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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...read more
INTERVIEW: 2022 Aaron Murphy Talks Transition from HS Ball to AAU Season + Showing More of HIS Game!
Tyler Lewis with Phenom Hoops sits down with 2022 Aaron Murphy from Greenfield and Garner Road to discuss more about his game, his transition from high school ball to AAU ball, and much more. A must-see interview and make sure to subscribe to the Phenom Hoops YouTube page.read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
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.read more
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...read more
The Rampants finished their season with a 23-4 overall record, starting the season 12-0, and finishing 10-2 in conference play. One of the biggest contributors for head coach James Rankins was 2022 6’3 guard Aaron Murphy.read more
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.read more
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...read more