PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’4 Elan Muniz

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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West Stokes v. North Forsyth

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled to West Stokes in King, North Carolina, as the Wildcats prepared to host the Vikings of North Forsyth in the second round of the 2A NCHSAA playoffs. These squads met twice in the regular season, where West Stokes took both contests by a narrow three-point margin (including an overtime battle). Needless to say, North Forsyth was looking to rewrite the script and...

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Summer Havoc Final Thoughts

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- With Summer Havoc wrapped up, we officially have one travel ball showcase remaining on the Phenom Hoops schedule. Summer Havoc was four days of non stop hardwood action, dozens of offers were earned, and a number of prospects drove their...

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Player Standouts (Day 2) from Dudley (Court 1) at the David Rose MDC

5’4 2022 Zane Caudle (Carolina Wolves 16u) Zane Caudle quickly became one of my favorite players to watch this weekend. A rising sophomore playing up with rising juniors, Caudle performed exceedingly well and fit right in with his older peers. His game is extremely advanced, playing with patience and controlling the floor as his team’s starting point guard. His court vision cannot be...

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Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic, Day 2 (5/26/19); K-Rob’s Second Half Standouts

  Ah, it feels refreshing to be back down here in North Carolina with our Phenom Hoops scouting team! As the Virginia guy, I’ve spent the last several months occupied with covering events in my home state. Still, I knew I had to capitalize when the opportunity presented itself to cover our annual ‘David Rose Memorial Day Classic’ (honoring the late staff sergeant, David Rose) in the city of...

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North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #1: 5’4 ’23 Caleb Bruni (Jonesborough, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to highlight a nice array of skills, Caleb Bruni. He’s a young, slightly undersized guard prospect with a solid feel for the game and the ability to operate with or without the ball. Bruni showed the ability to score from all levels while getting his teammates...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 1: Evaluation Team 9

North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations   Team 9 Coach Josh Thompson   #68: 5’7 ’21 Jarius Northam (Durham, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that possesses a lot of natural playmaking and leadership ability, Jairus Northam. He’s a point guard prospect with sharp quickness and a solid overall feel for the game. Offensively, Northam easily gets by opponents and showcases...

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