PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Kinston MLK 2nd Half of the Day Standouts

6’8″ 2020 Josh Hall of Moravian Prep24 Points. 9-16 FG. 4 Boards. Hall had the much anticipated matchup with Isaiah Todd. Hall came away with the team victory in this one and finished with a number of buckets, showcasing his ability to create in the half court. Hall is committed to NC State. 6’8″ 2021 Dontrez Styles of Kinston18 Points. 8 Rebounds. Styles is a physically...

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Evening Standouts at Kinston MLK Classic

6’3 ’21 Carter Whitt (Leesville Road) It would be extremely difficult to find many performers from the Kinston MLK Classic better than Whitt. He was the ultimate leader and decision-maker for this team, consistently setting up others, scoring on all three levels, and rebounding at a terrific rate for a guard. Whitt highlighted quality shooting efficiency and continues to show improved...

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Top 25 Josh Hall vs Dontrez Styles; Moravian Prep – Kinston Raw Game Highlights!!!

Check out highlights between Moravian Prep and Kinston HS from Day 1 of the John Wall Holiday Invitational. Kinston was led by duo Dontrez Styles and Isaac Parson while Moravian was led by their duo of NC State commits Josh Hall and Shakeel Moore. Moravian won the game and advances to play the winner of Hillcrest - Combine.

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#TheJohnWall: Day One Thoughts, Day Two Preview

Dontrez Styles is More Than Ready For Prime Time Kinston wing Dontrez Styles showed everyone in attendance why he’s widely regarded as the top 2021 prospect in the HoopState with his performance against Moravian Prep. Kinston ultimately fell up a little short to the stacked Moravian squad but Styles led a ferocious comeback that got the crowd really involved. He gets it done at both ends of the...

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Moravian Prep v. The Burlington School

On Tuesday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to The Burlington School in Burlington, North Carolina as the Spartans prepared to host national powerhouse Moravian Prep. It was a highly-anticipated matchup and would ultimately turn out to be a test for both squads. Moravian Prep is fresh off the heels of some difficult battles at Bojangles Bash and our Battle at the Rock, defeating every opponent and...

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Battle at the Rock “Coach Rick’s Top 15 Performers”

Battle at the Rock Top 15 Performers 6’9 2020 Josh Hall (Moravian Prep)  The NC State commit came into the Battle at the Rock on a mission. They were playing four games in three days and Hall had determined he wasn’t leaving the Palmetto State with a loss. On Thurday, Moravian Prep scored an upset win over nationally ranked Dream City. The next day, Moraian Prep travelled to Columbia to...

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Standouts and Storylines from 3rd Annual Hoops and Dreams Showcase

Jayden Doyle is One of NCs Premier 2021 Prospects Not many have heard about Jayden Doyle, a 6’5” junior wing at Freedom Christian in Fayetteville, North Carolina. However, we were fortunate enough to see him this summer on the AAU circuit and in his first week practicing with Freedom, after transferring this year from South Doyle High School near Knoxville, Tennessee. We immediately ranked Doyle...

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Evening Standouts at Day Two of Hoops and Dreams

6’5 ’20 Trent McIntyre (Piedmont Classical) There are a ton of exciting prospects on this Piedmont Classical team, but few are as productive as McIntyre on a game-to-game basis. It’s honestly somewhat surprising that he hasn’t started get recruited on the Division I level, simply because his approach, mentality, and skillset never waver. He has IQ, size, and phenomenal two-way versatility, which...

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#PhenomGateCity: Miles Magical Five (Night One)

6’4 2021 Darrius Davis: Moravian Prep (15 Points, 5-7 FG, 5-5 FT, 3 Rebounds) Josh Hall and Shakeel Moore get the headlines for Moravian Prep and deservedly so. They’re both unique talents that bring an undeniable level of production and excitement to the floor each and every time they suit up, but Moravian Prep doesn’t take that game the way they did without the performance of Darrius Davis....

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#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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