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Special K’s Hoops Take: Sunday Standouts

Redford Dunton 6’2 Kenny Noland ‘21 of Papa Pete’s Patriots is a vital piece for their team. He provided a great combination of scoring and passing that allows him to control the offense. His ability to attack off the bounce and get into the lane was eye-catching as he consistently finished at the rim. As the defense began to shift their focus on him, he began showcasing his ability to really...

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INTERVIEW: IPUFW commit Red Dunton Goes 1 on 1 (Upcoming Season + New Team + Breaking Down HIS Game)

Check out our latest interview with IPUFW commit Redford Dunton. Dunton is a 6'7" wing that'll be playing his senior season at Millbrook High School after 3 years at Heritage. He was a 1000 point scorer at Heritage and will be teaming up with Louisville commit Eric Van Der Heijden and 2022 guard Silas Demery Jr. to form one of the top trios in the #HoopState. Dunton talks about his transition to a new program, his commitment to IPUFW, and breaking down HIS game.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Red Dunton COMMITS TO PURDUE University Fort-Wayne! Phenom 2-Event Highlights!

Check out highlights from 6'6" Red Dunton of Millbrook HS. Dunton committed this morning to Purdue University at Fort-Wayne. These highlights are a compilation of his last two events on the Phenom Hoops platform. Dunton was a 1000 point scorer at Heritage HS before making the move over to Millbrook this upcoming season. See what he'll bring to Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

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Coach Rick’s Two Biggest Misses

Coach Rick’s Two Biggest Misses It was a great weekend of hoops at the Phenom Queen City Showcase. Over 120 teams participated and the amount of talent was simply off the charts. As an NCAA compliant scouting service, we get a chance to watch players multiple times in multiple settings. There are times players have a bad game and it can greatly affect your overall evaluations. Over time, it does...

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What Does Red Dunton to Millbrook Mean?

Anyone who has closely followed grassroots basketball within North Carolina should know about the dominance and unwavering success of Millbrook over the last five to ten years. They’ve definitely seen some noteworthy names come through, including Chris Clemons (Houston Rockets), but have maintained their elite status on a yearly basis without needing five-stars or nationally-regarded prospects....

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“Getting to Know” Redford Dunton

North Carolina Top 80 Player Introductions We’ve seen the situation arise various times throughout the years where players receive a lot of attention at a young age and struggle to maintain dominance beyond a certain period. However, Redford Dunton is closer to the polar opposite—staying consistent and continually getting better in all facets of the game but still not getting an appropriate...

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Early Standouts at The John Wall Holiday Invitational

6’1 ’20 Daveon Dunn (Garner) There might be more appealing long-term prospects on this roster, but none were more effective than Dunn. He operated as the primary two-way catalyst for Garner throughout this contest, consistently setting the tone with his toughness and intelligent decision-making. Dunn plays under control and works well within the team on both sides of the ball. His motor and...

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Farrar Vs. Dunton Lived Up to All the Hype

Coming into the game the natural story line would be how 6’7” junior Nick Farrar would match up with 6’6” sophomore Redford Dunton, or at least that was the storyline, matchup that we were looking hard at. Boy did those two put on a show, but not only did those two play well, 6’4” junior Jayden Beloti had 30 for Friendship and 6’5” sophomore Lucas Taylor had 28 for Heritage. Yes, this game was...

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Miles Magical Five: #PhenomCityOfOaks Session Two

6’10 2020 Isaiah Todd: Trinity Academy of Raleigh Isaiah Todd willed his Trinity Academy of Raleigh team to victory over Holly Springs after knocking down a walk off free throw with no time on the clock.  Todd is in the unicorn mold considering there really aren’t many predecessor’s to his blend of size, skill, tenacity, and moxie.  At 6’10 he is capable of creating his...

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Session II Player Standouts at Phenom’s City of Oaks Classic

Heritage: 6’6 ’21 Redford Dunton The wiry forward prospect was extremely useful today and continues to display promise on both ends of the floor. He can play three positions comfortably at the high school level and causes problems for opponents with his offensive versatility. Dunton has such an impressive array of scoring moves and counter moves. He’s still developing physically and should...

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The Game of Unpredictability: Heritage vs. Word of God

In the basketball world, some things are simply impossible to predict, even when the odds are stacked in the opposite direction. That’s a big part of what makes this matchup so riveting. This game is going to be a must-see for basketball savants, as there are so many gems and diamonds in the rough within these two teams. So folks need to attend Saturday, as Phenom Hoops will be traveling to...

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South Granville Holiday Classic Names & Storylines

6’7″ unsigned senior PJ Fenton Green Hope (NC) This is our second time watching Green Hope this season, and it is apparent they go as PJ goes. He is a tough cover because of his size and versatility. He, personally, outscored his opponent in the first half, doing so by a number of run outs, back door slips and jump shots. He is a very active offensive player who is able to step out...

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Phenom Hoops Game Report – Holly Springs Vs. Heritage

Holly Springs – 98 Heritage – 57 Coaches from UVa, UNC-Wilmington and Hampden Sydney were in the Stands… It was a masterful game plan from the Holly Springs sidelines with Coach LJ Hepp having his team pound the ball inside. Working with a pair of high major bigs working the high low really opened everything up in the second half. Kadin Shedrick and Kaleb Scott have a great...

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NC 2021s Poised To Break Out (Part Two)

Last week I started a pre-season series of articles about some of the guys within the HoopState that have a major chance to breakout that can be read here.  Here is part two of the series and the final featuring 2021s that should have huge sophomore seasons.  Lets take a look at the young stars! 6’0 2021 Khalil Marshall: Pender High School Marshall is a supremely talented young guard that...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour: Heritage High School (Wake Forest, NC)

Heritage High School Wake Forest, NC 2017-18: 25-5 (10-0) – Lost in NCHSAA 4A State Championship Game Northern 4A The Future Even though most of the fire power was lost off the team who made it to the 4A state championship game, they return a Top 10 player in North Carolina’s 2021 class in 6’6” Redford Dunton. Dunton is ready for a breakout year and for the state to take notice. As a freshman,...

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North Carolina’s Class of 2021 Overflowing with Frontcourt Talent

North Carolina’s Class of 2021 Overflowing with Frontcourt Talent On Saturday, we published our first installment of a new series that dives into the Class of 2021 landscape within the Hoopstate. The purpose of these articles should allow folks to develop a deeper understanding of these younger prospects throughout the various stages of their growth. This class is already shaping up to be...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Southern Jam

The travel season ended on Sunday, allowing these players to apply some rest to their bodies and properly recover from what can be a grueling summer. There were a lot of quality prospects in the building over the week and many guys received offers from their appropriate level. That being said, we will be focusing on five specific guys who outperformed expectations and stood out amongst the...

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From the Sidelines – Stars of Tomorrow – Part 2 – Previewing the 2021 Class

From the Sidelines Stars of Tomorrow (Part 2) Previewing the 2021 Class Rick Lewis/Jamie Shaw The state of North Carolina is absolutely loaded with high level talent. Each class has a bevy of star power and the 2021 class is no exception. While we have produced rankings for the 2018, 2019, and 2019 class, it has been a standard practice of the Phenom Hoop Report not to rank players in the...

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