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At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over fifty players from South Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...read more
Here are some unsigned seniors who are off the beaten path, in South Carolina that scholarship schools (D1s and D2s) should be looking at.read more
Team 7 Coach: Yusef English #4: 5’9 ’22 Edward “Brice” Cohen (Blythewood) Starting things off, we look at a player that proved to be an excellent two-way floor general throughout camp, Edward “Brice” Cohen. He’s an extremely smart, unselfish point guard prospect with a very well-rounded approach on both ends of the floor. Cohen is a knockdown perimeter shooter, both from midrange and...read more
South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations Team 4 Coach: Kenneth Hunter #4: 5’9 ’21 AJ Thompson (Rock Hill, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and natural ability to run a team, AJ Thompson. He’s a sharp-minded point guard with an excellent IQ and overall feel for the game, which allows him to frequently manipulate opposing defenses and make plays within...read more
No. 102 6’6 2021 Keyan Mims Keyan is one of the most gifted athletes we have seen come out of South Carolina since Jalek Felton. His explosiveness is at the very highest level and he loves to display his incredible bounce in both transition and the half-court. He catches lobs, throws back tip-dunks, and can literally go over-top of a defender. No.118 6’10 2019 Cooper Fowler Fowler’s...read more
The 4th Annual SC Top 80 took place at the beautiful gymnasium of Lexington High School. To put it simply, the state of South Carolina has a deep and loaded list of collegiate level prospects. Known for being a “football” state, the state of South Carolina is quickly changing its reputation and becoming a hotbed for talent. The 4th Annual SC Top 80 showcased the top players in the...read more
6’6 ’19 Jace McKenney (WBC Elite) The development process can be a long, grueling road for some players, but Jace McKenney has rapidly transformed into a quality prospect over the last year. It doesn’t seem that long ago when McKenney couldn’t shoot in the slightest, but now he’s hitting five or six three-pointers in any given contest. He has continued to expand his ability to create off the...read more