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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Harold Smith #18: 5’8 ’21 Lavonte Hughes (Cherryville) Starting things off, we look at a player that embodies the “heart over height” notion quite well, Lavonte Hughes. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect that plays bigger than his size on both ends of the floor. Hughes is an exceptional penetrator with the ability to finish strong through contact with either hand or setup...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Trey Jones #42: 6’0 ’20 Randy Stutts (Alamance Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his vision and passing ability, Randy Stutts. He’s an unselfish, strong-bodied point guard prospect that knows how to get downhill and make plays for himself and others. Stutts is a great rebounder for his position and can knock down perimeter jumpers within the...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Teddy Shickel #66: 5’7 ’22 Mekhi Gibson (Scotland) Starting things off, we look at a player that proved to be lightning-quick with or without the ball in his hands, Mekhi Gibson. He’s a smart, quick, slightly undersized point guard prospect with sharp penetration skills and the ability to attack the basket, set up others, or knock down perimeter jumpers. Gibson plays bigger than...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Chris Callaway #65: 5’7 ’23 Jason Hancock (Greensboro Day) Starting things off, we look at a player that continues to showcase an advanced skillset and overall feel for the game, Jason Hancock. He’s a smart, crafty guard prospect with quality creation skills and the ability to reliably operate from either guard position. Hancock utilizes his quickness and change of direction to get...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Kelvin Reid #62: 6’2 ’21 Donovan Vinson (Neuse Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed flashes of scoring prowess throughout camp, Donovan Vinson. He’s a smart, strong-bodied guard with an excellent scoring arsenal and the ability to make plays with or without the ball in his hands. Vinson can score the ball effectively from all three levels or take...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Greg Harmon #60: 5’5 ’23 Mason Trombley (Northwest Cabarrus) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed a willingness to do whatever possible to get involved in the action, Mason Trombley. He’s a smart, slightly undersized point guard prospect that knows how to communicate and maximize his offensive touches. Trombley can initiate offense, operate without the ball, and...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons #63: 5’6 ’20 Alexander Jones (Phillip O’Berry) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to impact the game despite his lack of size, Alexander Jones. He’s a tough, strong, heady point guard prospect with a nice blend of scoring, defense, and playmaking. Jones is extremely quick and fast, and can leave opponents in the dust in transition. Next in...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Jake Senyo #39: 6’0’ 23 Lemi Henderson (Hickory Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed a fairly well-rounded skillset for his age, Lemi Henderson. He’s a young wing prospect with nice size, vision, quickness, and the ability to finish strong around the basket. Henderson is unselfish and typically looks to make the best available play. He moves quite well...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell #8: 5’7 ’24 Zehren Hilton (Catawba Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player that consistently plays bigger than his size on both ends of the floor, Zehren Hilton. He’s a young, wiry, high-IQ guard prospect that knows how to constantly involve himself in the action despite a lack of size. Hilton is an unselfish playmaker and excellent perimeter shooter that...

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PHR Podcast: NCHSAA Playoff Predictions/ NC Phenom, NC Jr Phenom Standouts

Phenom Hoops sits down for another podcast, discussing some of the names that impressed at the North Carolina Jr Phenom and NC Phenom 150. Who were a few unsigned seniors that caught our eye, as well as other underclassmen who stood out? Listen in to find out.

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NC Phenom 150 Late Bloomer Watch List

NC Phenom 150 Late Bloomers At the 16th Annual NC Phenom 150 camp, we once again got an opportunity to see players that we may not gotten a chance to watch during the high school season. We have often stated, “it’s not where you start that counts, but where you finish,” and this custom made for players in the 6’7 range or taller. Now, let’s take a closer look at some of the players that grabbed...

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NC Phenom 150 Top Freshmen

ClassHeightPlayerCityStateHigh School20236′1″Alik LewisBurlingtonNCEastern Alamance 20235′10″Caleb SenyoFletcherNCVeritas Christian Academy20235′9″Casian RichardWinston SalemNCEast Forsyth20236′2″Cole CallawayMooresvilleNCPine Lake Preparatory20236′4″Daevin HobbsMooresvilleNCJay M Robinson20235′9″Keshawn BrownDurhamNCCary Academy20236′2″LUKE BROWNPinnacleNCEast...

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NC Phenom 150 Top 2022 Players

ClassHeightPlayerCityStateHigh School20226′1″Caden FitzgibbonsMount AiryNCMount Airy 20226’6″JaKwon MooreBurgawNCPender 20226’1″Darius Kane BurlingtonNCEastern Alamance20226′0″George Cutler IVSuffolkVACape Henry Collegiate20226′7″Jaydin Spillman-MartinMocksvilleNCDavie County 20226′1″DREW WALKERCharlotteNCNorth Mecklenburg20225’11”Dylan Khan GarnerNCSouth...

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NC Phenom 150 Top 2021 Players

ClassHeightPlayerCityStateHigh School20216′6″Jacari OutlawGoldsboroNCWayne Country Day School20215’8″Isaiah HolmanWendellNCEast Wake 20216′2″Mujahid MooreCharlotteNCZebulon B Vance 20215′11″Glenwood RobinsonMooresvilleNCMooresville 202156’0″Donovan VinsonRaleighNCWakefield High20216′7″Marshall KlugGreensboroNCPage 20216′3″Mandrell...

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NC Phenom 150 Top Unsigned Seniors

ClassHeightPlayerCityStateHigh School20206′3″Bryce CauseyJamestownNCSouthwest Guilford 20206′1″Terry White Jr.YorktownVAGrafton 20206′3″Yahsheem KendrickMount HollyNCCramerton Christian Academy20206′5″Harry CashBlufftonSCMay River 20206′2″Davis GroomsLincolntonNCLincolnton  High School20206′5″Colin RadcliffeRichlandsNCLiving Water Christian20206′4″Austin...

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NC Phenom 150 Top 40 Scorers

ClassHeightPlayerCityStateHigh SchoolAvg.20236′2″Cole CallawayMooresvilleNCPine Lake Preparatory22.020206′3″Bryce CauseyJamestownNCSouthwest Guilford 21.020206′1″Terry White Jr.YorktownVAGrafton 20.020235′9″Casian RichardWinston SalemNCEast Forsyth18.520216′6″Jacari OutlawGoldsboroNCWayne Country Day School16.520226′1″Caden FitzgibbonsMount AiryNCMount...

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Player Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp

#59- Jakwon Moore- There are a ton of enticing prospects in attendance, but Moore is arguably the most appealing. He has all the necessary tools to be a game-changing prospect at the next level, especially considering he’s only going to continue to improve. Moore utilized his athleticism around the basket for rebounds and finishes but also created very well off the bounce for pull-up jumpers. ...

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NC Phenom 150 2021 All-Tournament Team

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2021 6′3″ 121 Walter Ghaffar Lumberton NC Cleveland High School 2021 6′4″ 128 Jayson Fain Martinsville VA Carlisle School 2021 5′10″ 71 Chris Hunter Concord NC Cox Mill High School 2021 6′6″ 135 Jacob Morgan Huntersville NC Pine Lake Prep 2021 6′0″ 89 Arrington Jones Winston- Salem NC Winston Salem Christian School   No. 121 6’3 2021 Walter...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 1 Award Winners

NC Phenom 150 Session 1 Award Winners It was another successful NC Phenom 150 camp. Entering our 16th season hosting the top regional evaluation/exposure in the country, we want to take the time to honor the “Award Winners” from session 1 of the NC Phenom 150 camp held Sunday, October 6th.   No. 117 6’3 2020 Austin Locklear (Cape Fear Christian Academy)  Camp MVP: With...

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NC Phenom 150 2022 All Tournament Team

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2022 6′4″ 125 Isaiah J Williams Indian Trail NC Porter Ridge High School 2022 6’1″ 83 Jackson Helms Summerfield NC Northern Guilford High School 2022 5′11″ 82 A.J. Cook Waxhaw NC Weddington High School 2022 6′4″ 130 Nolan Hodge Greensboro NC Northern Guilford High School 2022 6′2″ 113 Kyle Frazier Weddington NC Weddington High School 2022...

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NC Phenom 150 2023 All Tournament Team

NC Phenom 150 2023 All Tournament Team Class Height Name City State High School 2023 6′4″ Jakwon McKnight Oxford NC JF Webb High School 2023 6′6″ Prashant Hill Concord NC Cannon School 2023 6′9″ Callum Richard Stanley NC Gaston Day School 2023 6′0″ Josiah Watkins Greensboro NC The Burlington School 2023 6′2″ Bryce Cash Charlotte NC Charlotte Christian School The North Carolina 2023 class was...

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NC Phenom 150 Scoring Leaders Top 50

Class Height Name City State High School Avg. 2023 6′4″ Jakwon McKnight Oxford NC JF Webb High School 22.5 2020 6′3″ Austin Locklear Coats NC Cape Fear Christian Academy 19.5 2022 6′4″ Isaiah J Williams Indian Trail NC Porter Ridge High School 18 2021 6′3″ Walter Ghaffar Lumberton NC Cleveland High School 17.5 2021 6′4″ Jayson Fain Martinsville VA Carlisle School 16 2022 5′11″ Jackson Helms...

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Phenom Eastern North Carolina Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Rod Williams   #12: 5’8 ’21 Gavin Wilkerson (Cape Fear) Starting things off, we look at a player that provided his team with great energy and an unselfish mentality, Gavin Wilkerson. He’s an undersized guard prospect with nice spot-up skills and the ability to make his presence felt quite well without the ball. Wilkerson looks to keep the ball moving whenever possible but also...

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2022 6’2 Lebron Thomas could be the next star guard from South Carolina

South Carolina has been a state that has gone under the radar as far as finding talent. But Lebron Thomas, a 6’2 2022 prospect from Lee Central HS, maybe the next in line for the state.

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North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #8: 5’8 ’22 Vansh Nishchal (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his strong motor and ability to operate within the team concept, Vansh Nishchal. He’s a wiry guard prospect that knows how to play his role and make plays for others while taking advantage of easy scoring opportunities. He’s a solid rebounder for his size and...

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North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #7: 5’7 ’21 Leonard Harper III (Raleigh, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that worked hard and provided great energy on both ends of the floor during camp, Leonard Harper III. He’s a wiry, slightly undersized guard prospect with a high IQ and an array of useful playmaking skills. Harper scores the ball efficiently from all three levels and...

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North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Jones   #6: 5’7 ’24 Izaiah Littlejohn (Hickory, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that did a terrific job of making an impact on both sides of the ball, Izaiah Littlejohn. He’s a young guard prospect with a nice feel for the game and a quality understanding of how to operate within the team concept. Littlejohn stood out with his smooth jumper from midrange and...

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