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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’6 Keyan Mims

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...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

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...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 4

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...

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Coach K’s SC Top 80 Notes

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...

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SC Top 80 Award Winners

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...

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Bendel’s Best: JMAC Showcase & CP3 Live (Part Three)

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...

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