PHENOM HOOPS NATIONAL HS SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Commitment Alert: Mars Hill lands 2023 Walker Woodall

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: Walker WoodallClass: 2023Committed to: Mars Hill What Was Said by Phenom Hoops:...

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Recruitment picking up for 2024 6’10 Ryan Soulis (Asheville School)

Player: Ryan SoulisClass: 2024Height: 6’10School: Asheville School Each and every year, there are players that come into the state of North Carolina that quickly grab your intrigue and interest with their play. One of those players for us at Phenom Hoops has been 2024 6’10 Ryan Soulis at Asheville School.  The big man grabbed our attention early on to kick off the season, and he continues...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Ta’Korrie Faison becomes a Pirate

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: Ta’Korrie FaisonClass: 2023Committed to: East Carolina What Was Said by Phenom...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Jake Chisholm commits to Roanoke

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: Jake ChisholmClass: 2023Committed to: Roanoke What Was Said by Phenom Hoops: “Jake...

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2024 7’0 Arden Begaj breaks down his game and latest in recruitment

Player: Arden BegajClass: 2024Position: ForwardHeight: 7’0School: United Scholastic Academy Phenom Hoops continues to bring talent from up north, this time catching up with a 2024 7-footer in Arden Begaj.  The big man has been catching some eyes with a few programs, as he holds a few offers and recently took a few recent visits, including one to Princeton lately.  We dive into more...

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Back on the Market: 2023 Elijah Strong (Myers Park)

There are plenty of prospects still to be found in the Class of 2023, and one is now back on the market after a recent announcement. 2023 6’8 Elijah Strong recently announced that he would be reopening his recruitment and decommitting from Wofford, and he should be a prospect for many programs to check out.  Now back on the market, Strong is a prospect that has good size and frame, plays...

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Could Carlton Carrington be next up for Pittsburgh?

Coach Jeff Capel and Pittsburgh have had a very good year, and it seems like they have turned it around this season with their play and 14-7 overall record.  Though there is talent to be found on the roster now, a player that has been catching my eyes a lot more has been the future prospect at Pittsburgh in 2023 Carlton Carrington.  Carrington is a 6’4 shooting guard from St. Frances...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Fletcher Bigham continuing his play at Sewanee

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: Fletcher BighamClass: 2023Committed to: Sewanee What Was Said by Phenom Hoops:...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Kaleb Siler commits to Western Carolina

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: Kaleb SilerClass: 2023Committed to: Western Carolina What Was Said by Phenom Hoops:...

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College programs should be ALL OVER 2023 6’8 Matai Baptiste

Player: Matai BaptisteClass: 2023Height: 6’8School: Orangeville PrepSocial Media: Twitter As a basketball scout, there are plenty of times that we come across players that many haven’t heard of, but it doesn’t take long to see that they are a player that can play at the next level.  Back in July of 2021, we got our first viewing of 2023 6’8 Matai Baptiste, who was playing for Vaughn and part of...

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2026 Jayden Johnson talks recent trip to Indiana

2026 Jayden Johnson is going to be a name you will want to know if you don’t already, as he is looking to be one of the top players in his class in Kentucky.  The 6’5 combo guard from Trinity High School will be a target for so many schools, and he is already getting a first-hand look at a few schools. Johnson recently made a trip to Indiana, as the Hoosiers took down Michigan State in...

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2024 Ella Hobbs (1of1) breaks down Top 5 schools

Player: Ella HobbsClass: 2024School: 1of1 Prep One of the top players in the Class of 2024 here in North Carolina and nationally has been 2024 6’4 Ella Hobbs, a prospect that has racked up a ton of offers and recognition with her play over the years.  Leading the charge once again, Hobbs has been strong with her play for 1of1 Prep, and recently announced her Top 5 schools. She broke it all...

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2025 Spencer Ahrens is a player you need to know quickly

Canada has had plenty of talent come through and 2025 Spencer Ahrens looks to be another name to jump on and start taking notice.  The 2025 6’9 prospect brings a lot of intrigue and versatility with his size and skillset, and it looks like he is really starting to garner much more attention his way, both on a national level and with big-time college programs. Phenom Hoops spoke with Ahrens...

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Lady Phenom Recruitment Update: 2023 Joimarie Williams (Virginia Academy)

Player: Joimarie WilliamsClass: 2023School: Virginia AcademyAAU: Fairfax Stars Offers: Radford, Maryland-Eastern Shore, St. Peter’s, St. Bonaventure Up in Virginia, Lady Phenom Hoops looks to shed light on a senior guard that has the attention of college programs and recently added a new offer.  2023 Joimarie Williams is a 5’7 prospect that has helped her team to a strong season, as we learn...

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Recruitment Update: 2024 Marcus Adams Jr (Narbonne HS, CA)

Player: Marcus Adams Jr.Class: 2024High School: Narbonne HS (CA) Offers: Syracuse, Nebraska, Mississippi State, UC Irvine, Kansas City, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas-Rio Grande, Pepperdine, Washington State, Oregon Phenom Hoops recently spoke with a young freshman in 2026 Maximo Adams from California, and now we bring you his older brother in 2024 Marcus Adams Jr., who is also becoming a strong...

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2026 6’6 Maximo Adams already on several college coaches’ radars

Out in California, schools are quickly starting to notice the 6’6 freshman from Narbonne High School as Maximo Adams already has earned strong offers and just added his first Pac-12 off from Oregon.  Phenom Hoops was able to get in touch with Adams early on to learn more about his game, get his thoughts on the offer from the Ducks, and some of the schools he would like to visit down the...

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2025 Jackson Keith recaps UNC unofficial visit

2025 Jackson Keith, a 6’5 prospect that has proven to be one of the top prospects in his class in North Carolina, recently took a visit on Saturday to Chapel Hill to take in the rivalry game between the Tar Heels and Wolfpack. It seems that the staff at North Carolina is well aware of Keith and his talent, and Keith was able to get a first-hand glance at what the Tar Heels offer.  He spoke to...

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Elevating his Play: 2024 Isaiah Washington (WS Christian)

If you have been following North Carolina basketball as of late, you may have seen that 2024 Isaiah Washington from Winston-Salem Christian National has been playing on a whole different level this season.  Whether it was his most recent games against OTE where he averaged 29.5ppg in two days, or over the last few months in which Washington has really been taking a lead role and showing his...

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2024 6’9 Dallas Thomas discusses newest offer from LSU

Out in Arkansas, 2024 6’9 Dallas Thomas certainly has the attention of many around the region, as the junior prospect has been playing at a high level and really racking in some impressive offers.  Well, he added yet another offer from the SEC in LSU, as he talked to Phenom Hoops about his thoughts on the offer, the relationship he has been able to build, and his thoughts on the program. “I...

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Phenom Recruitment Update: 2024 Jeremiah Johnson

Player: Jeremiah JohnsonClass: 2024Height: 6’4School: Wasatch Academy Offers: Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Illinois, Texas, Tulsa, Texas Tech, Arkansas Wasatch Academy continues to produce some terrific talent you see playing at the next level, and 2024 Jeremiah Johnson is just another prospect that has been playing well in leading the team and has been hearing from college programs around the...

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2024 Christian Bliss (George School) breaks down season, talks Villanova offer

Player: Christian BlissClass: 2024Height: 6’4Position: Guard 2024 Christian Bliss has been helping lead the charge at George School this season, as the point guard has the size, the vision and court awareness, and is crafty with the ball in his hands.  The junior guard has been strong this season and will look to continue his play into the summer.  And his recruitment has been...

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College programs catching on quickly with 2025 Preston Copeland

Phenom Hoops continues to bring attention to players that are part of the Class of 2025, and one forward that has really seen his stock rise quickly has been 2025 6’7 Preston Copeland from Raleigh Christian Academy. But Copeland was one that grabbed our attention over two years ago and is one that we featured again last year.  He also is the younger brother of Isaac Copeland who was from Raleigh...

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2025 EJ Walker talks about latest and upcoming visits

Out in Kentucky at Lloyd Memorial HS, 2025 6’8 EJ Walker has certainly been the talk throughout the and is a player that schools from around the region are coming to check out more.  Walker has been looking to lead his team and get things rolling down the stretch, but his recruitment has only continued to rise with several big schools jumping on board with offers already.  Phenom...

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Commitment Alert: North Carolina lands 2024 5-star Ian Jackson

Player: Ian JacksonClass: 2024Committed to: North Carolina Ian Jackson huge get for UNC Jackson is a 6’6 prospect and is regarded as one of the top recruits in the class of 2024.  He held offers from all around the country and was highly coveted by so many, but it ultimately came down to North Carolina, Kentucky, and Arkansas. Jackson took multiple visits as of late to schools and he announced...

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Recruiting Rewind: Rutgers lands highest recruit, ODU gets firepower in 2023 recruit

It was a busy weekend around the basketball world, and you may have missed a bit of recruiting news, which is why Phenom Hoops is bringing you some of the latest commitments in the last few days. Rutgers lands 5-star Airious Bailey It was a weekend to remember certainly for Rutgers… not only did the Scarlet Knights secure a strong win against Ohio State 68-64 on Sunday but they also landed their...

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Freshman Watch: 2026 Elijah Garrett (Westbrook HS)

Player: Elijah GarrettSchool: Beaumont WestbrookClass: 2026Height: 6’0 We continue to highlight freshmen around the country, and this time we look down in Texas at a 2026 6’0 guard in Elijah Garrett from Westbrook HS.  Garrett has had a solid start to the season, averaging 8.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.2 steals per game for the Bruins.  And now, he was able to solidify...

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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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Commitment Alert: Illinois lands PG Niccolo Moretti

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: Niccolo MorettiClass: 2023Committed to: Illinois What Was Said: “2022 Niccolo...

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Commitment Alert: Florida Southern College lands 2023 Sam Walters

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: Sam WaltersClass: 2023Committed to: Florida Southern College What Was Said: “Sam...

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Recruitment Update: 2025 Azavier Robinson (Lawrence North)

Player: Azavier RobinsonClass: 2025School: Lawrence North HS (Indiana)Height: 6’0 Out in Indiana, Phenom Hoops was able to catch up with a rising point guard that has seen his recruitment start off nicely with two early offers, and others are paying attention his way.  2025 Azavier Robinson from Lawrence North HS discusses more about his game, his newest offer from East Carolina, and who else...

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