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Who Are Some of North Carolina’s Most Underrated Senior Prospects?

Each year, Phenom Hoops has hundreds upon thousands of prospects come through our doors with varying levels of recruitment. Plenty of guys are highly touted or properly rated, but many more end up severely underrated or well below the radar. It might feel like a common phrase at this point, but when comparing one-to-one, it’s easy to find cracks and seams within the system. So, this article will...

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Hoops and Dreams Showcase Day 1 Standouts and Storylines

The Hoops and Dreams Showcase is one of the best atmospheres of any event held in North Carolina, throughout the basketball calendar. MaxPreps called the Hoops and Dreams Showcase one of the Must-See events of the 2019-20 calendar year, and Day 1 lived up to all of that.

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Evening Standouts at Hoops and Dreams

6’2 ’20 Jajuan Carr (Pender) Regardless of setting, Carr always seems to rise to the occasion and lead by example on both ends of the floor. He’s easily one of the smartest and toughest floor generals across the entire state. Carr handles the ball with poise, creates for himself and others, scores on all three levels with efficiency, and sets the tone extremely well on defense. He rebounds as...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom HS Jamboree

6’5 ’21 Mike Dudley (United Faith) United Faith always possesses a ton of talent, but Dudley might be the most enticing of their current group. He checks so many boxes, from size to shooting to athleticism, and should only continue to get better. Dudley is so smooth that he’s able to actively toggle between being a primary offensive option and scoring as needed. He could really take off this...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — The Fayetteville Swing

Yesterday we took the drive down 95 to hit up Fayetteville, NC, always a hotbed for talent, that you can most of the time find under the radar. On this day, we made stops at Freedom Christian and Northwood Temple. It was an interesting day, both teams have entirely revamped rosters, filled with new kids. Northwood Temple built their roster with local Fayetteville kids while Freedom has a slew of...

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Jamie’s Upside Picks (The Future is Bright) — Hoops and Dreams Showcase

7’ 2020 Jeriah Coleman Great Bridge Christian (Norfolk, VA) Coleman walks onto the floor with a great frame. He is a very fluid athlete who has great hands and natural timing. He was able to knock down his free throws and transition effortlessly from defense to offense. Coleman is new to Virginia, transferring down from Alaska this summer. So he is new to the radar and conversation, however he...

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Late Friday/Early Saturday Storylines From #HoopsDreams910

JD Johnson has Cape Fear Christian Rolling at the Start of his First Season There JD Johnson took over the reigns from Dwight Miller at Cape Fear Christian Academy before the start of the season and he has them playing at an extraordinarily high level to start the season.  The backcourt of EJ Bethea and Riley Adams are in total control, complimenting one another’s games very well, playing...

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Phenom’s 3G Showcase — Breakout Performers

Over the weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Fayetteville to host our Give God Glory Showcase, which was full of talent and intriguing long-term prospects. Here, we will look at some of the biggest breakout performers from the event, across all age groups.   5’10 ’20 Wesley Case (Flight 22 Robinson) There were many guard prospects that raised their stock over the weekend, but none more than Wesley...

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