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Super Sophomores: Start recognizing these forwards in the Class of 2025

2025 Andrews Grimes (Clayton): In all honesty, we aren’t surprised at all that schools are coming his way early on… we wrote about it nearly a year ago to watch out for Grimes (Click Here). The sophomore forward flourished then and is flourishing this season, averaging an impressive 16.4ppg and nearly seven rebounds. Grimes has a fluid feel, understands how to operate in the post, has nice touch...

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Due to Open Eyes in the Triad

Dominic Payne By: Ethan Reece The Triad area is no stranger to big-time talent on the hardwood. But due to the abundance of noteworthy prospects to keep track of, there are always some guys that tend to fly under the radar. Here we’ll take a look at a few guys that I think will be big contributors to the success of their high school teams this upcoming season and make a name for themselves as...

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Reece’s Standouts: Phenom March Madness (Day 1: Part 2)

by: Ethan Reece2025 Jack Sullivan (Carolina Riptide)You don’t see many guys in this age, especially AAU, that can impact the game so much without being a scorer. But Jack fills so many other roles for this team and shows no concern with anything except winning. He’s a tough gritty defender who plays with a high motor on every possession, irritating opponents. Their team is so evenly balanced as...

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Player Standouts from Day 2 of Phenom Summer Showcase

by: Ethan Reece 2025 Jackson Powers (Pro Skills Cassada)Big man Jackson impressed with his postwork, he squared up and took his time to make the move he wanted. A natural rebounder, Jackson found the ball countless times for putbacks and finished efficiently inside with his soft hands and touch. Big man also showed he could spot up and make the outside shot from the elbow or top of the key 2025...

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Player Standouts: Phenom MDC (Day 2, Afternoon)

By: Heath Gulledge 2024 6’1 Patrick Penosky (Big Shots Elite) Penosky is a knockdown shooter. He’s got a quick release and isn’t afraid to let it fly. He knows the difference between a good shot and a great shot and has taken great shots all day long. Whether it’s spot up three’s or on the move, Penosky comes ready to fire. With a quick release, he sets his feet on the catch and knocks it...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Challenge (Day 2)

2025 Jackson Powers (PSB Cassada): Powers has had a strong performance all weekend long, as the 6’4 big man has carved out space, moved well without the ball, and really been aggressive on the boards on both sides.  Powers shows nice touch and hands for his size, as he softly gets the ball on the rim and finishes regularly. 2024 Bobby Hardison (Carolina Riptide); Hardison may have been one...

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Phenom 150 Session II Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Jeff Bendel #69: 5’9 ’24 Antoine Jones Jr. (Atkins) Starting things off, we look at a player that consistently stood out through his ability to carry the offense, Antoine Jones Jr. He’s a quick, crafty, extremely confident guard prospect with the necessary skill and instincts to reliably generate (and convert) from all over the floor. Jones has no issue creating clean looks...

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