Top Performers from the NC Sophomore 40

The 2026 class in North Carolina has a chance to be special. It has a combination of high level talent, potential and depth. It has a chance to be one of the best classes the state has seen in years. It is still early, but as everyone continues to develop, it will be exciting to see where the players in this class end up in the coming years. On Sunday, the NC Sophomore 40 had some of the best...

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2026 6'5 Antonio McKoy could be something special

Right when you look at 2026 6'5 Antonio McKoy, it is extremely easy to get excited about his game and his potential.  He easily checks off the boxes that you look for early on when he walks on the court; 6'5 frame, long, athletic, skilled, and still so much room for development. And then you dive into his game more on the court, he backs that up and much more.  McKoy does and provides...

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Reece's Standouts: Phenom Summer Finale

2026 John Slusher (Triple Threat) Although you could say it about many on this team, John fits the modern stretch-forward profile and effectively plays his role really well. He's long and skilled with the feel to make every touch count, seemingly already knowing what he's doing with it before he gets it. He doesn't need a lot of touches to find his rhythm, creates his own looks off rebounds, and...

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Cooper's Notes: Phenom Summer Finale Day 1

By: Cooper Hart 6'5' '26 Antonio McKoy (Carolina Rockets) McKoy shined today as the focal point of a dominant Carolina Rockets squad. He displayed an improved and deadly handle that weaponized his elite athleticism that much more. The quickness and efficiency that he was able to get past defenders and into the paint was truly remarkable, something that speaks to his ridiculous first step and...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Phenom Summer Finale

2025 Larenz Stevenson (CBG): I liked what I saw out of the 2025 6'5 prospect from AL Brown, as he is a name that one could start tracking more as he develops.' He fits what you are looking for in a prospect, as he is long and athletic, shows flashes of his potential, and is one that is still just scratching the surface of what he could ultimately be. Stevenson would be someone to watch out for...

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Notable Players to Monitor in North Carolina's Class of 2026

Each year, the CP3 Rising Stars Camp manages to assemble an incredible collection of talented young prospects to compete at the prestigious event. The Carolina's always bring heavy representation and this year was no different, as there were 18 rising freshmen (2026) and 20 rising sophomores (2025). After highlighting those who made the 'Top 20' roster for each class, we will now take a closer...

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