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Open Gym Report: Bishop McGuinness

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Bishop McGuinness for another noteworthy open gym session. The Villains have been led by Coach Josh Thompson since 2004. Regardless of roster composition, they’ve found consistent success and regularly competed for state championships throughout his tenure. Although they had some struggles last season, the Villains seem guaranteed to bounce back with...

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Phenom 150 Camp Session I Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Stanley Walker #133: 5’9 ’23 Darrius Taylor (Chatham Charter) Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest camper on this team, Darrius Taylor. He’s a tough, heady, fairly high-motor guard prospect with quickness and a reliable two-way presence. Taylor is a capable penetrator, but arguably even better as a perimeter...

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Open Gym Report: NC Spartans

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Shining Light Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina for an extended preview of the NC Spartans Hartzell and Haidinger 17U rosters. Both teams feature a heavy mix of talent from throughout (and beyond) the triad area, the only difference being the Haidinger group includes multiple unsigned seniors worth noting. Founder Josh Thompson, in addition to his...

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