PHENOM’S MLK SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Will Kai Sotto Make Waves in the G-League?

Each year, the basketball community sees a new class of prospects preparing to take the next step within their respective playing careers. Typically the next step consists of advancing to the collegiate ranks, but guys like Isaiah Todd, Jalen Green, and now Kai Sotto are foregoing their amateur eligibility to play in the NBA G-League. The Filipino star became the first international prospect to...

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KD Johnson x AJ James x Corey Walker; Hargrave’s BIG 3 LED THE WAY; 2 Game Raw Highlights

Check out highlights from Hargrave's "Big 3" of KD Johnson, AJ James, and Corey Walker from last weekend's Hargrave Military Challenge. Johnson is a 6' PG committed to UGA, 6'4" AJ James is committed to Missouri State, and 6'6" Corey Walker committed to Tennessee.

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5-Star Jalen Hood-Schifino vs BREAKOUT David Jones; Combine and Teays Valley Full Game Raw Highlights

Check out highlights between Combine Academy and Teays Valley Christian at the 2020 Hargrave Military Challenge. David Jones and Jalen Hood-Schifino both dropped over 30 points a piece. Combine won the game off a last second block call which led to Hood-Schifino free throws.

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7’2″ Kai Sotto vs KD Johnson x AJ James! Skills Factory – Hargrave Raw Game Highlights!

Check out highlights between Hargrave Military and The Skills Factory at the 2020 Hargrave Military Challenge. Hargrave was led by their back court duo of KD Johnson (UGA) and AJ James (Missouri St.). The Skills Factory featured 7'2" Kai Sotto, the no. 1 player from the Philippines. 

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7’2″ Kai Sotto is a UNICORN! Filipino Big DID IT ALL at Hargrave Military Challenge! Raw Highlights

Check out highlights from 7'2" Kai Sotto from The Skills Factory. Sotto is a transplant from the Philippines and regarded as one of the top prospects from Asia. He made the move to the US this past season and is playing with The Skills Factory. Here are his 2 game highlights from the weekend.

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PHR Podcast (2.3.20): Hargrave Challenge Recap/ MVP’s/ Kai Sotto phenom

The Phenom Hoops group sit down after their travels to Virginia over the weekend to discuss all the talent that they saw at the Hargrave Military Challenge. Who were there MVP's of the 2-day event, what are our thoughts on 2020 7'2 Kai Sotto, and who were some breakout players, storylines from the event?

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Hoops’ Hargrave Military Challenge

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia for our Hargrave Military Challenge. This event wraps up our high school showcases for the season, and we certainly went out with a bang. There was a ton of talent/high-level programs from all around the East Coast and they each came with something to prove, arguably making this the most talent-rich event...

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Evening Standouts at Day Two of Phenom’s Hargrave Military Challenge

7’0 ’21 Gabe Wiznitzer (Hargrave) Few programs are as talented or impressive as Hargrave, and Wiznitzer has a lot to do with that notion. He’s not their primary leader but the appeal should be more than obvious to anyone within the basketball scene. Wiznitzer possesses tremendous skill, including IQ, footwork, and incredible craftiness as an offensive threat. He can reliably score from all three...

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Combine only getting better and better

Combine only getting better and better  Combine Academy went 2-0 in the inaugural Hargrave Military Challenged presented by Phenom Hoop Report. After pulling out an exciting 66-64 win on Saturday against Teays Valley, Combine led start to finish in the 57-45 win over a very good and talented Beckley Prep IJN, that has over five D1 scholarship players on the roster. That being said, head...

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Liberty Heights rallies for signature win

Liberty Heights rallies for signature win Make no mistake about it, Liberty Heights come from behind 44-39 win over Teays Valley was especially sweet for head coach Mike Wright. Being a non-association team, Liberty Heights doesn’t have a budget to fund their program or does the coaching staff get paid for coaching at Liberty Heights. It’s done for the passion and the fact they can make a...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom’s Hargrave Military Challenge

6’2 ’22 Josiah Davis (Teay’s Valley) Already widely considered the best team in West Virginia, Teay’s Valley has been even more impressive at our Hargrave Military Challenge. Jones leads them incredibly well but Davis is a guy that should have college coaches excited about the future. Just a sophomore, Davis is already poised beyond his years and knows how to properly run a team on both sides of...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Hargrave Military Challenge

6’1 ’20 KD Johnson (Hargrave) Hargrave Academy might have the best non-Montverde team in the country, largely due to the two-way ability and leadership of Johnson. He’s a complete player with the full package on both ends of the floor. Johnson possesses vision, athleticism, high IQ, crafty ball-handling, toughness on defense, three-level scoring, and everything in between. He’s always...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Hargrave Military Challenge

6’7 ’20 Dominique Davidson (Liberty Heights) There’s so much to like about Liberty Heights’ program but it still feels like Davidson is one of the more overlooked prospects in North Carolina. His motor is always active, which is a massive part of what makes him so special. Davidson relentlessly utilizes his body to overwhelm opponents and clear out space around the basket, allowing him to...

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Combine Academy pulls out thrilling 66-64 win

Combine Academy pulls out thrilling win  In one of the better games of the season, Combine Academy pulled out a thrilling and intense 66-64 win over Teays Valley. Both teams battled literally tooth and nail. It was a well-played, well coached, and exciting game start to finish. When it comes to sideline passion and enthusiasm, Coach Ryan Arrowood and Jeff McInnis are in a class of their...

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