PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Battle at the Rock “Thoughts, Takeaways and Stock Risers.”

Battle at the Rock “Thoughts, Takeaways and Stock Risers” Part 1 The Second Annual Battle of the Rock was yet again another high profile, high level, action packed event. Some of the top teams and players were in attendance and special thanks to the York County Visitors Bureau for being great hosts for this growing and prestigious event. Now, let’s take a closer look at our thoughts, takeaways...

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Cam Thomas (31) vs. KD Johnson (21) … the Oak Hill vs Hargrave Game NEVER Disappoints!

The annual Oak Hill vs. Hargrave matchup went down last night and Phenom Hoops was on hand for the show. The headlining matchup was Georgia commit KD Johnson and 5-star Cam Johnson.

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Is Cam Thomas the Best Pure Scorer in High School Basketball?! Many Say Yes…

There is no doubt about it, Cam Thomas is an elite bucket getter. In our humble opinion, as we have stated before, we believe Thomas is the best pure-bucket getter in the country. Hall of Fame Oak Hill Head Coach Steve Smith stated, “Nothing he does on the offensive end of the floor ever surprises me.” Smith went on to tell D1 Circuit, “He is one of the most locked-in players I have seen in high...

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Phenom Hoops Podcast: Phenom WNC 150 recap/ Discussing Rivals 150 rankings

Phenom Hoops Podcast is back again this week, this time breaking down several topics, including recapping the Phenom WNC 150, discussing the latest offers and commitments, breaking down the latest Rivals 150 rankings for the class of 2020, and dissecting the rosters of IMG Academy, Montverde Academy, and Oak Hill.

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The Best Individual Performances Seen at the 2018 Bojangles Bash

6’3″ 2019 Chico Carter (Murray State) Cardinal Newman (Columbia, SC) Game 14 Vs. Gray Collegiate 39 Points, 13-22 FG, 6 Boards In a game with a lot of eyes on it, pitted against two highly thought of guards, Carter was nothing short of spectacular. He got to the free throw line 12 times, he knocked down 3 threes and finished 10-12 from 2-point. Carter is the next point guard in line...

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Battle at the Rock: Day 2; K-Rob’s Second Half Standouts

The gym has filled up for the afternoon/evening session of the day. Here’s my ‘second half’ recap.     Final Scores   Game 5: Northside Christian Academy – 71 Rock Hill High School – 65   Game 6: Nation Ford – 82 Porter Gaud – 51   Game 7: Oak Hill Academy – 75 Dorman High School – 59   Game 8: Oak Hill Academy...

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NC talent fuels Houston Baptist to statement win over ACC opponent

Houston Baptist got a statement 93-91 win over the weekend but it felt like a homecoming to five players on the Huskies roster. The Huskies took down Acc school Wake Forest at the Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum on Black Friday, this was a game where HBU found themselves heavy underdogs. HBU was down 14 points with nine minutes left in regulation before utilizing a late run and stall worth...

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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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Open Gym Tour: Oak Hill Academy vs. Hargrave Military

Open Gym Tour: Oak Hill vs. Hargrave Post Grad   Phenom Hoop Report travelled to picturesque Surry Central High School located in the heart of the North Carolina wine industry. With a cool crisp nip in the air, it’s the start of another high school basketball season and what better way to start it off with the annual scrimmage game between Oak Hill Academy and Hargrave Post Grad. While the...

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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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Five Released in USA Today’s 2019 “Chosen 25” will Compete in Battle at the Rock

USA Today High School Sports came out with their high school Chosen 25 rankings and it carried a Battle at the Rock feel to it. Each year, Jason Jordan will put out his “Chosen 25” of the senior class and this year five players who are competing in the Battle at the Rock made their way onto the list. In fact, all five of the players are in the Top 20 of the ranking. Topping the list, at number...

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The Depth of High Major Talent is Astonishing with the CP3 16s

Every year Team CP3 is loaded with talent at every level and naturally this year is no different. In fact, this 16u team is as deep, with high level, talent as any team the region has seen in quite some time. Every player on the roster is a mid to high major type player, with most of them being the later. This team is filled with long athletic players who play a very fluid style as they can all,...

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McDonald’s All American Game Rosters Have Been Announced

The McDonald’s All American Game, high school basketballs most prestigious camp in high school basketball teams has been selected. Over the last two seasons there have been eleven (11) players who have attended Phenom Hoops events selected to play in this game. Year after year Phenom Hoops proves the elite players come to compete on this platform and year after year, players who have attended...

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