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POB’s Stock Risers (Part 3)

It certainly hasn’t been the summer many had hoped but we were able to get a chance to have travel ball this season at Phenom Hoops, with constant action going on in the gyms of South Carolina. With the season winding down for many, let’s start taking a look back at the bigger picture and see which players should see their stock rise after an impressive season. This will be a several part...

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POB’s Summer Stock Risers (Part 2)

It certainly hasn’t been the summer many had hoped but we were able to get a chance to have travel ball this season at Phenom Hoops, with constant action going on in the gyms of South Carolina. With the season winding down for many, let’s start taking a look back at the bigger picture and see which players should see their stock rise after an impressive season. This will be a several part...

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POB’s Summer Stock Risers (Part 1)

It certainly hasn't been the summer many had hoped but we were able to get a chance to have travel ball this season at Phenom Hoops, with constant action going on in the gyms of South Carolina. With the season winding down for many, lets start taking a look back at the bigger picture and see which players should see their stock rise after an impressive season. This will be a several-part series, with several more coming your way.

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Upward Stars 704: A Well-Oiled Machine

After an extensive down-period, the past month has been full of excitement and opportunities for kids to prove themselves to college coaches. While the recruiting process differs greatly from that of a normal summer, everyone has done their part to make the best of this unique situation. Naturally, high-profile programs haven’t suffered as much as most grassroots programs but offers are still...

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2023 Blue Cain earns SEC offer; high-majors taking notice

You’ve seen the highlight films on social media and you certainly won’t forget his name; 2023 Blue Cain is already earning some impressive offers and more schools are not far behind. Cain is a big-time slashing guard that has a tremendous athletic ability on the court. He has a natural feel to his game and plays with an aggressive nature on the court.

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HIGHLIGHTS: NCSU commit Terquavion Smith Going at EVERYONE’S HEAD! Phenom Queen City Highlights!

Check out highlights from NC State commit Terquavion Smith from the Queen City Showcase held in Rock Hill, SC. Baby T was playing with Tea Marie 17U under Coach Thomas Carr for the weekend and displayed his shot making ability along with handling some point guard duty. See what the future Wolfpacker has to offer!

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WV Generals 2022 loaded with talent for the next level

At the Phenom Queen City Showcase, several eyes were watching the WV Generals 2022 team. This is a program that has talent at multiple levels and at multiple positions; college coaches should definitely be watching.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Huss HS JJ Moore Flashes POISE Playing Up! 2023 Guard 2-Event Raw Highlights!

Check out highlights from 2023 guard JJ Moore of the Asheville Game Changers. Moore is 5'7" point guard from Hunter Huss HS in Gastonia, NC. He's the back court mate of Robert Dillingham on the Game Changers and they've been giving teams fit in both events. Look for more from Moore this upcoming weekend at the Game Changers will be participating in the Phenom Summer Havoc playing up 16U.

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HIGHLIGHTS: 2022 Elijah Jamison Getting to the Paint AT WILL! Phenom 2-Event Highlights!

Check out highlights from Elijah Jamison, a 6'1" guard that recently announced his transfer to Liberty Heights and reclassification to the class of 2022. Jamison is known as one of the top scorers in North Carolina and is now looking to show colleges he's capable of running the point position. He currently holds offers from the likes of Ole Miss, UNC-W and Winthrop to name a few.

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Player Spotlight: 2022 6’3 Marcus Magness (West Charlotte)

Magness is one to start keeping a look out for on the court, has he produced this past season and is showing it once again this summer. This past season at West Charlotte, Magness helped lead the charge and filling up the stat sheet. He played in 27 games, averaging 14.9 points, 6.6 assists, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Breon Pass Earning HIGH MAJOR Offers After BREAKOUT Weekend! Phenom 2-Event Highlights

Check out highlights from Breon Pass, a 6' guard from Reidsville High School from our last two events in Rock Hill, SC. Pass competed for Tea Marie 17U along side ACC commits Bobby Pettiford and Terquavion Smith to form one of the top AAU trios in the HoopState. After last weeks performance Pass earned offers from Rutgers, Providence, and Georgia Tech. Look for his recruitment to keep gaining traction.

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HIGHLIGHTS: USC commit Jacobi Wright Running Things at Point for Jeff McInnis & Team CLT!

Check out highlights from Jacobi Wright, a 6'2" guard committed to Frank Martin and the USC Gamecocks next season. Wright will be playing his senior season at Legacy Early College out of Greenville, SC along with Team CLT on the AAU circuit. Here are his highlights from the first two Phenom Hoop AAU events.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Daylen Berry Earns 1st POWER 5 Offer after Shooting the LIGHTS OUT at Phenom Challenge!

Check out highlights from Daylen Berry from the last 2 Phenom Hoop events in Rock Hill, SC. Berry is a 6'5" combo guard from Panther Creek High School in Cary, NC. These past two weekends Berry ran with Garner Rd 17U 3SSB and Tea Marie 17U. After showing his ability to shoot from deep and command a team, Berry was offered by St. Johns this weekend. Watch for yourself and decide if Berry is worthy of more Power 5 offers.

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Toby Harris: An Underdog Story

Each year, Phenom Hoops is witness to all types of unforeseen circumstances, whether it comes in the form of player transfers, high school powerhouses emerging, or surprises within recruitment. Right now, all three are happening. There are constant rumors swirling about player movement and reclassifications, but not enough discussions centered on the underrated, deserving prospects that aren’t...

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Player Profile from #PhenomQCShowcase: 2023 6’6 Ashton Troutman (Carolina Stars Elite 2023)

Troutman had himself a weekend in Rock Hill, capturing a few eyes and really giving us a glimpse of his game. In four games at the event, Troutman posted scoring outputs of 22 points, 24 points, 11 points, and 9 points, averaging 16.5 points per game in the 3-day event. He has tremendous early size and did much of his damage around the rim and from the free throw line.

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Keep an eye on 2022 6’5 Damien Robinson (Fayetteville Flash/ Overhills)

Phenom Hoops wants to continue our coverage of a fantastic two weeks in Rock Hill, highlighting some players that caught our attention. A player that we got our first look at back in January in Fayetteville, 2022 6’5 Damien Robinson may be a prospect to start really keeping an eye on.

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HIGHLIGHTS: BJ Freeman LAST SECOND SHOT Lifts Team Eat over Team CLT at Phenom Queen City Showcase!

Check out highlights between Team Charlotte 17U and Team Eat 17U at the Phenon Queen City Showcase held in Rock Hill, SC. This was a back and forth battle between the two teams which featured well over a dozen scholarship level players. 2021 BJ Freeman had the last second and 1 layup to force OT and ultimately win the game in sudden death over Team CLT 17s 68-67. Freeman led Eat with 18 points while Jacobi Wright scored 24 for Team CLT.

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HIGHLIGHTS: TEAM CLT vs GARNER RD 3SSB! Circuit Teams COLLIDE at Phenom Queen City Showcase!

Check out highlights between Team CLT 17U and Garner Rd 3SSB 17U at the Phenom Queen City Showcase! This match-up featured over a dozen scholarship prospects including DMarco Dunn, Lucas Taylor, AJ Smith, Will Felton, Ben Burnham, and Jacobi Wright just to name a few. Team CLT pulled away with the win 81-71. Will Feton finished the game with 21 points while Lucas Taylor chipped in 15. Team CLT was led by Ben Burnham (15) and Trae Benham (18).

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Mint Hill Lakers: The Surprise of Phenom Queen City Showcase?

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled down to Rock Hill, South Carolina for our annual Queen City Showcase. The event was loaded with varying levels of talent across all age groups. While many of the “headline” teams were located in the arena, there were still plenty impressive college-level prospects throughout the entire gym. By the end of night one, the Mint Hill Lakers had already made...

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Nighthawk Foursome Continues Trending Upward

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops kicked off our travel ball season in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There were over 120 teams in attendance, which naturally led to some high-level competition between noteworthy prospects of all ages. While most of the subplots and storylines have been centered around these specific summer programs, this article will offer something different. We will take a closer...

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