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Player Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Challenge

6’5 ’22 Mikhail Pocknett (WBC Elite) It’s difficult to say anything that hasn’t already been mentioned, as Pocknett continues to dominate as a primary option for this squad. He’s a strong, mobile forward who thrives at securing rebounds, pushing the break, and consistently finishing around the basket. Pocknett can knock down the occasional jumper and understands how to set up others at a useful...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Challenge (Day 2, Part 2)

2024 6’8 Richard Goods (Carolina Clutch): Well look at it here, ’24 Richard Goods makes another standout list.  In this game, there just wasn’t anyone that could match the physicality that he brought to the floor, carving out space in the paint, finishing through defenders, and attacking the glass once again.  What continues to impress is his ability to step out and be a threat as...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Grassroots TOC (Day 2, Part 2)

2023 Parker Hodgson (Dream Big Elite): Hodgson continues to be the go-to leader for Dream Big Elite, a team that has some intriguing talent to watch.  Hodgson though was able to show that he can knock down shots but did a terrific job in putting the pressure on the defense and getting to the line as well in his team’s win today.  Smooth operating prospect that knows how to score. 2025...

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Phenom Grassroots TOC Team Preview: Dream Big Elite

The Phenom Grassroots TOC is this weekend in Rock Hill/Fort Mill, as it is the first LIVE Period with Phenom Hoops this season. The talent pool runs deep throughout and we want to give college coaches a leg up on who to watch and who will be in action. Here are a few players to check out for each team, presented by the head coach. Dream Big Elite Player: Erik KronstadClass: 2023Position:...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Spring Tip-Off (Day 1)

2025 Jerquarius Stanback (NLPB): One to certainly monitor in the class of 2025 here in North Carolina, as the young forward brings tremendous length to the court. Still young and developing, really liked his presence around the basket, finishing strong but also being a presence defensively around the basket, walling up and making it difficult for his opponents. 2027 Brennan Jefferson (Garner...

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Phenom Spotlight: 2023 Parker Hodgson (NRCA)

Player: Parker HodgsonClass: 2023Height: 6’3School: North Raleigh Christian Academy Around the Raleigh area, you may have a chance to check out 2023 6’3 Parker Hodgson who has been leading the charge at North Raleigh Christian Academy.  Part of the 2023 rankings for Phenom Hoops, Hodgson has been the main catalyst offensively for his team, averaging 16.2 points per game, while also averaging 4.0...

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Noah’s Hoopers from Summer Havoc Session 2 (Day 2)

By: Noah Hooper 6’2 2025 Cedric Kenan (TSB 2024) I have been familiar with Cedric’s game since session one and he impressed me, but after his performance this afternoon against Virginia Warriors Elite, I felt that it was only right to talk about him from a more in-depth perspective. When I watch Kenan, the first thing I notice about him is how high his motor is as he is always the first one to...

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Brandon’s Big-Time Ballers at Summer Havoc Day 2 (Part 2)

By: Brandon Blakney 6’3 2023 Parker Hodgson (Elav)- Hodgson plays with a chip on his shoulder and has a nice swagger about his game on the court. I witnessed him try to dunk on three defenders, he attacks the cup with reckless abandonment and doesn’t care who has reservations to meet him at the rim. In the evening matchups, Hodgson went off for twenty-seven and grabbed the attention of...

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