NEXT LEVEL GIRLS SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’9 Asa White

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 Jaiden Thompson

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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A Closer Look: North Carolina’s Class of 2026

6’6 Cole Cloer (Orange) Between the team’s success and his individual production, it’s easy to see why Cole Cloer is already one of the top players in North Carolina’s Class of 2026. At 6-foot-6, he already has the IQ, size, and skillset to legitimately dominate a game. Cloer is a smooth all-around player who comfortably dictates the offensive action with the ball in his hands,...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’9 Jajuan Nicholls

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’8 Max Frazier

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Tim Hall

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’10 Wyatt Mowery

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Under-The-Radar Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2023

6’8 Beckham Tharpe (North Iredell) It’s probably somewhat difficult to stay under the radar after scoring fifty points as a big man in public school basketball, but many folks are still unaware of Beckham Tharpe. After opting to forego travel ball, the fluid 6-foot-8 post prospect is still clearly enjoying the opportunity to dominate throughout the high school season. Tharpe possesses excellent...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’1 Jake Hart

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Five Juniors Deserving of More Offers

6’9 Clash Peters (Trinity Academy) Given everything he’s showcased over the last twelve months, Clash Peters’ lack of offers really doesn’t make any sense. The appeal of a strong, physical, highly skilled 6-foot-9 power forward should be pretty self-explanatory. Between his feel, vision, interior scoring, and perimeter shooting, Peters brings a dynamic offensive presence to a team. He can...

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Phenom Prospect Spotlight: 2024 Shamel Baker (East Carteret)

2022-23 Stats: Baker continues to build upon a terrific high school career. Coming off a sophomore campaign in which he averaged 23.0ppg, he has continued to find success in leading his team. As a junior, Baker is averaging 24.3ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.7apg, and 2.4spg. What Has Been Said by Phenom: “Baker continues to be a name that pops up event after event with Phenom Hoops.  This is a very young...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’3 Markquan Gilbert

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Freshman Duo Dominating for Undefeated Reidsville

As times have changed, the idea of giving huge minutes to a star freshman has become more and more widely accepted. Veteran pieces are very valuable and important, but seniority doesn’t necessarily override talent. Look at Reidsville and the success they’ve had behind the two youngest players on their roster. Following the legacy left by the Breon Pass is a tall task for anyone, but Dionte Neal...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Teyachta Harris

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 David Peral

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’2 Evan Montanari

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’6 Brock Rose

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’1 James McCreary

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Piedmont Classical vs. Winston-Salem Christian Regional

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Piedmont Classical in Browns Summit, North Carolina, as the Bobcats were set to host Winston-Salem Christian Regional. Both teams entered this contest having played challenging schedules over the last few months, which only added to the excitement and anticipation of their ensuing battle. Piedmont Classical is a tough, rugged team led by a senior-laden...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’6 Jared Davis

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Unsigned Frontcourt Duo Worthy of Increased Attention

Even throughout the many changes and evolutions to the game of basketball, size is such a vital part of having success as a modern team. Whether in the NBA, college, or high school, interior pieces can ultimately dominate a game by simply doing what others cannot. From controlling the glass to blocking/altering shots, having guys patrolling the basket is an obvious advantage (as opposed to not...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’5 Nigel Okwakol

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III,orNAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who...

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Takeaways from Carmel MLK Showcase

Asheville School Full of Intriguing Pieces Given their success over the years, it should come as no surprise to see the Blues rolling out another incredibly exciting squad full of notable college prospects. Although he’s up to a dozen offers, it still feels like Derin Saran is still somewhat underrated by the masses. He continues to make his case as the best true point guard within the current...

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Stock Rising: 2024 6’7 Isaiah Otyaluk (NC GBB)

As the season continues to go on, there are plenty of players that have seemingly elevated their play and have continued to develop their feel, which is why their stock is rising this season.  One player that we have seen quite a few times but caught another viewing of recently was 2024 6’7 Isaiah Otyaluk from NC Good Better Best. When we first viewed him, Otyaluk had that long, slender...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Rashad McCormick

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Intriguing prospect: 2024 7’0 Tito Deng (CBA)

Player: Tito DengClass: 2024School: Carolina Basketball AcademyHeight: 7’0 It is always fun as a scout to come across a player that you have heard about, but have never seen in person.  That happened at the Queen City Classic in Charlotte last weekend, when we had a chance to watch Carolina Basketball Academy.  2024 7’0 Tito Deng is a name that we have seen pop up and have talked...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 TJ Cave

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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Why Darius McGhee Is Worthy of an NBA Opportunity

Photo Courtesy of Liberty University Objectively, no sport goes through more constant change than basketball. The various eras of the game since its foundation clearly highlight the differences in how much things have evolved over time. The addition of the shot clock, three-point line, or alterations to hand-checking mainly fall under the premise of rule changes (though these inserts did...

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Walking His Own Path: Jahreece Lynch

Every few years, North Surry High School seems to have an influx of talented basketball players emerge within their program. Following guys like Carter Phillips and Mason Hawks, Jahreece Lynch is their latest prospect to generate buzz among college coaches. The 6-foot-2 wing has been a notable football talent for quite a while, but still has plenty to offer a basketball program at the next...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 Isaiah Tate

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over a hundred players from North 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...

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