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Commitment Alert: Wingate earns commitment from 2023 Jordan Miller

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Jordan MillerClass: 2023Committed to: Wingate What Was Said by Phenom Hoops:...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Grassroots TOC

6’1 ’25 Hayes Oxendine (East Carolina Elite) Though we’ve consistently seen his foundation as a lethal shooter, Oxendine showcased a lot of ability as the primary creator and overall leader for this group. He’s a smart decision-maker and understands how to make plays with the ball in his hands. Oxendine is comfortable at setting up others while finding scoring opportunities from all three...

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Player Standouts at Phenom March Madness

6’2 ’24 CJ Vaughn (NC Rise) The emergence of this NC Rise program has already benefitted various players, and Vaughn is certainly included in that group. Between their structure and ability to get up and down, the athletic combo-guard has no issue asserting himself within the action. Vaughn scores the ball from all levels, attacks the basket at a nice rate, and contains his assignment well...

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SC Top 80 Player Breakdown: 2023 Jordan Miller (Dorman)

Player: Jordan MillerClass: 2023Height: 6’0School: Dorman The South Carolina Top 80 really opened some eyes with the talent that was on the court.  There were several new names that jumped out on the court with their play and evaluations will be coming out shortly, but we wanted to continue our coverage of the event as we look at a few players that impressed. We find our second Dorman...

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South Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Jordan Washington #100: 5’7 ’23 My’kel Croker (Lake City) Starting things off, we look at a player who consistently made an impact despite being among the smallest campers on display, My’kel Croker. He’s a quick, heady, smart lead guard prospect with a high motor, unselfish mentality, and the ability to outwork his assignment on either end of the floor. Croker played extremely...

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Player Standouts at SC Top 80

#100- My’kel Croker- While very few players tend to stand out during the drills/stations, Croker definitely stood out amongst the crowd. He’s slightly undersized but plays with incredible energy and constantly communicates on both ends of the floor. Croker approaches every single drill and possession with a visibly unselfish approach. In the games, he stood out as a pesky defender and forced...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from SC Top 80 (Part 1)

2023 Jordan Miller (Dorman): Miller was strong throughout the camp and one can really see that he has taken his game to another level.  The hard work is paying off as Miller showcased terrific IQ and feel for the game. Plays with such a smooth feel and under control, as he doesn’t force much offensively, finds his spots, and displays a confident release from multiple levels. 2025 Robert...

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DeAjai’s Day One Standouts #PhenomChallenge (Part 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’5 2023 Harrison Poole (Go Hard 16U) Harrison Poole had periods in the game I watched him where he was the most active player on the floor, and other sequences where he seemed to slightly blend in. In the sequences in which he shined, Harrison Poole left no doubt in my mind that he could make these next two years of high school very productive. A long, wiry wing that shows...

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Bendel’s Best: Grassroots Tip-Off Classic

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops returned to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for another entertaining event. Although most of the attention centered around Team CP3, Team Teague, and various other noteworthy programs, there was plenty of underrated talent within the building. This article will take a closer look at some personal favorites from the three-day...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Grassroots TOC

6’6 ’23 Stepfon Simmons (Team Magic) It would be impossible for anyone watching this contest to walk away anything other than impressed with Simmons and his seemingly nonstop production on either end of the floor. He’s a long, strong, mobile forward prospect with a high motor and the ability to overwhelm opponents as a rebounder and defensive anchor. Simmons finishes with both hands, moves well...

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Phenom Open Gym: Dorman looking to reload

Phenom Hoops headed down to Dorman high school, a powerhouse program that has brought home titles after titles, and is also coming off their best season in program history! Now, with several of those names now gone to the next level, Dorman looks to reload with the next round of talent, as we dive into what we saw.

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Dawkins’ Stockrisers: Phenom Stay Positive (Day 1)

2023 6’5 Justice Johnson (HYB Raps Extreme) HYB Raps Extreme 15U boasts one of this weekends most consistently dominant big man duos. Justice Johnson and Shymek Jones are both aggressive glass cleaners that are capable of leading their team in scoring. Justice is the shorter of the two and makes up for the 2 inch height different with his authoritative presence in the paint. Whether it’s...

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#PhenomQCMSS Late Afternoon/Evening Standouts: NW School of the Arts

Game Eight: Team Loaded 704 14U (71) Vs Queen City Thunder 14U (61) Team Loaded 704: 5’11 2023 Darius Abraham: 18 Points Abraham is an incredibly advanced scorer for his age, cold blooded in his approach, he makes a killing off the opposition’s defensive lapses, capitalizing on just about every opportunity possible.  He’s a knockdown shooter with excellent mechanics and he should continue to...

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