekend’s Phenom Opening AAU...

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What Were Looking For at the Phenom Opening

Want to know why you should attend the Phenom Opening in Greensboro this weekend? These are all the reasons you need.

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John Wall Holiday Invitational: Opening Day Standouts

John Wall Holiday Invitational: Opening Day Standouts When it comes to high school holiday basketball tradition, one has to put the 47th Holiday Day Invitational (sponsored by John Wall Foundation) on the list. Played at historic Broughton High School, the John Wall is a must see. It brings a wealth of talent and teams to the Raleigh area each and every year, not to mention one of the best...

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North Carolina’s Class of 2021: Point Guard Paradise

Over the last week, we have put out numerous articles covering the Class of 2021 in the Carolinas. Today, we’ll shift our focus back to North Carolina and look at some of the notable rising sophomores at the point guard position. Each of the prospects we’ll look at in this article have already shown college-level ability, yet possess distinct differences from one another. This will be an ongoing...

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North Carolina Top 80 Recaps — the 2021 Standouts

North Carolina is known as the hoop state, that is because every year there are numerous high-level players who continuous come home grown from the state. Every year, there is no platform better than the North Carolina Top 80 to showcase the top talent the hoop state has to offer. The new crop of freshman is just as good as any. Many of them made their names on putting up big numbers on varsity...

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Even The Nationally Ranked Prospects Used the NC Top 80 Platform to Raise Their Stock

The North Carolina Top 80 is a major platform for kids throughout the state of North Carolina. The best of the best come to stake claim among the top prospects in the country. However, it also has allowed many players, who are not nationally ranked, to boost their stock in front of national media and college coaches alike. Here is a look at some of the guys already on the national radar who...

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Bendel’s Best of the 2017 AAU Season (Guards Part One)

Just over four months ago Phenom Hoops opened the travel ball season in Greensboro, North Carolina. This event kicked off what would be an exciting summer full of breakouts and surprises, coming from all over the east coast. Next, we will look at some of the players that were the most memorable throughout the season. These players are in no particular order and have made the cut for a variety of...

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