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Who is North Carolina’s Best Public School Team?
Nothing seems to excite folks more than the weekly debate surrounding which teams fall into the upper echelon of rankings. Whether public, private, or both, everyone has a case to represent their cause. That being said, public school basketball in North Carolina has been as impressive as ever through the first month of the season. Three programs, Farmville Central, Millbrook, and North...read more
Athens Drive Jamboree Recap
Millbrook in State Championship or Bust Mode Having seen them both in the past 5 days, Millbrook and North Meck should be considered the odds on favorites to meet in the 4A state championship game come March. With Millbrook having been in this event, let’s talk on them. Their size is unmatched, but what makes it special is their size’s combination with the ability to move their feet...read more
Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod
The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...read more
Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy (Part Two)
Yesterday, we introduced our “Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy” series, which took a closer look at a variety of deserving prospects. Today’s article will do the same thing, highlighting scholarship-worthy guys that currently do not hold offers. College coaches should certainly take the following prospects seriously, as each of them could become a major contributor at the next level… 6’7...read more
Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — Millbrook High School (Raleigh, NC)
Phenom’s Open Gym Tour Day 1 Millbrook High School (Raleigh, NC) 2017-18: 16-13 2nd Round NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs The Back Court If you know anything about Millbrook basketball over the last 10 years, you know their backcourts are always one of the best in the state. This is an interesting backcourt, they return two starters and then a third player has made major strides this offseason....read more
Jeff Bendel On Sam Hood
Player Profile: 6’8 ’20 Sam Hood (Millbrook & Durham Hurricanes) There are numerous factors that go into a player’s recruitment, but being known is probably the most important. Sometimes it can be difficult for a prospect to get noticed, even if they are playing at a high level and doing everything right. That seems to be the case with Sam Hood, a 6-foot-8 big man who has boosted his stock...read more