PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Overflowing with Talent: Team CP3 15U (2024)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for a variety of high-level basketball. Our Phenom Post-Grad Nationals began on Friday while the Hoopstate Championship and Spring Tip-Off Classic kicked-off on Saturday—making for an extremely entertaining weekend. There were countless notable teams and players from all three...

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Phenom Spring Tip-Off: Day 2 Early Standouts

Arki Thorton of Combine Academy Regional is an athletic versatile wing who simply takes over games with his activity and energy. He has the ability to get to the basket with ease and finish over defenders. He displayed flashes of his shooting ability as well as he hit a few from behind the arc. He rebounds the ball well on both ends of the floor  Defensively, he plays with a ton of energy and...

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Wayne Country Day vs Greenfield

The stage was set for the NCISAA Coastal Plain Conference Championship. Wayne Country Day (20-2) hosted Greenfield (11-4) for the conference title on Friday night in Goldsboro. It’s never easy to beat a team three times in a single season. So you knew it was going to be a battle all night. Columbia signee, Jaden Cooper started the game off with a drive and a basket. Wayne Country Day...

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Greenfield School vs Wilson Prep

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops travelled to Wilson, North Carolina to watch the rematch between Greenfield School and Wilson Preparatory Academy. On Thursday, Greenfield won at home 62-61 in their first meeting. That was Wilson Prep’s first game of the season. Two days later, the return game was held at Wilson Prep. In a high scoring first quarter, Aaron Murphy and Tychaun Clay led the way for...

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Phenom Game Report: Freedom Christian Academy vs. Greenfield (Recap/Standouts)

Jalen Higgins Phenom Hoops tuned in on Tuesday night, as Freedom Christian Academy traveled to Greenfield for a big-time showdown. Two teams that have a lot of intriguing talent, took the court for an interesting matchup. Greenfield started out strong behind the play of Aaron Murphy, getting out to an early lead by the three-ball was key for Freedom, as they found success from behind the arc to...

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Five Noteworthy Names in North Carolina’s Class of 2024

Each year, North Carolina reminds everyone just how much talent resides within the Hoopstate. New faces emerge, prospects transfer in to prove themselves, and dozens upon dozens of players earn opportunities to further their career at the next level. That being said, the consistent amount of young, upcoming talent is what continues to stand out across the entire state. Now, North Carolina’s...

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Reviewing the Tape: Greenfield (vs. Central Alamance Prep) (Standouts)

Phenom Hoops went back to review the tape of Greenfield, as they took on Central Alamance Prep. It was a chance to watch a program that has an intriguing blend of talent. Greenfield took charge early in the action and this game was never really in doubt, with Greenfield moving to 2-0 with an 88-40 win at home.

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Late Standouts #PhenomFallFinale

6’6 Caleb Lominac of NLPB 803 is such a strong wing and uses his strength and athleticism to be relentless in the paint. He attacks the rim hard, creates contact, and finishes consistently. He rebounds very well for his size and has the IQ and handling ability to push the break and make good decisions. He has a great touch on his jumper that allows him to be a good shooter off the catch. He...

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GAME WINNING SHOT by an 8th GRADER! Greenfield vs Burlington School at Kinston MLK Classic!

Check out highlights between Burlington School and Greenfield School at the 2020 Kinston MLK Classic presented by the Hoopstate Network. The game was back and forth up until the end. 8th grader Hampton Evans drilled the game-winning jump shot with less than 2 seconds to go in the game.

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — Week 1 Review

This is one of our favorite times of the year, traveling across the region to various Open Gyms, it means the basketball season is just around the corner. We join college coaches from across the country, in scouring our region to find players. Some gyms we walk in have 10+ coaches sitting, watching the practice, other gyms with no one (those are the favorite gyms!). It’s also great to...

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