PHENOM’S LOW COUNTRY SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Phenom National Showcase “Day One Thoughts and Takeaways”

Phenom National High School Showcase Day One Thoughts and Take A Ways Oak Hill Academy bounces back in a big way Legendary coach Steve Smith has an unbelievable 94. % winning percentage at Oak Hill. Oak Hill losing is like a celestial “blue moon” event that happens just once in a while. After being upset by Combine Academy at the Carmel Classic Tip Off Classic, Coach Steve Smith stated the team...

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UNC Pembroke spoils WSSU Home Opener 75-64

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invaded the Gaines Center, and earned an impressive road win against a retooled Winston Salem State squad.Winston Salem, North Carolina- This contest went down in front of a packed house. The Rams student section got after the visiting Braves all night, I have to say the energy was emphatic throughout the gymnasium! The Braves captured a double digit...

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Athens Drive Jamboree Recap

Millbrook in State Championship or Bust Mode Having seen them both in the past 5 days, Millbrook and North Meck should be considered the odds on favorites to meet in the 4A state championship game come March. With Millbrook having been in this event, let’s talk on them. Their size is unmatched, but what makes it special is their size’s combination with the ability to move their feet...

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Antonee Abraham “Dropping Dimes”

Antonee Abraham “Dropping Dimes” Coach Mike Wright has something special brewing at Liberty Heights. They are currently 2-0 and had an even more impressive 76-60 win over a very talented Piedmont Classical team at the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic sponsored by Phenom Hoops. Leading the way has been the 1-2 scoring punch of 6’9 Tay Williams and 6’6  Kahari Rogers. However, with any good team,...

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Robert Dillingham “Poised beyond his years”

Robert Dillingham “Poised beyond his years”’ Robert Dillingham is only 14 years old and is playing as a freshman for Coach Jeff McInnis of Combine Academy. He came into the event with an outstanding reputation as being one of the more, if not, most talented freshman in the state. As the old saying goes, “The proof is in the pudding,” and what the young and uber talented point guard did this past...

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Josh Hall “Five Star Humbleness”

Five Star Humbleness 6’9 senior Josh Hall has seen his stock rise dramatically over the past year. He’s gone from being an undervalued and under recruited prospect to one of the more sought-after prospects. He now has offers from Alabama, DePaul, Georgia, Georgetown, Louisville, NC State, Pitt, and Texas. This past weekend, Josh Hall averaged 26 PPG in the two games at the Carmel Christian Tip...

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Piedmont Classical v. Henderson Collegiate

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled to the edge of Browns Summit, North Carolina, where Piedmont Classical was set to kick off their season against the reigning 1A runner-up in Henderson Collegiate. It was a matchup made in heaven, since both teams truly embrace playing the best possible opponents and have the talent to compete with any program in the state. There’s no love lost between these...

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If you Can Defend, You Can Play: HS Jamboree Session I

If you have come to a Phenom Exposure Camp this Fall, you have heard Rick Lewis talk about, "you can play at the level you can defend". At Saturday's 7th Annual Phenom's High School Jamboree there were a few defenders who would be classified as "special".

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom HS Jamboree

Kevin Dawkins was on deck at Ben L. Smith for the Phenom High School Jamboree and these are just a few names that caught his eyes at the event.

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Session II Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #4: 5’5 ’24 Cayden Martin (Greensboro) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed and impacted the game well despite a lack of true size, Caydne Martin. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect with a high motor and excellent defensive instincts. Martin is quick and able to break down defenders with his quality handle, which allows him to attack the basket and...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Session II Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell  #3: 5’4 ’25 Mason Dobie (Southern Shores) Starting things off, we look at a player that made an excellent impact despite being the youngest prospect on this team, Mason Dobie. He’s a young, smart, high-motor guard that plays bigger than his size, defends with purpose, and knocks down jumpers at a pretty consistent rate. Dobie made unselfish decisions and...

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