PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

#PhenomNationalShowcase: Miles Magical Five (Night One)

6’1 2020 Creighton Lebo: Greenfield School Lebo was an incredibly consistent producer and shot maker at Greenfield last year as a junior. He and his teammates came away with the NCISAA 1A state title largely due to the performances he put up in their playoff run and he continued his excellence at the start of his senior year. He has some of the purest shooting mechanics in the state with...

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC19 Day Two Late Slate

6’3 2021 Nick Green: Henderson Collegiate (5-8 From the Field, 5-7 From Deep, 15 Points, 6 Rebounds, 2 Steals) Green is a vital piece to a Henderson Collegiate squad that features an abundance of backcourt talent. His ability to impact the game as a 3 & D guy is a perfect compliment to the playmaking of Javonte Waverly, the dynamic offensive force of Kalib Matthews, and the steadying...

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2020 6’9 Josh Hall announces final 12 schools

2020 6’9 Josh Hall from Moravian Prep has been a big target for several schools and we have discussed with him not long ago about his recruitment. On Friday though, schools may have gotten a clearer picture of where he stands with them, as Hall announced his final 12 schools. NC State, Louisville, Georgia, Georgetown, DePaul, LSU, Texas, Alabama, Pittsburgh, Florida State, Arkansas, and Western...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym: Moravian Prep

Starting his second season at Moravian Prep, head coach Antonio Lowe had changed the direction of the program. Less than a year ago, Moravian Prep was looking for notoriety and respect. Fast forward and now Moravian Prep has become a destination for a multitude of D1 prospects and has quickly become one of the hot teams in the state.

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Is Moravian Prep Becoming a National Powerhouse?

Much like in the NBA, the high school “off-season” can often be incredibly fun and entertaining, especially with things like transferring and reclassifying becoming more common trends. If any program in North Carolina has “won” the off-season, it would have to be Antonio Lowe and Moravian Prep.   Let’s be clear, Rome was not built in a day and neither was the new basketball Mecca that has...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Mark Hughes   #8: 5’6 ’23 Travelle Bryson (Langtree Charter Academy) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed well against bigger/older opponents, Travelle Bryson. He’s a young, slightly undersized guard prospect that handles and passes the ball well. Bryson is a well-rounded floor general against his own age group, but stood out at camp with his ability to shoot...

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#PhenomTeamCamp: Miles Late Night/Early Day Standouts

6’8 2020 Josh Hall: Moravian Prep (NC) Hall has established himself as one of the best prospects in the entire country.  He possesses an unbelievable set of tools with his three point range, overall fluidity, size, length, and athleticism that allow him to be a dominant player at the high school level.  He’s an incredibly dangerous spot up shooter, doing a great job moving without the ball,...

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Phenom Team Camp: Aaron’s Day Two Standouts

6’4” 2020 Bryce Causey: Southwest Guilford High School (NC) Thrives in transition and can make the one dribble pull up shot with ease, was also able to find his teammates on back door cuts and easy layups throughout the game. His game is not limited to just the outside though as he was able to drive to the basket and finish through traffic on multiple occasions. Bryce has mastered the head fake...

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Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 2 Phenom Team Camp

Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 2 Phenom Team Camp It was another exciting day at the Phenom Team Camp. Competition was tremendous and the crowds and college coaches in attendance were entertained to terrific play on the court. Before we take a look at the standout players on Day 2, let’s take a look at the top players from Day...

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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Fab Five and More

The North Carolina 2020 class is rich in talent and once again has a tremendous amount of depth. In today’s issue we will take a look at my FAB FIVE. Here is our rankings for the 2020 class https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/rankings/2020-north-carolina-rankings/   6’10 2020 Day’Ron Sharpe (South Central HS) The UNC commit solidified his spot by averaging a double double at...

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Five Noteworthy Wing Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2020

With the travel season in full swing, it’s an excellent time to look at some of the guys that have stood out over the last month or two. These are not rankings, nor do they resemble rankings in any way. We will have multiple installments coming out for this specific subject over the coming days. Now, let’s take a closer look…   6’8 Josh Hall (Moravian Prep/Team Loaded) It should be no...

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#AmateurHour (EP41): Ten April StockRisers, Importance of Non-Live Events, and The June Live Period

Jamie Shaw, Jeff Bendel, and Miles Masercola break down 10 guys from the Carolinas that saw their stock rise in the month of April, they talk about the importance of non live events and continue to try and provide some context/clarity to June Live Period events. Be sure to subscribe and leave a...

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Josh Hall MADE IT LOOK EASY at 2019 #PhenomOpening!!! Raw Game Highlights!

It is no secret, Josh Hall is the hottest prospect in the Southeast ... in the recent months his stock has sky rocketed with offers from the likes of Providence, Wake Forest and Rutgers with so many others looking in... This past weekend some of the best talent in the region came to Greensboro, NC to compete in Phenom's Opening travel ball tournament. Hall was among those and with standing room only around his court, Hall did NOT disappoint...

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#PhenomOpening: Miles Early Standouts

5’10 2021 Clay Hodges: Carolina Riptide Hodges is an incredibly smooth operator at the PG position, constantly willing his way into the teeth of the defense and making the right play.  He’s a tough competitor that is always willing to get his hands dirty if it means creating something positive for his team.  He and his backcourt mate Callahan Reed are always in sync with one another, making this...

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What Were Looking For at the Phenom Opening

Want to know why you should attend the Phenom Opening in Greensboro this weekend? These are all the reasons you need.

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: J.D. Johnson   #2:5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Eastern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed a lot of poise and two-way polish during his time at camp, Kadyn Dawkins. He’s a young, slightly undersized point guard prospect that offers an excellent balance between scoring and playmaking. Dawkins plays with a high IQ and unselfish mentality, which allows him...

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Josh Hall Takes Home MVP at 2019 #NCTop80! Raw Highlights

Check out highlights from 6’8″ Josh Hall from last weekend’s NC Top 80 held by Phenom Hoop Report. Hall has recently blown up on the recruiting scene this season as he decided to reclass to 2020. Since that move, Hall has seen offers from the likes of Wake Forest, Louisville, Wichita State, among...

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Coach T’s Standouts from NC Top 80

By: Antonio Threadgill It was good to be back in the action with all my great friends at Phenom Hoops to chop it up and talk a little junk as my boys from Southwest took down Cox Mill over the weekend. Shout out to my guy and one of my best friends and mentor, Guy Shavers, whom I think doesn’t get enough recognition as being one of–if not the best coach in North Carolina. Please go to the...

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NC Top 80 Award Winners

Mr. Top 80 #NCTop80 6’8 2020 Josh Hall Moravian Prep (Hickory, NC) Mr. Playmaker #NCTop80 6’3 2022 Jaden Bradley Cannon School (Concord, NC) Mr. Defense #NCTop80 6’4 2020 Josh Banks Olympic HS (Charlotte, NC) Mr. Hustle #NCTop80 6’7 2020 Nick Farrar Friendship HS (Apex, NC) Mr. Station #NCTop80 6’4 2021 Bryce Alfino Davidson Day (Davidson,...

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Morning Standouts at Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80

#28- 6’2 ’21 Jaquantae Harris- The lefty point guard has been arguably the most impressive floor general on display through the first slate of games. He’s so strong and in-tune with his skillset that it’s almost unfair for opposing guard. Harris is incredibly smart and navigates wherever he desires on the floor. He’s very polished and basically unstoppable when getting downhill.   #106- 6’8...

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Phenom Hoops Standouts: Hillcrest Prep vs. Moravian Prep (USA National Prep)

Final Hillcrest Prep 68 Moravian Prep 50 It was one of the highlight games of the night in North Myrtle Beach, as Hillcrest Prep made the long travel to take on Moravian Prep, with both teams having top-tier talent.  Hillcrest Prep’s size and ability to get out in transition ultimately was too much for Moravian Prep, but it was a fun one to watch.  Here are a few standouts from the game. 2020...

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Recruitment hitting another level for 2020 6’8 Josh Hall

Phenom Hoop Report has watched so many young prospects grow up to where they are today, reaching new levels in their game, development, and recruitment.  One prospect that we have seen countless times over the years is 6’8 Josh Hall, watching him as a young prospect to now one of the hottest targets in the 2020 class. Hall has always displayed the potential to be a high major prospect but it is...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase Names and Storylines You Need to Know

Carmel Christian Vs. Independence was the Hoop State’s Game of the Year!! 6’9″ junior Obinna Anochili-Killen Chapmanville (WV) What is not to like about a high level defender, who is fluid with good hands and touch. The defensive switchability for Anochili-Killen is off the charts, exactly what you look for in modern basketball. Standing at a lengthy and explosive...

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