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POB’s Eye Catchers from Coach Rick’s TOC (Day 2, Part 2)

2022 AJ Cook (CC Elite): Now playing this weekend with CC Elite Jacob-Fisher, it certainly gave an opportunity for Cook to shine even more with his shooting ability and that he did on Day 2, eventually going for 32 big points to lead his team to a win.  Cook doesn’t need much room to get his shot and makes quick, decisive decisions in his game.  Cook though can be a game-changer for a...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Stay Positive

6’5 ’23 Trey Barbee (Strong Center) Despite Strong Center’s extremely balanced two-way approach, Barbee consistently found ways to emerge as a leader for this group. He possesses nice size and displays a fairly versatile offensive game with the ability to make plays with or without the ball in his hands. Barbee applies constant pressure in the midrange, but also attacks the basket and positions...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Queen City Showcase (Day 1)

2023 Joseph Bachman (Garner Road Davis 16u): Bachman quickly caught our eyes with his activity level on both ends. Always seems to be moving, running the floor in transition, and makes the smart/right play on the court.  Really liked his quick decision making down low, finishing well around the rim. 2023 Jordan Durham (Garner Road Davis 16u): Durham continues to progress in his development...

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Wayne Country Day vs Greenfield

The stage was set for the NCISAA Coastal Plain Conference Championship. Wayne Country Day (20-2) hosted Greenfield (11-4) for the conference title on Friday night in Goldsboro. It’s never easy to beat a team three times in a single season. So you knew it was going to be a battle all night. Columbia signee, Jaden Cooper started the game off with a drive and a basket. Wayne Country Day...

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Greenfield School vs Wilson Prep

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops travelled to Wilson, North Carolina to watch the rematch between Greenfield School and Wilson Preparatory Academy. On Thursday, Greenfield won at home 62-61 in their first meeting. That was Wilson Prep’s first game of the season. Two days later, the return game was held at Wilson Prep. In a high scoring first quarter, Aaron Murphy and Tychaun Clay led the way for...

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Phenom Game Report: Freedom Christian Academy vs. Greenfield (Recap/Standouts)

Jalen Higgins Phenom Hoops tuned in on Tuesday night, as Freedom Christian Academy traveled to Greenfield for a big-time showdown. Two teams that have a lot of intriguing talent, took the court for an interesting matchup. Greenfield started out strong behind the play of Aaron Murphy, getting out to an early lead by the three-ball was key for Freedom, as they found success from behind the arc to...

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Reviewing the Tape: Greenfield (vs. Central Alamance Prep) (Standouts)

Phenom Hoops went back to review the tape of Greenfield, as they took on Central Alamance Prep. It was a chance to watch a program that has an intriguing blend of talent. Greenfield took charge early in the action and this game was never really in doubt, with Greenfield moving to 2-0 with an 88-40 win at home.

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A chance to watch the future at Queen City Showcase: Garner Road 3SSB 16u

Rock Hill will be loaded with talent and Phenom Hoops wants to not only get everyone ready for an exciting event but also make sure we provide exposure for teams and players all throughout. We start previewing teams and players that coaches and fans will want to check out at the event.

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Is Aaron Murphy Poised for a Breakout Season?

Each year in North Carolina, there are numerous prospects that exceed expectations and (typically) alter the general perception surrounding them. This usually applies to those who have changed location, rapidly developed, or find themselves a newfound role/situation. In just looking at the three most recent high school classes (2018, 2019, and 2020), we’ve seen the likes of Hunter Tyson, Nate...

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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-State Team (Class of 2022)

It was a spectacular year no matter how you look at it. Players really made a name for themselves and had an impressive season on the court, producing on so many levels. Phenom Hoops brings you their All-State teams for the 2022 class. A huge congrats to all players and teams this season.

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #50: 5’8 ’22 Malik Wensman (Cary, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an intriguing array of skills and solid basketball foundation, Malik Wensman. He’s a young guard prospect with a great feel for the game and the ability to score or make plays for others. Wensman handles the ball well and was able to penetrate past defenders fairly...

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