PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Phenom Commitment Alert: Washington and Lee snags commitment from 2024 Joe Rhyne

Each and every time Phenom Hoops gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Joe RhyneClass: 2024Committed to: Washington and Lee What Has Been Said: “For...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Chris Kuhn Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 2 vs Team 4Team 2 vs Team 3NC Top 80 Semi-Final (2v3 vs 6/8) #2: 5'10 '24 Isaiah Sanders (High Point Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who provided this team with a polished, balanced identity, Isaiah Sanders. He's a smart, crafty guard prospect with an adaptable approach and the ability to produce from either backcourt...

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Joe Rhyne Worthy of Attention from College Coaches

Every year around this time, it feels like there are a lot of college-level players who aren't being appropriately recruited. While each college coach has their own plan and way of conducting business, it's unclear if waiting until the eleventh hour to pursue these kids is truly advantageous for any of the parties involved. Take someone like Joe Rhyne, for example. He's played for shoe-circuit...

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Cooper's Notes: Phenom Team Camp Day 1

By: Cooper Hart 5'11' '25 Drew Johnson (Jordan) Johnson acted as the secondary ball handler for Jordan and impressed with his ability to create shots for himself as well as his teammates. He was poised when facing pressure, almost seeming to thrive off high defenses as he consistently leveraged that positioning into paint touches and open looks for his team. He has a real future as a shot maker,...

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Storylines from Phenom Memorial Day Classic: Team Charlotte's Lethal Shooting Trio

Given the restructuring of rosters throughout travel basketball, it has allowed Team Charlotte to quietly assemble one of the top shooting teams in the state. Between guys like Stephen Quinn, Joe Rhyne, and Mason Smith, it's easy to see why. Starting with Quinn, who might be the top spot-up threat in the state. His combination of volume and consistency basically puts him in elite territory....

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Players with Range: Phenom MDC

2024 Stephen Quinn (Team Charlotte): Quinn is a known name around the Phenom Hoops landscape in what he provides.' He can be a deadly weapon when shots are falling, as he is one of the best shooters in the state and has an unlimited range.' We always say, once he passes over half-court, Quinn looks to be in range. He does a great job in getting to his spot and creating his shot, as he doesn't...

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Looking for a shooter' 2024 Joe Rhyne could fit that role

Player: Joe RhyneHeight: 6'3School: Gaston ChristianAAU: CP3 2024 College programs are always looking for shooters, and one player in the state of North Carolina that certainly would help fit that role is 2024 6'3 Joe Rhyne from Gaston Christian.  Rhyne is coming off an impressive junior campaign, as he played in 31 games, averaged 13.2ppg, 3.4rpg, 3.3apg, and 1.3 spg, all while shooting 45...

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Put On the Radar: Phenom New Year's Bash

2023 Tim Hall (Westminster Catawba): One of the most memorable performances at the event was how dominant 2023 Tim Hall Jr. was, putting up an impressive 31-point, 15-rebound showing in a tough loss.  Hall was simply unstoppable throughout the game, using his size, showing his athleticism, and his overall impact on both sides.  Hall seems to be going under the radar, as when you dive...

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Phenom Game Report: Legacy Early vs. Gaston Christian

Final: Legacy Early 68 ' Gaston Christian 54 Stats:LEC: Tyler Ringgold 16 points/ Kristian Hodges 17 points/ Hayden Assemian 8 points/ Jordyn Kee 13 points Gaston: Corey Gaines 15 points/ Cam Newman 14 points/ Joe Rhyne 8 points/ Preston Shuford 8 points Player Standouts: Was really impressed with what I saw from the newest South Florida commit in Tyler Ringgold (LEC). A 6'8 2023 prospect really...

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Phenom Game Report: Calvary Day vs. Gaston Christian

It was our second game of the night on Thursday night, as we went down the road to check in at Gaston Christian as they welcomed in Calvary Day for a playoff showdown.  Getting there at the start of the second quarter, Gaston Christian was able to gain the early edge with a 13-9 first-quarter lead.   Gaston Christian was able to maintain their lead heading into halftime behind the...

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#CCSMLK22 Game Report: Gaston Christian vs. Cardinal Newman

The day continued down in Matthews, NC as Gaston Christian took on Cardinal Newman, a team from South Carolina looking to make a mark. Two intriguing teams that certainly came to play in this one. 2024 Jahseem Felton had been playing well and came out strong in this one to help lead his team to an early 19-16 first-quarter lead but 2022 Gerald Gary also had a strong start for Cardinal Newman. It...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Coach Rick’s TOC (Day 3, Part 1)

By; DeAjai Dawkins 5'10 2022 Bobby Taylor (Upward Stars 3SSB 17U/DW Daniel) Taylor is a quick-thinking lead guard that manipulates defenses with pass fakes. I believe that Smart has the ability to play at the next level given his toughness, IQ, and facilitative ability. Put the ball in the basket well in day 3, really showed me an ability to score that I was looking to see.  6'2 2024 Joe...

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Guard play will be intriguing to watch at Gaston Christian

Phenom Hoops headed down to the Myers Park Summer League recently, getting a glimpse of some of the talent that will be around the Charlotte area this upcoming season.' It was a fantastic event by Myers Park and was live-streamed by The Hoop State, as we uncovered some storylines to watch. Gaston Christian was one of a few programs in action that we got to watch and even though this may not be...

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