PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Mt. Tabor impressive in Piedmont Triad 3A Showdown

Mt. Tabor 74 Ben L. Smith 55 Piedmont Triad 3A Showdown Phenom Hoops travelled to Winston-Salem to cover the marquee matchup between perennial NCHSAA Piedmont Triad Conference heavyweights, Ben L. Smith and Mt. Tabor. Smith came into the contest with a 13-2 record losing to NCHSAA 4A power Millbrook and NCISAA 4A power Greensboro Day. On the other hand, Mt. Tabor came into the contest with a...

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Is 5’9 Daeshun Ruffin the Country’s Best Sub-6′ BUCKET GETTER?! #THEJohnWall 3 Game Raw Highlights

Check out these 3 game highlights from 5'9" Daeshun Ruffin of Callaway HS (MS). Ruffin is currently ranked 25th in the 2021 class by 247 Sports. He played on the Nike EYBL this past spring/summer and finished no. 2 in scoring. He currently holds offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Ole Miss, LSU among others.

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TOP 20 Josh Hall x 4 Star Shakeel Moore SHUT DOWN #TheJohnWall! NCSU Commits 3 Game Raw Highlights!

Check out highlights from Josh Hall and Shakeel Moore of Moravian Prep at the 2019 John Wall Holiday Invitational. Both Hall and Moore are committed to play for NC State next season so you know they had to put on a show in front of the Raleigh crowd. Moravian Prep went 2-1 at the John Wall and finished 3rd in their bracket. Hall is a smoothing scoring 6'9" SF while Moore is a 6' EXPLOSIVE combo guard.

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ACC interests picking up for 2021 6’9 Eric Van Der Heijden

In our latest Phenom Hoops’ recruitment update, we check in on 2021 6’9 Eric Van Der Heijden from Millbrook high school. Helping his team out to a 15-1 record and already pegged as one of the top teams in the state, Van Der Heijden has been one of the key figures for the program this year.

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’8 Sam Hood

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

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“ON HIS HEAD!” Isaiah Todd x Brady O’Connell; Chase Forte BODY, Q. Bullock WINDMILL! Raw Highlights

Check out highlights from last nights game between Word of God and Ravenscroft School. WOG was led by Michigan commit Isaiah Todd while Ravenscroft was led by ODU commit Brady O' Connell. Word of God ultimately pulled away and Quandre Bullock decided to throw down a windmill dunk to cap off the win.

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40 PIECE! Elijah Jamison DROPS 40 vs NRCA at 2020 City of Oaks Classic! Raw Game Highlights

Check out highlights between Louisburg HS and NRCA, the host school of the 2020 City of Oaks Classic presented by Phenom Hoops. Louisburg was led by 6'2" junior CG Elijah Jamison, who decided to mess around and drop 40 points in the win. Jamison currently holds offers from the likes of Ole Miss, JMU, and Elon.

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase/ Kinston MLK Classic Previews

Jamie and Patrick sit down to preview the upcoming weekend of basketball in the East and West part of North Carolina. The Carmel Christian MLK Showcase and Kinston MLK Classic will bring some of the best teams all under one building in Charlotte and Kinston. We preview teams, players, and headlines that you won't want to miss.

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Silas Mason

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

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’1 Trevon Williams

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

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 7’0 Jonas Aidoo

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

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North Mecklenburg “Statement Win”

North Mecklenburg “Statement Win” North Mecklenburg 95 Vance 55 In a game that was sold out around 5:00pm, no one expected the total dominance of North Mecklenburg in their early season IMECK conference road win at Vance. For North Mecklenburg, it was just one of the nights where almost everything went well. For Vance, it was also one of those nights, but on the other side of the perspective....

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WFU’s Jaylon Gibson vs 7′ Jonas Aidoo; BIG MAN BATTLE at 2020 City of Oaks Classic!

Check out highlights between Grace Christian and Voyager Academy at the 2020 City of Oaks Classic presented by Phenom Hoops. This game saw a big man battle between Wake Forest commit Jaylon Gibson and Voyager's Jonas Aidoo. Aidoo is a rising big man who's looking to put his stamp on how good he can truly be. Check his highlights as he took on his BEST match up yet this season.

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#1 SG Jaden Hardy Made it LOOK EASY at Beach Ball Classic; Raw Event Highlights!

Check out highlights from Jaden Hardy, a 6'5" CG from Las Vegas, NV. He's currently ranked in the Top 10 in the class of 2022 and holds multiple HM offers including Arizona, Alabama, Kentucky, Memphis just to name a few. Hardy's Coronado team made the trip out east to SC last month to compete in the 2019 Beach Ball Classic.

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’1 Christian Hampton

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

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Carmel Christian v. Wesleyan Christian

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled to High Point, North Carolina as the Trojans of Wesleyan Christian prepared to host the Carmel Christian Cougars. These are currently two of the better private school teams in the state and, with Ben Burnham and Justin Taylor out for Carmel, this contest had all the makings of an absolute battle. Both squads are hunting for their chance to vie for a state...

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Coach Ty Johnson “Accepting the Challenge”

Coach Ty Johnson “Accepting the Challenge” Born and raised in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Ty Johnson coached girls’ basketball at Caldwell Community College for one year.  In 2016, Johnson accepted the head coaching position of the boys’ varsity at West Brunswick in Shallotte, North Carolina. In the two seasons at West Shallotte, coach Johnson averaged 15 wins per season. At the conclusion...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 5’9 Patrick Harrington

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

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City of Oaks “Final thoughts, takeaways, and stock risers”

City of Oaks “Final thoughts, takeaways, and stock risers” The 2nd Annual Phenom City of Oaks Classic took place on the beautiful campus of North Raleigh Christian Academy. We had five exciting games with some interesting story lines. Once again, we had high quality teams, high quality players, and high-quality performances. Now, let’s check out our “Final thoughts, takeaways and stock risers.” ...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’3 Wy’Kise Allen

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

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