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Prospect Talk: Jaden House

Twitter: @jhondo_ Instagram: @yooohouse   Anyone who’s followed my work with Phenom Hoops for the past year has more than likely noticed this particular motto I like to reiterate for high school players listening: Don’t become too content with yourself. This goes for all hoopers, whether they find success early on in their careers or not. Personally, I’ve always deemed the best players as...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Rick Lewis   #61: 5’0 ’25 Jamari Edwards (Princess Anne) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed and impacted the game quite well despite being among the youngest in attendance, Jamari Edwards. He’s a smart, wiry, high-motor guard with a tight handle and quality playmaking instincts. Edwards is a phenomenal defender with great quickness and the ability to force...

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#VaPhenom150: Miles Magical Five (Late Slate)

#119 6’7 2022 Tyler Nickel: Massanutten Nickel is one of the more intriguing long term prospects in attendance today. He has legitimate explosion off of 1 or 2 feet and a perimeter skillset that makes your jaw drop. He’s a confident 3 level scorer, capable of posting up, attacking from the wing, or spotting up from deep for a catch and shoot 3. As he continues to learn how to apply...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp (9/28/19); K-Rob’s Second Half Standouts

To be completely honest with you all, I’ve probably looked forward to this weekend more than any other one since the summer concluded. Our entire Phenom Hoops has finally made the trip here in my home state for the 2019 ‘Virginia Phenom 150 Camp.’ I haven’t seen the crew since May so it feels great having them all at the ‘U-Turn Sports Complex’ (Richmond, VA) for what should be a commonly...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Virginia Phenom 150 (Part I)

It was a great trip to Virginia once again, getting a chance to see an array of talent from around the state.  Several of these names will be ones you will hear about in the coming years but they caught our eyes in Richmond. Here are some of the standouts from the Virginia Phenom 150. — 2022 6’5 Justin Taylor Taylor came in as a must-see prospect and he showed why early and often.  Playing...

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2019 Phenom Hoops High School Open Gym Tour: Middleburg Academy

Middleburg Academy (Middleburg, VA) Classification: Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division II 2018-19 overall record: 17-8 Colleges in Attendance: University of Delaware, Richmond, Liberty, Howard, and Virginia State.     Ok, from what I’ve deemed thus far, basketball folks are in for a treat this year if they come across VISAA private school competition....

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: District WAWG 16u (3/30/19)

Twitter: @UAADistrictWAWG Instagram: @uaadistrictwawg   A new face in the Under Armour Association (UAA) circuit, I definitely recommend folks to get familiar with the District WAWG program, if they have not already. Director Stefan Welsh, a former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball standout and current head varsity coach of Woodside High School (Newport News, VA), has put in the work to...

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Henrico HS @ Glen Allen HS; (1/9/19)

  Last night, I found myself in Glen Allen, VA, ready to get a first-look at two 804 varsity programs: Henrico and Glen Allen High School. Henrico has started the season off in exceptional fashion, having been 11-1 prior to Wednesday night’s matchup. The Warriors kept their winning streak alive, now bumping it to six games, after maintaining a focus for all 32 minutes in going against the...

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