PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

If you Can Defend, You Can Play: HS Jamboree Session I

If you have come to a Phenom Exposure Camp this Fall, you have heard Rick Lewis talk about, "you can play at the level you can defend". At Saturday's 7th Annual Phenom's High School Jamboree there were a few defenders who would be classified as "special".

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom HS Jamboree

6’5 ’21 Mike Dudley (United Faith) United Faith always possesses a ton of talent, but Dudley might be the most enticing of their current group. He checks so many boxes, from size to shooting to athleticism, and should only continue to get better. Dudley is so smooth that he’s able to actively toggle between being a primary offensive option and scoring as needed. He could really take off this...

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Elon Elite Camp’s Super Six and More

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Elon University to cover the inaugural Elite Camp under first year head coach Mike Schrage. Elon’s staff of  Jonathan Holmes, Mark Adams, Allen Payne, Tyler Lewis and Josh Pierre did a remarkable job of putting together an excellent roster of talent. In addition, the camp was well organized and scout friendly as the players participated in stations, skill...

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What to Watch For… Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE — Mid-Major Watch

Every year July allows players to break out … Players who have all the tools, who have the size, the touch, the explosion, the skill set to play at a high level, but for whatever reason have been late bloomers or fallen under the proverbial radar. Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE is notorious for these Summer Blow Ups as it has been the stage where the likes of Aaron Nesmith picked up 20 offers and...

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On the Rise: North Carolina’s Class of 2021 (Part Two)

Yesterday, we took a closer look at some of the most underrated scholarship-worthy players within North Carolina’s Class of 2020. Now, we will highlight a variety of different guys in North Carolina’s Class of 2021 that have made a strong impression over these last two months… (Read Part One) 6’7 ’21 Omarion Bodrick (Independence) Everyone across the entire state should already be all-in...

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Team Camp (Part Three)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Queens University for our annual June team camp, which featured an incredible amount of talent from various different pockets of the region. College coaches were in the building and kids got seen by a variety of different programs at the D2, D3, and JUCO levels. This article will take a closer look at some of the most impressive performers from over...

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Phenom Team Camp: Day 3 Standouts

By: Julia Funderburk Kheni Briggs (6’4, c/o 2022)—Briggs dominated at the Phenom Hoops JMAC Showcase at the beginning of the month and hasn’t stopped rolling since.  A force to be reckoned with in the paint, the rising sophomore for the A.L. Brown Wonders scored 16 in his first game of the day against Independence High.  His second half sparked a solid run to put the Wonders back on top after...

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#PhenomTeamCamp: Miles Late Night/Early Day Standouts

6’8 2020 Josh Hall: Moravian Prep (NC) Hall has established himself as one of the best prospects in the entire country.  He possesses an unbelievable set of tools with his three point range, overall fluidity, size, length, and athleticism that allow him to be a dominant player at the high school level.  He’s an incredibly dangerous spot up shooter, doing a great job moving without the ball,...

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‘Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic, Day 1 (5/25/19); K-Rob’s First 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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Tommy’s Saturday Morning Standouts at Proehlific Park

Check out some more standouts from the David Rose MDC in Greensboro, these coming from Proehlific Park.

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DTA Elite is looking to be a must-see team this summer

When sitting on the sidelines at any event, as a scout, you sometimes have one player that shines and attracts your eyes.  But when you sit on the baseline and can pick out 4, 5, or even 6 players that all bring some type of intrigue and skillset to the table, that is when eyes start to light up. That is what DTA Elite brings to the table and they showed it early at the Phenom Hoops David Rose...

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Poised to Breakout: 6’7 ’21 Omarion Bodrick (Independence/DTA Elite)

The Independence men’s basketball program is easily among the best around; they develop talent, keep their players, earn scholarships, and always seem to have a competitive roster to take into battle. As players like Matt Smith and AJ McKee depart, guys like Omarion Bodrick and Anthony Allen are ready and willing to rise to the occasion. These next two seasons should be particularly exciting to...

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Phenom’s 6th Annual David Rose Memorial Day Classic: Players We are Watching For (Part 1 High School Edition)

While Under Armour, Nike and Adidas all have events this weekend, It seems the star-studded non-shoe teams in the region decided to spend their Memorial Day weekends with us. Phenom’s 6th Annual David Rose Memorial Day Classic is as loaded as it has been in years past, with a roster full of Division 1 talent. Here are some of the players we are excited about watching all weekend. Remember, this...

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Denver Nuggets Claim 17u Championship at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase

The 17u SEC Gold Championship Game was the best game I saw this weekend. Two hard-nosed, physical teams, Denver Nuggets (NC) and DTA Elite (NC), we’re going at each other for 32 minutes and the game would come down to the last possession. The Nuggets bring a balanced free-flowing approach to the game but the play of PG Josh Abee and F Justin Kuthan showed up huge in this one. Kuthan was...

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#PhenomQCShowcase: Miles Morning Standouts

6’0 2020 Bradley Davis: Foothills Legacy 17U Davis is a pure scoring combo guard that does an excellent job creating his own shot in the mid-range and out to the 3 point line.  He does a great job assessing his defensive matchup and doing what he can to create offense for himself and his teammates.  Expect Davis to garner attention from college coaches throughout the rest of the summer.  6’6...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Che Roth   #3:5’10 ’20 Camian Shell (Parkland) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a pretty well-defined skillset at camp, Camian Shell. He’s a strong, quick point guard prospect that knows how to effectively run a team on both sides of the ball. Shell has a formidable jumper, but is at his best when getting downhill and attacking the basket, especially on...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: NCTop80

The prestigious NC Top 80 has hosted the top talent in all of the Hoop State the last several years, this years edition didn’t disappoint. Greensboro, North Carolina- Phenom Hoops NC Top 80 camp is unique in it’s own right, due mostly in part to the amass of talent assembled together under one roof for competition. This camp provides coaches, media and, spectators alike an...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: The Battle for Charlotte

Folks in the Charlotte area should be well-informed about Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase, especially after releasing the schedule and revealing that two of the local powerhouses will be going head-to-head. We are referring to the matchup between Carmel Christian and Independence, which is certain to be full of excitement from start to finish. Both programs are headlined by high-level...

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North Carolina’s Sophomore Breakouts to Watch For

6′ Jaquante Harris Hoke County HS (Raeford, NC) Harris is a tough player who you cannot put into an archetype bubble. Just know he steps on the floor and makes plays on both ends. The guard has a tough handle and is a lock up point of attack defender. He is a very good rebounder and has the ability to both attack the paint or shoot from range. Without question he should be seeing offers...

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Jamie’s Upside Picks (The Future is Bright) — Hoops and Dreams Showcase

7’ 2020 Jeriah Coleman Great Bridge Christian (Norfolk, VA) Coleman walks onto the floor with a great frame. He is a very fluid athlete who has great hands and natural timing. He was able to knock down his free throws and transition effortlessly from defense to offense. Coleman is new to Virginia, transferring down from Alaska this summer. So he is new to the radar and conversation, however he...

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Jamie’s Stock Risers from Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1

Year after year, this is the 6th year of the event, this platform is perfect for players to break out in a big way. Any time you have a baseline filled with college coaches and a court filled with incredibly talented players, something is bound to happen. Session 1 was no different. Add in incredible coverage of EVERY court and a live stream being blasted out by Baller TV and the amount of...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Coach’s Rick Stock Raisers

The start of the high school season is upon us. At the 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree, we got a nice glimpse of the players who have made the biggest jump in their game. These are the players who have put in work during the summer and off season to get better. Now, we will take a closer look at players that impressed us with their improvement and guys who has raised their stock....

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