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Breakout Potential: UNCG’s redshirt-freshman Dericko Williams

Wes Miller has had UNCG rolling the last few years and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down this upcoming season, as the Spartans return several key guys this year once again. Senior Isaiah Miller will look to lead the way once again but a name to start looking at is sophomore Dericko Williams, as he could be the breakout player this season for UNCG.

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New names looking to provide help at South Carolina

Last season, the Gamecocks finished 18-13 overall and 6th in the SEC with a 10-8 conference record.  The program only hopes they can continue to build off a solid season, especially with several players returning this upcoming season. The return of AJ Lawson was big but Coach Martin will still need a few new names to step up and provide positive minutes. That is where we are to going dive...

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East Carolina making noise with 2021 recruiting class

You don’t always get a chance to see East Carolina in the news but with their latest two grabs and now three commitments on board for 2021, the Pirates coaching staff and fans should be excited about the future of the basketball program. ECU hasn’t been a basketball factory over the past several years but it seems that head coach Joe Dooley has this program headed in the right direction quickly!...

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Stars of the ACC: Players leading the way in the conference (2020-21 season) (Part II)

Getting into the college basketball spirit, Phenom Hoops is looking around conferences for some of the top players that should lead the charge. In a 2-part series, we take a look at a few players that should be the stars of the ACC in the coming year.

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Stars of the ACC: Players leading the way in the conference (2020-21 season) (Part I)

Getting into the college basketball spirit, Phenom Hoops is looking around conferences for some of the top players that should lead the charge. In a 2-part series, we first take a look at a few players that should be the stars of the ACC in the coming year.

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Class breakdown: Alabama Crimson Tide

Head coach Nate Oats should have fans around the SEC on notice about the future of Alabama basketball, especially with the mixture of young and experienced talent. Several new names should quickly make their mark for the Crimson Tide, including a key transfer from Villanova in Jahvon Quinerly, who was already sitting out.

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Early look at the 2020-21 Duke Blue Devils roster

Once again, the Blue Devils will have a new look with new names on the court this upcoming season. Bringing some key pieces back but also adding another impressive Top-5 recruiting class, Duke should yet again start in the Top-25 rankings. It will be interesting to see how this team meshes early on. Lets get an early look at the roster for the Blue Devils here.

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Queens Adds Another Dynamic Piece

Although Bart Lundy and staff receive a lot of credit for being able to recruit their region like a Division I program, they continue to impress with moves like securing Quan McCluney on the transfer market from College of Charleston. It’s been a few years removed from watching during his high school playing days, but McCluney is still someone who could immediately come in and become a focal...

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The Domino Effect: Steve Forbes

Last week, Wake Forest shocked the basketball community by accelerating their process to rid themselves of Danny Manning and hire a new coach. The hire? Steve Forbes from East Tennessee State was chosen over a group headlined by Wes Miller (UNCG). It was a move that seemed to be widely respected from all fans, players, and coaches, but what would be the ultimate implication? We already know that...

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Mars Hill future looking bright, starting with 2020 recruiting class

Mars Hill has been getting the job done for the future, especially in recruiting and securing critical pieces. Phenom Hoops dives into each player that the program has been able to secure, as each brings a unique skill to the floor and will be a critical part of the future at Mars Hill.

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Size and Versatility shine in Catawba’s 2020 recruiting class

So far, they have six critical pieces that will look to make an impact and they have a chance to possibly add another to this group but when you look at what they bring in, you have to be excited once again with what this team could look like in the coming years.

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UNC-Pembroke securing impressive 2020 recruiting class

Head coach Drew Richards and UNC-Pembroke have done a tremendous job on the recruiting trail for their 2020 class. Securing multiple guards, a key transfer, and forwards that can impact the floor on multiple levels, UNC-Pembroke certainly has some dudes coming in.

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Key additions round-up UNCG’s 2020 recruiting class

Head coach Wes Miller and the coaching staff at UNC-Greensboro have been busy on the recruiting trail, grabbing talent on multiple levels for their 2020 recruiting class and transfers that can make an immediate impact. Grabbing key pieces, versatility, athleticism, and size, the Spartans have certainly covered many areas of need for the future.

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Something “special” coming to Auburn with 2020 recruiting class

With Auburn’s latest commitment from JT Thor, a 6’8 forward from Georgia, the Tigers are gathering an impressive class nationally for 2020. With signed letters of intent already from 5-star Sharife Cooper, forward Chris Moore, and guard Justin Powell, along with the commitment from Thor, Auburn is looking in great shape to bring in a Top-10 recruiting class for the upcoming season under head coach Bruce Pearl.

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Elon making noise with impressive 2020 recruiting class

If you haven't noticed, Elon has been making some noise in the recruiting world for their 2020 class. Already securing three players early on that should provide help, they were able to secure a key transfer as well as one of the top unsigned seniors in the state of North Carolina lately.

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Future looking bright for NC State: 2020 recruiting class breakdown

One of the more underrated classes in the country for 2020 is with NC State, as they have landed five big-time recruits that certainly will be able to help them in areas in the coming years. Grabbing 5-star prospect Josh Hall, two athletic guards, a forward that can stretch the floor, and a big-time shot blocker down low, head coach Kevin Keatts secured a class that could certainly make a huge impact next season. Let’s dive into what each one can bring.

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Champion of Champions Bracket (College Basketball)

Phenom Hoops is bringing readers an interesting college basketball bracket, as the past 16 college basketball champions match up against each other and we shall see who is crowned the Champion of Champions... Check out the bracket below and cast your vote, as we start off in the Round of 16.

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Under-the-radar freshmen campaigns in the ACC

In the Atlantic Coast Conference, there were plenty of freshmen that made their mark on the conference, led by the likes of Duke's Vernon Carey Jr. and Cassius Stanley, Virginia Tech's Landers Nolley, and UNC's Armando Bacot. But those were the only ones that should be recognized, so we have a few more players that had an impressive season that may have gone a little under the radar.

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Trey Wertz Narrows List

Trey Wertz Narrows List to 11 When we announced earlier in the week that 6’5 sophomore Trey Wertz of Santa Clara had put his name in the NCAA transfer portal, we knew his recruitment would take off. In our article “It’s Not Where You Start, “it was just a matter of time that Trey Wertz would be in the conversation as a high major prospect. Upon arriving at Santa Clara, Trey transitioned...

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