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Top 2021 North Carolina prospects going to be hot targets for college programs around the country

It certainly has been a weird year all throughout the college basketball landscape, whether it has been with the transfer portal or in the recruiting world.  In North Carolina though, it will certainly be interesting in the 2021 class as some of the top players have recently announced they would be reopening their recruitment. 2021 7’0 Jonas Aidoo, ranked as the top player in the class by...

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Gillespie’s Thoughts: Day 1 at the Spring Tip-Off Classic

‘ By: Chick Gillespie With the High School season coming to a close I was able to finally make it down to the Rock Hill Sports & Events Center for a Phenom Hoops Event and with several different divisions being played I was awash in talent to evaluate and I took advantage over the three days to check out the Hoop State Championships featuring some of the best prep programs in the...

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8th Grader Eli Ellis EXPLODES in Final 4: Liberty Heights vs Moravian Prep #HoopStateChampionship​

Now fans got a chance to watch the action with the Phenom HoopState, as Liberty Heights and Moravian Prep meet again. Liberty defeated Moravian earlier in the season and Moravian handed Liberty one of their two losses just recently… now, they met up for a chance to compete for a championship.

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Phenom HoopState Championship: Liberty Heights vs. Moravian Prep

Now fans got a chance to watch the action with the Phenom HoopState, as Liberty Heights and Moravian Prep meet again. Liberty defeated Moravian earlier in the season and Moravian handed Liberty one of their two losses just recently… now, they meet for a chance to compete for a championship.  Moravian Prep came out strong in this one with the early lead but Liberty Heights came back to...

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POB’s Eye Catchers (Day 1, HoopState Championship) Part 3

2022 Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights): The growth that Jamison has made in showing that he can be a complete point guard.  He continues to do an impressive job in staying aggressive and getting into the paint but also scoring the ball with good, high quality shots.  Plays incredibly strong with the ball and finishes well with his body. 2021 Isaac Farah (Liberty Heights): Really do...

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Phenom Game Report: Liberty Heights vs. The Burlington School

Second big matchup on the boy’s side, Liberty Heights and The Burlington School matched up for the first time this season in Rock Hill.  It brought a ton of big-time talent to the court and both teams were hoping to make a statement tonight.  Liberty Heights had the height advantage and they looked to attack with it early, while PJ Edwards got off to an impressive start with his shot-making. ...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison VS Demar Anderson x Simpkins Twins at Phenom MLK Showcase!

Two of the top teams in the state matched up at the Phenom MLK Showcase, as Liberty Heights and Victory Christian battled it out. Loaded with talent on both sides, this was a highly-anticipated showdown and you can check out all the highlights.

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Phenom Game Report: Word of God vs. Liberty Heights (Recap/ Standouts)

It was for sure the game of the night with North Carolina teams and it could all be seen on the Hoop State Network.  Word of God and Liberty Heights, the top two teams by Phenom Hoops, matched up in Rock Hill and these teams brought it!  Back and forth we went throughout the first quarter, with Elijah Jamison leading the charge for Liberty Heights, scoring and facilitating. Word of God...

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Phenom MLK Showcase: What to Watch (Part 1)

Phenom Hoops is bringing fans from around the region one of the top high school basketball events over the MLK weekend, as some of the top talent will be under one building. The storylines for some of these games are easy to see and don't need much introduction, but we are going to dive into a few things you will want to watch to get you excited about the event in Rock Hill.

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INTERVIEW: 2021 Jonas Aidoo COMMITS to MARQUETTE University + a LOOK BACK at the AAU Season!

Phenom Hoops sits down with 7' Jonas Aidoo who recently committed to Marquette University. Aidoo shot up the rankings this summer and into the Top 100; showing shot blocking abilities paired with range out to the 3 PT line. He's finishing his senior year at Liberty Heights and talks to us about why he committed to the Golden Eagles and how they'll play him.

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The Bash – Friday Night Standouts

Game 1Winston-Salem Christian 57Liberty Heights 55 Quante Berry             6’4       2022    (Winston-Salem Christian) Quante Berry was really good in last night’s win over Liberty Heights. Coming into the season, one would say he was better at the shooting guard position...

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Commitment Alert: 2021 Jonas Aidoo announces commitment to Marquette

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Jonas AidooClass: 2021Committed to: Marquette Phenom Hoops Breakdown: What...

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Game Report: Liberty Heights vs The Burlington School

Last night, Phenom Hoops tuned in online for the Liberty Heights versus The Burlington School game. The game featured two very talented teams and two coaches who do an extremely good job with their programs. The game started off as one would expect. Kuluel Mading knocked down a three-pointer to put TBS on the board first. Then Jonas Aidoo answered on the other end for Liberty Heights with an...

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T-Lew’s Takeaways

Top Leaders  Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights) – Strong / physical guard. He has done a tremendous job leading the way for Coach Wright and Liberty Heights. He has shown the ability to really lead a team. The guard is extremely explosive and I have yet to see anyone keep him out the lane.   Jamarii Thomas (The Burlington School) – It is amazing to me that no Division 1 school has...

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DeAjai’s Weekend Standouts from #PhenomTipOffClassic

By: DeAjai Dawkins BJ Freeman (Moravian Prep National) BJ Freeman has slowly but surely solidified himself as one of my favorite scoring guards in the entire state. Anyone that knows me from a basketball perspective should be able to tell you that I am a fan of “big guards”, as their powerful frames usually give them an automatic advantage at the rim. Freeman is gifted with a naturally sturdy...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Liberty Heights

Coach Mike Wright and his staff have consistently fielded some of NC’s most competitive teams in recent years at Liberty Heights and this year’s team might be his best yet. Liberty Heights has set a standard when it comes to success on the court and the recruiting trail so it comes to no surprise that they were able to load up on talent once again as they feature some of The...

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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-Defense teams

There were several players could make a case for the Phenom Hoops' All-Defensive Team, but here are the players that made our list. Check out the first, second, and third-team all-defense teams below.

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WFU’s Jaylon Gibson vs 7′ Jonas Aidoo; BIG MAN BATTLE at 2020 City of Oaks Classic!

Check out highlights between Grace Christian and Voyager Academy at the 2020 City of Oaks Classic presented by Phenom Hoops. This game saw a big man battle between Wake Forest commit Jaylon Gibson and Voyager's Jonas Aidoo. Aidoo is a rising big man who's looking to put his stamp on how good he can truly be. Check his highlights as he took on his BEST match up yet this season.

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Player Standouts at Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic

6’0 ’21 Jamarii Thomas (Piedmont Classical) Although the newest addition to this roster, it’s easy to see that Thomas is a large part of the heart and soul for this Piedmont Classical squad. His quickness, toughness, and rugged mentality are evident on every possession. Thomas gets downhill whenever he desires and possesses a certain tenacity and ferocity that separates him from other similar...

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The Storylines are why we Can’t Miss the 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic!!

Phenom's 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic will take place THIS Saturday (January 11) at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Here are the storylines that matter to the fans, the media, the teams and the coaches alike.

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: James Wilhelmi   #7: 5’6 ’23 Thomas Stafford (Page) Starting things off, we look at a player that already possesses a quality array of two-way skills, Thomas Stafford. He’s a young point guard prospect that can pass, handle, and shoot, all at a reliable rate. Stafford offers a steady presence on both ends of the floor and understands how to operate within the flow of the...

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