NEXT LEVEL GIRLS SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Scholarship-Worthy Players Highlighting Stars Gold 17u Team

It was great to see our old friend back on the court, as the Stars Gold 17u continues to offer players from the state of South Carolina to check out. There are plenty of options, inside and out, that college coaches should take a look at and check out, as this is a program that should continue to prove itself this season. 2025 Reggie Mack2025 Yasir Cromer2025 Shannon Davis2025 Malachi Cooper2025...

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Twin Hoops 16U making waves in Virginia

The Phenom Grassroots TOC brought teams from all over the region, and there were plenty of teams that made a statement. Virginia has always been an interesting area when it comes to travel ball, but a program that seems to be building something special is the Twin Hoops organization, especially with the 16u team.  They were able to walk away as champions, and this should be a team to watch out...

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Phenom Commitment Alert: 2024 Keenan Wilkins commits to Charleston Southern

Each and every time Phenom Hoops 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: Keenan WilkinsClass: 2024Committed to: Charleston Southern What Has Been Said:...

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Kevin’s Players to Know: 4.17.24

By: Kevin Moses William Dillon Twitter: @Will_Dillon35Height: 6’4, 185 Class of 2025 School: Huntley High School, IL Dillon is a solid triple-threat scoring option. He can knock down the three but his greatest strength is attacking off the bounce and finishing at the rim. Crafty and athletic gems can dazzle with some jaw-dropping moves. He has a little spring in his bounce that helps him...

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Updated Grades for the 2023 NBA Rookie Class

(#1) San Antonio Spurs Selection: Victor Wembanyama Original Grade: A+ Updated Grade: A+ After concluding one of the best rookie seasons in NBA history, it’s quite clear that Wembanyama is already becoming a dominant force in the league. At 7-foot-4 with unbelievable length and fluidity, he’s basically an alien who already rebounds and protects the rim at an elite level. He sees the floor...

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Lady Phenom Rising Star: 2030 Myler Colegrove

By: Kevin Moses Myler Colegrove Height: 5’7 Class of 2030School: Belfry Middle School, Pike County, KY Colegrove is a prolific scorer already. She dominates every group she faces on the middle school level even when facing older players. A phenom or girl prodigy who led her middle school team to the county championship in the 6th and 7th grade group and 2nd  place in the 8th-grade group....

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Phenom Grassroots TOC: Team Swish continuing its winning ways

Phenom Hoops continues to highlight teams and players from this past weekend, and a team that we are familiar with over the years had another strong showing. Team Swish is a program that has performed well under the Phenom Hoops landscape, and that didn’t change as they took home a championship.  We learned a little about this year’s team but we are eager to check them out more this season....

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Young Names to Start Tracking: Phenom Grassroots TOC

2026 Bryce Rogers (Triple Threat 2026): Rogers is a new name to look at here in North Carolina. With his 6’6 frame and being part of the Class of 2026, he showed flashes that he could be a target down the road. He has a unique blend of length and athleticism that was to shine inside and out. He is comfortable from multiple levels, stepping out from three but also finishing inside.  Rogers...

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Making a Statement this Summer: Cap City Charlotte

Talk about a team that has been making their presence felt, as Cap City Charlotte has been making an early statement this summer.  This is a team that has clearly put themselves as a team to watch this summer and provides scholarship-worthy prospects.  They have taken on the challenges early on and proven themselves that they mean business.  We break down a few prospects that...

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Walking His Own Path: 1-on-1 with Prince Nwokemodo

Last weekend at our Phenom Gate City Showcase, we had the opportunity to get an updated viewing of Prince Nwokemodo. The 6-foot-11 sophomore big man continues to showcase the makings of a noteworthy prospect. His combination of length, fluidity, athleticism, and interior ability on both ends of the floor makes him a real problem for opponents. Right now, Nokemodo finds a ton of success through...

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Time to Take Notice: NC Attack 17u

The #PhenomLadyRumble was a tremendous success and we couldn’t have been more excited to check out the talent throughout the weekend. Though several teams grabbed our attention along with players, the team that simply made a statement and proved themselves as a team to take notice of BIG time was NC Attack 17u. They walked away with the 17U Girls Championship, defeating a very good Palmetto...

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Team Takeover 2030 Dominates at Phenom 757 Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops made the trip up to Virginia Beach for our third annual 757 Showcase. The event featured a ton of notable teams, players, and offered several takeaways from the two-day stretch. Among those storylines, arguably none stood out more than Team Takeover 2030 (yes, sixth grade) and their pure annihilation of every opponent in their path. For those who have followed our...

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2025 Lauren Jacobs (Palmetto 76ers A’ja Wilson) proving to be special

Player: Lauren JacobsClass: 2025Position: Guard Lady Phenom had an excellent weekend checking out the talent on the courts at the #PhenomLadyRumble, bringing talent from all over the region to Rock Hill. And we can’t wait to highlight some of the teams and players we saw, but the first player that we were eager to check out again was 2025 Lauren Jacobs with Palmetto 76ers A’ja Wilson 17u. This...

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Sewer South 17u opens eyes at the Phenom Grassroots TOC

The Phenom Grassroots TOC was absolutely loaded, with hundreds of teams making their way over to South Carolina. In one of our biggest events, there are plenty of storylines to walk away from and Sewer South 17u was one that I was impressed with, especially learning more about and checking out new talent. This is a team that clearly should be earning more attention, and we are here to tell you...

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SW15H Elite proving to be a team of high interest this summer

This weekend brought a lot of talent to the courts down in South Carolina, and one of the premier teams that we were eager to see was SW15H Elite and they didn’t disappoint. They walked away with a championship from the event and proved that this is a team schools should be paying attention to all summer long. When you look at this group, this is a team that has players that can help future...

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Bendel’s Best: 757 Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops made the journey up to Virginia Beach to host our third annual 757 Showcase. The event featured a ton of new faces and noteworthy talent across all age groups. Several guys stood out across the two-day stretch, and this article will take a closer look at a few personal favorites… 5’10 ’25 Derek Ross Jr. (Wildcats Elite) Between social media and dozens of articles,...

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Crowning of Champions: Grassroots TOC/ Lady Rumble/ 757 Showcase

Phenom Grassroots TOC / Phenom Lady Rumble 17U Blue: SW15H Elite17U Orange: Team Swish17U White: Team White 11th House17U Girls: NC Attack 17U16U Blue: Middleton Hoops Elite 202616U Orange: Twin Hoops16U Girls: Palmetto 76ers A’ja Wilson Elite 16U15U Blue: Team Curry 202715U Orange: Palmetto City Hurricanes15U White: NC Raptors15U Girls: Palmetto 76ers A’ja WIlson 15u14U Blue:...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 2 at Phenom Grassroots TOC

2028 Noah Dulin (Team Fly): Dulin continues to impress the scouts at an early age. Overall, this Team FLY program is extremely good and very balanced, but on Day 2 early on it was Dulin who continued to lead the charge. Dulin’s blend of skillset, feel, length, and versatility certainly garner attention early on, as he put on an offensive show to start the day. Whether it was scoring out in...

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Player Standouts at Phenom 757 Showcase

6’7 ’25 Jeremiah Morris (Virginia Havoc) It doesn’t take long to be enticed by Morris, as he’s a long, strong, athletic forward who offers versatility on both ends of the floor. At 6-foot-7, he possesses IQ, skill, and a terrific build. Offensively, Morris is comfortable posting up around the basket, moving without the ball, or attacking off the dribble. He finishes above the rim and well...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Grassroots TOC (Day 1)

2027 James Minlend (Harrisburg Hornets): Minlend continues to be a young prospect that needs to have eyes on. One can see that he has a on of upside in his game, and he is developing more confidence with his feel and game overall at a young age. The 6’5 prospect can score in a variety of ways, scoring off the bounce and knocking down shots with his jumper, but also attacking downhill and...

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Phenom Player Profile: 2026 Will McCrary

By: Kevin Moses Will McCrary Twitter: @willmccrary_22Height: 6’5 with a 6’10 wingspan, 200Class of 2026School: Jackson Co. High School, TN McCrary is a dynamic big who is fast, crafty, and athletic. A dominating force with his back to the basket or off the bounce. He can destroy a defense with his size, length, and ability to score with either hand. Will is an explosive finisher...

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Kevin’s Rising Star: 2027 John Gaines

By: Kevin Moses John Gaines Twitter: @john_ggg11, Instagram- Johng_11Height: 6ft, 150Class of 2027 School: Sayre School, KY Gaines is a proficient playmaker with a high IQ and sick handles that allow him to shake free of the defense to create shots for himself or his teammates. John is a strong triple-threat scoring option with a smooth touch from outside but is explosive off the bounce and can...

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Dominating in the Low Post: 2025 Chase Honarvar

By: Kevin Moses Chase Honarvar Twitter: @BigChase_33Height: 6’7 , 215Class of 2025School: Bishop Seabury Academy, KS  Honarvar is that blue-collar stud every coach loves and another classic big with a secret weapon. Chase has incredible footwork and a low post-dominator. Not flashy or jaw-dropping athleticism but that tough gritty gem that thrives doing that dirty work. When it looks like...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Bo Hurns

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, hundreds of 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 and...

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Phenom Lady Rumble Preview: Lady TSA Elite 2026

It is going to be a tremendous weekend of basketball with Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom, as we have our Phenom Lady Rumble coming up here in the Rock Hill (SC) area. This is an event that continues to build each and every year, and this year we have some tremendous talent coming to the courts that we want to share early on with you. Phenom Lady RumbleApril 13-14, 2024Event...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Kayleb Coles

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, hundreds of 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 and...

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Could Donovan Clingan be the perfect fit for the Charlotte Hornets?

This is going to be an interesting upcoming NBA Draft, as there are plenty of opinions on players and team needs.  Though this year’s draft has a lot of question marks surrounding the talent coming out, there is no doubt that there will be some surprises on teams who hit on players and surprising players to make their mark on the league. So maybe, this is a draft that brings a unique...

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All Eyes On: 2026 6’8 Trey Thompson and 2026 6’6 Alex Leeth (Tennessee Impact)

The Tennessee Impact program is one that I believe college coaches should be looking at hard. Throughout, they offer prospects that can help future programs of all levels and we had a chance to see that this weekend. The Tennessee Impact 2026 is one that we are eager to see, and though this is a team that has plenty of talent, 2026 6’8 Trey Thompson and 202 6’6 Alex Leeth are two...

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D1 Priorities: Class of 2025 in South Carolina

2025 Jordan Watford (Lancaster) It was nearly two years ago when we said 2025 Jordan Watford was one to monitor. That hasn’t changed and we are more on the train now that he is a player D1 programs should prioritize. The thing with Watford’s game is that you know what you are going to get when he steps on the court. Watford has a unique blend of size, length, and versatility, more than many...

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Phenom Lady Rumble Preview: NC Attack 17u

It is going to be a tremendous weekend of basketball with Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom, as we have our Phenom Lady Rumble coming up here in the Rock Hill (SC) area. This is an event that continues to build each and every year, and this year we have some tremendous talent coming to the courts that we want to share early on with you. Phenom Lady RumbleApril 13-14, 2024Event...

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