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Notable South Carolina Performers at NCHSAA Live (2025)

6'3 '25 Kaleb Evans (Lexington) There were a ton of players who boosted their individual stock over the weekend, and Evans is easily towards the top of that list. He's a dynamic athlete, creator, and overall shot-maker with an appealing blend of size, vision, and toughness. Evans is a useful three-point shooter, but typically prefers to break down opponents and attack off the bounce'where he's a...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Day 2 at Phenom MDC (Part 1)

2024 Jozohn Price (Charlotte Aces): It was good to see Price back in action, as it has been a while since seeing him in action. But when you watch his game, you have to like the intrigue of what he brings to the court. He has the size, he moves well, shows strong flashes of being a strong presence in the paint, and can make plays in a variety of other areas.' He will be interesting to watch more...

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Phenom Game Report from The Bash (Day 1): Combine Academy vs. Gray Collegiate

Combine Academy: 8 ' 21 ' 12 ' 13: 54Gray Collegiate: 13 ' 10 ' 11 ' 18: 52 Gray Collegiate came out strong early on with their perimeter shot-making, which helped them earn a 13-8 first-quarter lead.' But it was Combine's defense that set the tone in the second quarter, ending the half on a 16-2 run to take a 29-23 halftime lead.' Silas Demary Jr. led the way early on for Combine, while five...

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POB's Best of the Best: Upward Combine

What a weekend of basketball it was for Phenom Hoops. Not only did we continue our weekend coverage and platform with the HoopState League but we also had a great opportunity to head down to South Carolina to check out talent from around the region at the Upward Combine.  Players from North and South Carolina were in attendance, as we were able to get a few updated viewings of players but...

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'Getting to Know''6'6 '25 Treyvon Maddox

We've seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a 'Getting to Know' series on some players who have attended events but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the basketball...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom G3 Showcase (Day 2, Afternoon)

2025 Sadiq White (Team United): The progression that we have seen over the last year with White has been impressive and has to get you even more excited about the future for this young prospect.  He has great size at 6'7, runs the floor extremely well, is fluid and finish at the rim, can guard and play multiple positions, and his offensive game continues to expand as well as his confidence...

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Bendel's Best: Rise Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Rise Indoor Facility in Bermuda Run, North Carolina for our Rise Showcase. Between the two days, there were a ton of standout performers and teams worth noting for the months ahead. Circuit teams utilized this period to start planning for the upcoming session(s) while independent programs are working out the kinks in preparation for their own...

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