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Special K’s Hoops Take: Week 1 Icon Cuts Fall League

As we prepare for the coming high school season, fall leagues across the east coast have begun! This weekend, I pulled up to the Icon Cuts Fall League sponsored by H3 Grind and Savage Academy in Florence, SC. Week 1 of this fall league was full of known and unknown talent. Here are the six players that I thought really performed very well.

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Spring Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Marc Raye #15: 5’6 ’24 Bryan Boston (Florence) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed a willingness to do whatever possible to provide his team with an edge, Bryan Boston. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect that made his presence felt nicely as a spot-up threat and off-ball cutter. Boston did a quality job of finding seams within the defense and capitalizing from the...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Brandon Gaither   #16: 5’11 ’22 LaDarian McCree (Lancaster) Starting things off, we look at a player that is quietly among the better two-way guards in his class, LaDarian McCree. He’s a smart, high-motor guard prospect with a tight handle and the ability to touch the paint at a consistently strong rate. McCree can play either backcourt position and offers a terrific blend...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Raye   #1:4’10 ’24 Zehren Hilton (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that continues to emerge as an impact performer, regardless of surrounding talent, Zehren Hilton. He’s a young, somewhat undersized guard prospect that is capable of playing with or without the ball and finding success. Hilton is able to score on all three levels despite his lack of size...

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Phenom Queen City Middle School Showcase Recap: Player Standouts 14U

Phenom Hoop Report was on deck all day to check out the next young, upcoming talent from around the area this weekend at the Queen City Middle School Showcase.  The players didn’t disappoint at all, as players and teams displayed some intriguing talent that will be names national scouts are talking about in the upcoming years.  Our scouts wanted to recap an amazing, loaded event with names...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase

WNC Warriors: 6’0 ’23 Zack Meyers- The wing prospect possesses an abundance of two-way tools and utilizes them regularly. He’s strong, active, and has quite a dynamic offensive skillset, able to reliably take over and burden the scoring load whenever needed. Meyers has an excellent feel for the game and understands how to get downhill and attack the rim, but is also capable of spotting-up along...

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