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Stockrisers from George Lynch Invitational

Phenom Hops continues its coverage from the George Lynch Invitational, as several players captured our eyes throughout the event. We took a look at a few new names but we also got an updated viewing of players we have watched countless times, and they continued to impress. Here are players that left their mark on the event and should only continue to see their stock rise. 2023 Sean Rose...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from George Lynch Invitational (Day 1)

2024 Sean Birmingham (Cannon): Getting another chance to view the 6’8 forward and it has now been two games that he has impressed with his ability to be useful in stepping out and showcasing his fluid shot-making ability from the perimeter, but also making plays on the boards, creating and making good decisions/passes, and using his size to his advantage. He can really be a big matchup though...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom G3 Showcase (Day 2, Afternoon)

2025 Sadiq White (Team United): The progression that we have seen over the last year with White has been impressive and has to get you even more excited about the future for this young prospect.  He has great size at 6’7, runs the floor extremely well, is fluid and finish at the rim, can guard and play multiple positions, and his offensive game continues to expand as well as his confidence...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Combine Academy National

Combine Academy comes in once again as one of the top teams, not only in the state but in the country, and it is easy to see why.  The depth is all there, the talent is all there, and the coaching staff is there for this program to make a TON of noise.  We said last year after the open gym that this program looked like a Top-10 team coming in and they finished that way.  Now, they look even...

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Team Charlotte 16u putting everyone on alert early on

Phenom Hoops got a great taste of the action we will be seeing for much of the summer at the Queen City Showcase and Team Charlotte is certainly going to be a popular name to watch… but that shouldn’t be any different from previous seasons. Each year, Jeff McInnis and company bring in some of the top talent around the region and they are looking to do it once again.  Charlotte 17u has a ton of...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Top 50 2023 Maki Johnson Leads WV Elite Over Elevation Prep at Insider Exposure Games!

Phenom Hoops went out to check in on some talent at the Insider Exposure Independent School Nationals, as WV Elite, which consists of several players from Teays Valley, matched up against Elevation Prep. Check out the highlights from an exciting game.

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Insider Exposure Nationals: WV Elite vs. Elevation Prep

Phenom Hoops went out to the Mooresville area to check in on the Insider Exposure Nationals, which was a terrific event that brought a ton of talent. We first want to thank Insider Exposure for allowing us to come out.  The first game we wanted to check out was WV Elite vs. Elevation Prep, as it had a ton of talent that you could be seeing play at the next level. WV Elite brings you a ton...

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Holiday Classic: Victory Christian vs. Elevation Prep

Victory Christian and Elevation Prep was the second game to headline Thursday night.  But it was Victory Christian that came out and made a statement early on both ends of the floor.  Their defense led to their offense, creating turnovers and pushing in transition, using their size and multiple weapons to create an early double-digit lead. It was eventually as 21-0 lead before...

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