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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Kelvin Mills #2: 4’7 ’27 Bobby Montgomery (Charlotte) Starting things off, we look at a player that already knows how to impact the game despite being one of the youngest and smallest prospects on display, Bobby Montgomery. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with great ball-handling skills and quality three-level scoring prowess. Montgomery plays hard and makes intelligent...

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The Game Fans Want to See

The Game Fans Want to See Last year, Moravian Prep was virtually a name not often mentioned as one of the top teams in the state. Coach Antonio Lowe became the head coach of the Moravian Prep National team and he quickly began to assemble talent. He brought in Caleb Burgess, Javarzia Belton, Omarion Jay, and the biggest prospect of all, Josh Hall. After attending open gym in August of 2018, we...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Irvin Turner  #3: 4’7 ’27 Jasiye Simmons (Statesville) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to work hard each time out, Jasiye Simmons. He’s a young, quick, wiry guard prospect with solid touch and the ability to work within the flow of a team on both ends of the floor. Simmons runs the floor hard in transition and finishes well with his left hand...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: David Kaplan  #4: 5’2 ’25 Samuel Thomas (Wendell) Starting things off, we look at a player that played much bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor, Samuel Thomas. He’s a strong, fairly skilled guard prospect that can create for himself or others and score efficiently from all three levels. Thomas rebounds extremely well and defends with purpose at all...

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8 Storylines heading into the Phenom Gate City Classic (Nov. 22-23)

Here are the storylines heading into the weekend in Greensboro for the Phenom Gate City Classic. Check out what you should be looking forward to!

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Kevin Dawkins #31: 5’9 ’23 Colin Fayed (Gaston Day) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to run a team very effectively, especially for his age, Colin Fayed. He’s a young, wiry point guard prospect with polish and a high IQ on both sides of the ball. Fayed is a great creator that plays bigger than his size would imply on defense and on the glass. He knows how to...

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Independence vs. North Mecklenburg “Final Thoughts and Takeaways”

Final Thoughts and Takeaways Phenom Hoops travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover the key NCHSAA 4A matchup between two of the storied programs in the state. North Mecklenburg game into the contest with the general consensus at being one of the premier teams in the state this season at the public-school level. They are loaded with talent and feature 6’3 shooting guard Tristan Maxwell...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Ryan Bernardi  #35: 5’9 ’23 Hanif Omar (Jordan) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game quite well despite being among the youngest and smallest prospects on this team, Hanif Omar. He’s a smart, high-motor guard prospect with excellent quickness and phenomenal ability as a three-point shooter. Omar was able to run the team or operate without the...

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Baseline Report: North Meck takes down Independence in big-time opener

In what was the best game in NC to start the season off, Phenom Hoops sat baseline as North Meck and Independence battled it out as two top teams in the state.

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Aaron Hogner #28: 5’8 ’23 Seth Foster (High Point Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a pretty nice two-way impact within the flow of the team, Seth Foster. He’s a wiry, high-motor point guard prospect that does a little bit of everything on the court. Foster is a quality shooter from midrange but even better from beyond arc. He gives great effort on both...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Antonio Threadgill #27: 5’8 ’22 Quentin Rice (Freedom) Starting things off, we look at a player that already knows how to run a team with poise and maturity, Quentin Rice. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with toughness, sharp vision, and the ability to play bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor. Rice offers a strong balance between defense, playmaking,...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Mason Padgett #25: 5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Eastern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that was arguably the most poised and effective floor general in attendance, Kadyn Dawkins. He’s a smart, crafty, heady point guard prospect with sharp vision, tight ball-handling, and three-level scoring ability. Dawkins gets everyone involved in the action and knows how to truly...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons #23: 5’10 ’21 Isaiah Escobar (The Burlington School) Starting things off, we look at a player that continually stands out with his motor and scoring ability, Isaiah Escobar. He’s a smart, scrappy, high-motor guard prospect with quickness and nice perimeter shooting. Escobar defends quite well, especially for his size, and forces turnovers at a quality rate. Next in his...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Kelvin Reid #16: 5’6 ’23 Connor Howell (Northern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game quite well despite being the youngest and smallest prospect on this team, Connor Howell. He’s a heady, scrappy point guard prospect with nice ball skills, able to consistently create and make passes to open teammates. Howell is a pretty useful shooter,...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell #13: 5’5 ’23 Angelo Alexander (Charlotte) Starting things off, we look at a player that made an excellent impact, especially to be the smallest prospect on this team, Angelo Alexander. He’s a smart, heady point guard prospect that knows how to consistently set up the offense and get his teammates involved. Alexander is a pest defensively, given his quickness and...

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