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CC Elite Trio Breaking Out

The current travel ball season has served as a major tipping point for a lot of different prospects to separate themselves from the pack. Take CC Elite, a program that opened the spring in an impressive fashion and attracted a lot of coaches early on. Eventually, their top player (Grant Hamilton) joined a shoe-circuit team. Where this would be negative for most teams, it actually allowed new...

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Five Noteworthy Standouts at Phenom Summer Havoc

6'3 '24 Peter Moye (BSA Supreme) Everyone knows BSA Supreme is an absolute machine, but it feels like Moye doesn't receive enough attention from the general masses. Though somewhat unassuming at first glance, he's a legitimate problem for opponents. Moye is a smart, tough, extremely well-rounded wing prospect that can truly do everything on the court. Whether running the offense as a primary...

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Prospect to Know: 6'4 '24 Cameron McKinney

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina our second live period of the travel ball season. Between the competition and slew of prospects, it made for a pretty exciting weekend. Like normal, college coaches came through the various sites to watch players and see who will be the next to emerge as a potential target. Considering that most of their attention was focused on...

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Standout Performers at Phenom Hoops LIVE (Part One)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to the Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina for the second LIVE period of the travel ball season. Between the competition, college coaches, and talented prospects at every turn, there was plenty to enjoy. This article will take a closer look at some players who stood out with their play' 5'10 '25 Derek Ross Jr. (Wildcats Elite) Regardless of...

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Grassroots Team Preview: CC Elite

Each travel ball season, we watch countless grassroots organizations compete over a six-month span to earn a limited number of scholarships. There have been so many notable programs to emerge over the years with plenty proving that you don't necessarily need to play with a shoe-circuit team in order to get recruited. Often times, it's not even a talent disparity, but rather a situation where...

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POB’s Rising Stars of Tomorrow: Phenom Stay Positive

At the Phenom Stay Positive, it was a great opportunity to view some of the younger prospects in the Class of 2024 and 2025 in the region and there were certainly plenty of standouts. So, we look back at a few names that really impressed us over the weekend and ones that you should start monitoring NOW, as they could be the next rising stars around the area.

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Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Brady Potter #147:'5'11 '22 Christian Alston (Cuthbertson) Starting things off, we look at a player that offered a fairly steady, reliable two-way presence, Christian Alston. He's an unselfish, high-motor guard prospect with an excellent penetration sense and the ability to finish with either hand. Alston utilizes his quickness very well on both ends of the floor, especially when...

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DeAjai’s Weekend Standouts from #PhenomTipOffClassic

By: DeAjai Dawkins BJ Freeman (Moravian Prep National) BJ Freeman has slowly but surely solidified himself as one of my favorite scoring guards in the entire state. Anyone that knows me from a basketball perspective should be able to tell you that I am a fan of 'big guards', as their powerful frames usually give them an automatic advantage at the rim. Freeman is gifted with a naturally sturdy...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Early Standouts at Hoop State League

2024 6'3 Brandon Smith and 2023 6'6 Nicholas Davis (Elevation Prep): Both young prospects that are newer names to Phenom Hoops but they impressed with their length and versatility, scoring on multiple levels and finishing at the rim. Two guys to keep an eye on. 2022 6'1 Robert Seymour (Elevation Prep): Seymour did a tremendous job in attacking and scoring the ball, hitting tough shots, getting...

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