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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Breakouts — They Did What We Thought They Would

5’11 Unsigned Senior Mikey Dukes First Baptist (Charleston, SC) VCU came in earlier in the week to watch Dukes, and loved him. This comes as no surprise as Dukes is good enough to garner early playing time at a VCU. It is a wonder why he doesn’t already carry 15-20 D1 offers. He is the best available point guard in the Carolinas right now, and (Josiah James aside) he may be the best...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom’s Capital City Jam

5’11 ’19 Mikey Dukes (First Baptist) There were a lot of talented performers throughout the day, but Mikey Dukes’ showing to open the event was truly unbelievable. At a strong, sturdy 5-foot-11, Dukes is a special athlete that can impose his will against any point guard. That being said, he also has a terrific basketball sense and exceptional overall feel for the game, which is what should vault...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

Moravian Prep: 6’8 ’20 Josh Hall The newly reclassified combo-forward continues to cause matchup problems for most opponents, given his combination of size and three-level scoring ability. In this showing, Hall immediately opened the game with an effortless scoring display—going four for four from beyond the arc while still applying pressure as a penetrator. He’s a capable defender that plays...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

First Baptist: 5’11 ’19 Mikey Dukes The first game of the day was filled with excitement, thanks in large part to Mikey Dukes and his phenomenal two-way showing. He’s arguably the most athletic sub-six-foot player in the entire Southeast region, especially when considering his muscular frame. Dukes is blindingly quick and possesses unbelievable end-to-end speed, which he often uses to set up...

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The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches will take place at Ben Lippen School on Saturday, December 15   Columbia, SC – Ben Lippen School will hold host to the 2nd Annual Phenom’s Capital City Jam, set to take place this Saturday, December 15. The event is set to host eight of the premier teams from...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Features Numerous Unsigned Seniors Primed for D1 Scholarships

The early signing period has come and the college coaches recruiting boards have reshuffled. They are out on the prowl looking for players who are still available to fill their roster spots. This cycle has seen many players slip through the cracks, high level prospects who, for whatever reason, aren’t getting the love they should. The great things about Phenom’s Capital City Jam is a...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature a 4-Star Superstar’s Homecoming

Juwan Gary transferring out of Columbia to play his senior year at Liberty Heights Academy in Charlotte, NC has been well documented to this point. But what has come of that transfer is an already superstar prospect, the 6’6″ wing is already committed to Alabama, is a major leap in his efficiency and game management. Gary has always been a competitor, this summer he led his Team...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature The Best Prospect in SC Who No One Knows … YET

It was a good summer for Lakewood junior Quentin Hodge. He ran with the 16u version of Team South Carolina (the same program Nick Claxton and Ja Morant played with) and really expanded his game. Along the process he picked up his first two offers, Florida Gulf Coast and Mercer. Last season, his sophomore year, the 6’5” wing averaged 13.7 points, 6 boards and 4.2 blocks per game. Yes, you read...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature a Cousin Duo of SCs Top Freshman Point Guard and an Unknown Superstar

There is talent all over the state of South Carolina, this is becoming a known fact. Looking toward the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, two South Carolina prospects (Zion Williamson and Ja Morant) are slated to be drafted among the Top 10. Keeping pace with the great part about South Carolina basketball is that the talent pops up all over the place. Williamson came from Spartanburg Day School, a 2A...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature South Carolina’s Top 2-Sport Prospect

It is no surprise that senior Mikey Dukes of First Baptist puts up stats. No matter the sport, not matter the ball, Dukes is just built differently from most, be it his physical stature, his quick twitch and vertical explosion or his competitive nature, but a ball in Dukes’ hands and he’s going to do something you’ve never seen before. Just this season, on the football field for First Baptist (a...

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ANNOUNCING: Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam

Media Contacts: Rick Lewis (rick@www.phenomhoopreport.com), Jamie Shaw (jamie@www.phenomhoopreport.com) For Immediate Release Columbia, SC (December 15) – Phenom Hoop Report and Ben Lippen School are partnering for the 2nd Annual Phenom’s Capital City Showcase. This event’s showcases some of the top talent, and best teams, from around the region as they compete in four games on December 15 at...

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