PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Mikey Dukes Vs. Jordan Jones Gets HEATED! High Level PG’s COMPETE!

Mikey Dukes is a known commodity, as the Clemson running back commit was also a heavily recruited basketball player prior to his commitment. Jordan Jones is an unknown commodity who is ready to break onto the scene. This was a great matchup, that went back and forth with Jones taking the first half and Dukes taking second. This was a great battle in the Quarter Finals of the SCISA playoffs...

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Unsigned Seniors Who Showed Out During the Holidays (Part Two)

The early signing period has come and gone, but an abundance of Division I prospects remain unclaimed from the Carolinas. Many of these guys made a noteworthy impression on college coaches throughout the holiday break and this article will take a closer look at some of the top standouts.   5’11 Mikey Dukes (First Baptist) What more is there to say about Mikey Dukes? At this point, it’s time...

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Why We’re Excited About the 2nd Annual Low Country Shootout

Year one of this event was off the charts. It had Josiah James and Trae Hannibal (SCs top two prospects in 2019) facing off. It had college coaches and an incredible slate of games … of course we were most excited when the snow stopped, but that’s neither here nor there. The second version of this event has even more storylines and some incredible talent … Let’s take a look at...

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High School Hot Takes — Week of December 17

Jeff Bendel Mikey Dukes is the Top Available Senior in the Carolinas After this weekend, it became increasingly clear that Mikey Dukes should be the most coveted unsigned senior in the Carolinas. He’s a terrific all-around point guard that recently decided to place his main emphasis on basketball, despite being a high-major football player. That being said, there are really no holes within...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Breakouts — They Did What We Thought They Would

5’11 Unsigned Senior Mikey Dukes First Baptist (Charleston, SC) VCU came in earlier in the week to watch Dukes, and loved him. This comes as no surprise as Dukes is good enough to garner early playing time at a VCU. It is a wonder why he doesn’t already carry 15-20 D1 offers. He is the best available point guard in the Carolinas right now, and (Josiah James aside) he may be the best...

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The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches will take place at Ben Lippen School on Saturday, December 15   Columbia, SC – Ben Lippen School will hold host to the 2nd Annual Phenom’s Capital City Jam, set to take place this Saturday, December 15. The event is set to host eight of the premier teams from...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Features Numerous Unsigned Seniors Primed for D1 Scholarships

The early signing period has come and the college coaches recruiting boards have reshuffled. They are out on the prowl looking for players who are still available to fill their roster spots. This cycle has seen many players slip through the cracks, high level prospects who, for whatever reason, aren’t getting the love they should. The great things about Phenom’s Capital City Jam is a...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature South Carolina’s Top 2-Sport Prospect

It is no surprise that senior Mikey Dukes of First Baptist puts up stats. No matter the sport, not matter the ball, Dukes is just built differently from most, be it his physical stature, his quick twitch and vertical explosion or his competitive nature, but a ball in Dukes’ hands and he’s going to do something you’ve never seen before. Just this season, on the football field for First Baptist (a...

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Seven Unsigned Senior Point Guards in South Carolina Coaches Need to See

5’11” Crosby James Ridge View HS (Columbia, SC) Offers: SC State, Limestone, Coker, Clayton St, Francis Marion James is coming off a summer that saw him make a major name for himself. Playing an aggressive schedule with the Upward Stars Columbia squad, James went at every major name point guard he came across. He is a bucket getting lead guard who plays with a chip on his shoulder....

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Today’s 5 to Know: Charleston Southern Team Camp

It’s team camp/elite camp season and this is one of our favorite times of the year. Almost like an AAU event, you have teams playing across college campuses, 2, 3 and 4 games in a day. It’s a grind, a lot of back gyms, no AC, etc…but the amount of basketball seen is like no other. Today we visited with our friends at Charleston Southern for their team camp. They brought in 32 teams, across two...

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Phenom Hoops’ SCISA All State Team and Play of the Year Awards

They say the power of talent lies in public schools in the state of South Carolina, and to some extent that is true, but the independent schools are rapidly catching up. There are some immensely talented players, top players nationally, playing South Carolina private school basketball. One of the most slept on events of the year are the SCISA playoffs, the semi-finals and finals held at Sumter...

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