PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

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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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Daniel Lobach

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Player Standouts at Session II of Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase

Moravian Prep: 6’7 ’19 Daniel Lobach The combo-forward causes a bunch of matchup problems for opponents, as he possesses a terrific blend of interior and perimeter skills. Lobach is able to reliably stretch the floor and force the opposition to account for him at all times. He also displays phenomenal touch and instincts around the basket, which allows him to conform and adapt to whatever role...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: Battle of Contrasting Styles

This Saturday, Phenom Hoops is slated to travel to Carmel Christian in Charlotte, North Carolina for another terrific day of high school basketball. There are so many exciting stories and subplots throughout this upcoming event, but few that are more intriguing than the first evening matchup between Moravian Prep and Concord First Assembly. There’s no debating that these two teams are in the...

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Unsigned Seniors Who Showed Out During the Holidays (Part Two)

The early signing period has come and gone, but an abundance of Division I prospects remain unclaimed from the Carolinas. Many of these guys made a noteworthy impression on college coaches throughout the holiday break and this article will take a closer look at some of the top standouts.   5’11 Mikey Dukes (First Baptist) What more is there to say about Mikey Dukes? At this point, it’s time...

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6’9 Josh Hall to reclassify to 2020

Josh Hall will reclassify to 2020    Per coach Antonio Lowe (Moravian Prep), 6’9 Josh Hall will reclassify to the graduating class of 2020. Josh Hall has seen his stock rise dramatically with his play at Moravian Prep this season and continues to be one of the hottest prospects for his size and position. . We’re talking about a mobile, fluid, agile and multi-talented wing. Hall...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Features Numerous Unsigned Seniors Primed for D1 Scholarships

The early signing period has come and the college coaches recruiting boards have reshuffled. They are out on the prowl looking for players who are still available to fill their roster spots. This cycle has seen many players slip through the cracks, high level prospects who, for whatever reason, aren’t getting the love they should. The great things about Phenom’s Capital City Jam is a...

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Six Unsigned Senior Point Guards in North Carolina Coaches HAVE to See

6’2” Travian McCray Village Christian (Fayetteville, NC) Offers: USC-Upstate, Campbell, Radford, Stetson, SC State Toughness is the key here, explosion and toughness in every sense of the word. He is a winner who makes everyone around him elevate their game. McCray is a strong and sturdy lead guard who makes shots and takes care of the ball. Sure he is a volume guard, but his wins games and...

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Five under the radar to Watch: Phenom National Showcase

The National Showcase has been headlined by some of the top players to come through the prep ranks in recent years, but there have also been sleepers to break onto the scene and really make a name for themselves.   Greensboro, North Carolina-  The Phenom National Showcase is upon us once again and this year may be bigger than ever, hoops media giant Slam Magazine is partnering up this year...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

Jamie’s List of Five Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic It was a pretty spectacular two days. The crowd was incredible, thanks to the fans of Charlotte, North Carolina for showing out. The play on the court warranted a raucous crowd, as the big time players made big time play after big time play. Here is who we saw as the event’s top performers… 6’5” 2019 Josh Nickelberry (Louisville) Northwood...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Kevin’s Fab 5

Kevin’s Fab 5 Phenom’s High School Jamboree   6’4 2019 Julius Burch: Southern Guilford High School Julius Burch had a pretty good day making an impact throughout each game. It’s a joy to watch players like Julius who I know have put in countless of hours in the gym to become a better player. He looked to score more than I have seen in the past which I believe will make Southern Guilford a...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Coach’s Rick Stock Raisers

The start of the high school season is upon us. At the 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree, we got a nice glimpse of the players who have made the biggest jump in their game. These are the players who have put in work during the summer and off season to get better. Now, we will take a closer look at players that impressed us with their improvement and guys who has raised their stock....

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Session 1)

6’6” 2019 Mike Christmas Landstown High School (VA) James Madison Commit Christmas came into this event as a committed senior. He had all four James Madison coaches sitting baseline, watching and rightfully so. With the amount of high major and mid major coaches in the stands, they had to protect their commitment. Christmas did everything during the day, scoring the ball at every level. He has a...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 10/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 10/10) The UnCommitted Seniors We previously wrote about the fourteen seniors attending tomorrow’s Phenom’s High School Jamboree who are already committed to colleges. This write up will speak more toward the seniors who have not committed but have yet to make a decision. We will also briefly touch on juniors who are sure to...

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Brandon Lee’s Transfer Watch: Pt 1 the Intro

Transfers have become a big part of off season chatter in recent years with prep hoops news adapting the year round model. Every season we see a host of prospects swap jerseys for various reasons in search of new opportunities, or sometimes to rekindle old success of the past. This year is no different so I have taken on the responsibility of catching you up on some of the latest changes and...

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Moravian Prep Gearing Up for Battle

There are circumstances in high school sports that can sound too good to be true, but this Moravian Prep roster has truly become more competitive by the day and should be one of the most exciting new-look programs in the area. They have done a quality job of bringing in kids and providing them with an opportunity to play at the collegiate level. Last year’s team had a slew of prospects that...

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