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On Friday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Ben L. Smith in the heart of Greensboro, North Carolina as the Golden Eagles prepared to host the Cowboys of Southwest Guilford. Smith had already asserted themselves as one of the best teams in the triad and within the state while Southwest dealt with and battled some tough adversity in the early season, so this certainly made for an intriguing matchup. The...read more
The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...read more
Over six years ago, Josh Level tragically passed away on the basketball court when his heart stopped from a viral infection. Since then, the folks within the Josh Level Classic and SmileForJosh Foundation have done a valiant job to keep his memory alive while raising money for a truly great cause. This game seems to grow tremendously each year and is now arguably set to have the most talented...read more
Team Felton Got ALL the JUICE at #PhenomStayPositive!! Jalen Cone Silas Mason Ricky Council & MORE!!
Team Felton is one of the premier programs in North Carolina ... Raymond Felton's program is a prominent team on the Under Armour Circuit putting numerous players D1 every year.read more
On the latest release of the remastered podcast Live With Brandon Blakney, Brandon discussed an array of topics happening throughout the hoops world. Is Southwest Guilford the best in 3A? The Piedmont Triad 3A conference has been FULL of talent since its formation several years ago, this season is no different as Southwest Guilford looks like the best public school in the state. They’re blowing...read more
On Friday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Southwest Guilford High School to see the Cowboys host the Golden Eagles of Ben L. Smith High School. This was their second meeting of the season and Southwest had something to prove, as they narrowly outlasted Smith earlier this month. However, home-court advantage is a real thing with the Cowboys, as they typically have one of the better atmospheres in...read more
Scroll to the Bottom to Watch the RAW Highlights from Each Team!! SW Guilford vs. Ben L. Smith Game Recap and Storylines Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Ben L. Smith High School to cover the marquee matchup between undefeated SW Guilford (11-0) and Ben L. Smith (8-5) both of the NCHSAA Piedmont 3A conference. It was a competitive game as SW Guilford took a narrow 33-30 lead going into halftime....read more
Coach Rick’s Hoops and Dreams Observations: Day 2 Action The Second Annual Hoops and Dreams Showcase had 22 teams and 11 games on the second and final day of action at Methodist University. The Hoops and Dreams Showcase is a joint venture between Lucas Moore Reality (Fayetteville) and Phenom Hoop Report. There was plenty of high level action from the teams and the players. Now, let’s...read more
With an abundance of talent throughout the state of North Carolina it’s hard sometimes to keep track of all the prospects. Teams lose players to graduation and transfers, in retrospect other players find themselves in different situations. Young guys will be expected to grow up a year older now, and some role players will be counted on to step into leadership positions. With the stage set...read more
Public School Preseason All Guilford County 1st Team Basketball has been good to Guilford County over the last couple years the kids from the area have gone on to play college basketball at every level. In this 3 part series we will dive in with some of the top players in Guilford County. 6’1 2019 Keyshaun Langley (Southwest Guilford High School) Langley the point guard is...read more
We at Phenom Hoop Report released our updated August rankings of the North Carolina 2020 class. https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/rankings/2020-north-carolina-rankings/ and earlier we published our North Carolina Dream Team which consisted of the top five players in the class. https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/2018/08/17/coach-rick-north-carolina-2020-dream-team/ The North Carolina 2020 is so deep...read more
Phenom Hoop Report finished its final high school team camp jamboree at Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Again, we had an abundance of talented teams, high level coaches and collegiate prospects at every level. All the games were live streamed via Baller TV and a lot of questions going into the 2018-19 season was answered. Below is my All Tournament list based upon...read more
Session 3 wrapped up our Phenom’s Summer Jam Series of June team camps. We had teams from around the region (North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia) step up and compete and it was a great opportunity. Some kids stepped up, and some showed out. Many did what we knew they could and some teams really played above and beyond. It was a great month. All three events SOLD OUT and here are the top...read more
The final #PhenomSummerJam of the summer is over at Ben L Smith all day today and this group might feature the most top to bottom talent of any team camp we’ve had in the past week. Multiple high major prospects are in the gym today dueling it out with their high school squads before they had back to their respective AAU teams in the July Live Period. Let’s take a look at some of...read more