PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

HIGHLIGHTS: Jamarii Thomas x Kuluel Mading vs Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison Goes Down in Rock Hill!

Liberty Heights and The Burlington School battled it out in Rock Hill Tuesday night, bringing two of the top teams in the state together. It came down to the end in an exciting fashion, eventually going into overtime. Liberty was able to eventually take home the win, as you can check out all the highlights.

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The program deserving national attention: Liberty Heights

Even during this unique time in high school basketball, we have still been able to watch several of the top teams around the country. Whether they have been ranked by national outlets or not, it has been a joy to see just how talented some of these programs really are and what they have been able to accomplish so far. It can be seen with many of these teams why they are in the national...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison VS Demar Anderson x Simpkins Twins at Phenom MLK Showcase!

Two of the top teams in the state matched up at the Phenom MLK Showcase, as Liberty Heights and Victory Christian battled it out. Loaded with talent on both sides, this was a highly-anticipated showdown and you can check out all the highlights.

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The Bash – Friday Night Standouts

Game 1Winston-Salem Christian 57Liberty Heights 55 Quante Berry             6’4       2022    (Winston-Salem Christian) Quante Berry was really good in last night’s win over Liberty Heights. Coming into the season, one would say he was better at the shooting guard position...

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Game Report: Liberty Heights vs The Burlington School

Last night, Phenom Hoops tuned in online for the Liberty Heights versus The Burlington School game. The game featured two very talented teams and two coaches who do an extremely good job with their programs. The game started off as one would expect. Kuluel Mading knocked down a three-pointer to put TBS on the board first. Then Jonas Aidoo answered on the other end for Liberty Heights with an...

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Phenom November Classic: Liberty Heights vs. Legion (Recap/ Standouts)

The 3:30 matchup on the afternoon was between Liberty Heights, who came off an hard-fought win on Friday night and Legion, who also was able to secure a tough victory late Friday.  Both were looking to go 2-0 on the weekend at the Phenom November Classic. Liberty Heights came out strong with an early 10-0 lead before Legion called time out.  Legion got on the board but it was tough...

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2020 6’7 Kahari Rogers (Liberty Heights) continues to focus on his game

One prospect of intrigue this season was 2020 6’5 Kahari Rogers, a player that brings tremendous size as a guard and can be a knockdown shooter. This season though at Liberty Heights, he looked to showcase that he can be much more, proving to be a three-level scorer and improving in other areas of his game.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Combine vs Liberty Heights; Kam Edwards & Kahari Rogers CATCH FIRE from Deep!

Check out highlights between Liberty Heights and Combine Academy at the Phenom Hoops X HoopState State Championship. This was semi-final no. 2 of the night and the winner would play Moravian Prep in the Championship. Combine was led by Jalen Hood-Schifino and Robert Dillingham while LHI was led by Kam Edwards and Kahari Rogers. 

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 3

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 2

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Day 1 Takeaways/ What to watch for on Day 2: #PhenomHoopState Championship

It was a great day of basketball in Lincolnton and you could certainly feel the energy and intensity in the building… these teams came to compete for a championship. With four games in the books and winners moving a bit closer to the ultimate goal, we had a few notes and takeaways from Day 1, while also what we are looking at on Day 2.

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Standouts and Storylines from 3rd Annual Hoops and Dreams Showcase

Jayden Doyle is One of NCs Premier 2021 Prospects Not many have heard about Jayden Doyle, a 6’5” junior wing at Freedom Christian in Fayetteville, North Carolina. However, we were fortunate enough to see him this summer on the AAU circuit and in his first week practicing with Freedom, after transferring this year from South Doyle High School near Knoxville, Tennessee. We immediately ranked Doyle...

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Brandon’s Big-Time Ballers at Phenom All-American Camp (Pt. 2)

The inaugural Phenom All American camp came into the weekend as somewhat of an enigma.Greensboro, North Carolina- The Triad played host to the first-ever Phenom All American Camp, our brand and product are recognizable, but until Saturday we hadn’t conducted a true All American Camp. This was another prime opportunity for prospects in the classes of 2020-2024, to get better and boost their...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’5 Deante Petree

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Player Standouts at Session I of Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase

Chapmanville (WV): 6’9 ’20 Obinna Anochili-Killen There’s a lot to like with this Chapmanville team, especially when Anochili-Killen is on the court. He’s long, athletic, and moves like a guard, which makes him a very intriguing two-way prospect. Anochili-Killen can do a solid amount of things on offense, as he can shoot, operate within two to three dribbles, and possesses excellent touch around...

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Why Everyone in the Low Country Needs to Attend Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic

After taking two years off, Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic is back in full force. This year they guys at Porter Gaud teamed up with Phenom Hoop Report and will be bringing a star studded event for everyone in the Low Country to enjoy. The last time Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic took place, players such as Zion Williamson, Josiah James, Trey McGowens, Aaron Nesmith and others took the...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Breakouts — They Did What We Thought They Would

5’11 Unsigned Senior Mikey Dukes First Baptist (Charleston, SC) VCU came in earlier in the week to watch Dukes, and loved him. This comes as no surprise as Dukes is good enough to garner early playing time at a VCU. It is a wonder why he doesn’t already carry 15-20 D1 offers. He is the best available point guard in the Carolinas right now, and (Josiah James aside) he may be the best...

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The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches will take place at Ben Lippen School on Saturday, December 15   Columbia, SC – Ben Lippen School will hold host to the 2nd Annual Phenom’s Capital City Jam, set to take place this Saturday, December 15. The event is set to host eight of the premier teams from...

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Liberty Heights: Overcoming Adversity

Liberty Heights: Overcoming Adversity    For Coach Mike Wright, he has endured a tremendous amount of difficulty and adversity over the past six months. He lost two players in James Hampton and Mikey Maddox. James Hampton (Team United)  collapsed and died at a Nike EYBL basketball game in Hampton, Virginia. A few months later, Mikey Maddox died from a bicycle accident. Maddox was enrolled...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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