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NC Top 80/ Soph 40/ Freshman 40 Game Film

Check out all the game links from the NC Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40. 11:00AM on court 1 | Team 1 vs Team 2https://you.pixellot.link/Z7kZ0KYzYDb 11:00AM on court 2 | Team 9 vs Team 10 (game starts at 10-minute mark)https://you.pixellot.link/RZEwaTYzYDb 11:00AM on court 3 | Team 3 vs Team 4https://you.pixellot.link/1wKVmfZzYDb 11:00AM on court 4 | Team 13 vs...

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Notable Standouts at North Carolina Freshman 40

6'3 Seth Harris (Caldwell Academy) As evidenced during camp, Harris has clearly put forth a lot of time and effort in developing his overall game over the last few months. He already possesses a nice blend of IQ, skill, and athleticism for his age. Harris is a reliable shooting threat who understands how to attack closeouts, defer to others, and operate within the team structure. He's an engaged...

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Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40 Award Winners

Check out all the award winners from this weekend at the NC Top 80/ NC Sophomore 40/ NC Freshman 40 camp NC Top 80 Award Winners: MVP: 2024 Isaiah EvansOffense: 2024 Bobby Cannon / 2025 Zymicah WilkinsDefense: 2024 Jordan PattonPlaymaker: 2024 Carson Daniel/ 2024 Chase DanielHustle: 2025 Johnniyus Sharpe Honorable Mention:2024 Isaiah Washington2025 Trey Shephard2024 Felipe Patino2024 Kaleb...

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Top Scorers from NC Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40

NC Top 80 Scorers – Class of 2024 20246'10'69Bobby CannonForsyth Country Day2120246'7'62Isaiah EvansNorth Mecklenburg1920246'5'47Isaiah WashingtonWinston-Salem Chistian16.520246'8'76Kaleb SpencerFirst Flight14.520246'4'38Felipe PatinoWinston-Salem Chistian14.520246'1'17Zion WalkerThe Burlington School1420246'4'40Jordan PattonJulius L. Chambers13.520246'8'72Tymaureon OutlawThe Burlington...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 14

Team 14 Coach: Dre Simmons/Rod Williams #56: 5'9 Judah King (Cannon) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to run a team and set the tone on both ends of the floor, Judah King. He's a smart, unselfish point guard prospect with vision, scoring ability, and toughness on defense. King plays with great pace and makes the right plays with consistency. Next in his...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 13

Team 13 Coach: Joe Adams/David Broome #55: 5'8 Malik McCotter (Chambers) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a nice impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Malik McCotter. He's a quick, scrappy guard prospect with a useful penetration sense and the ability to finish at a solid rate. McCotter is a capable on-ball defender who utilizes his quickness to keep...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Jordan Parris #54: 5'8 Darnarius Gibson (Winston-Salem Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who offers a pretty balanced approach as a floor general, Danarius Gibson. He's a smart, wiry point guard prospect with quickness and the ability to create for himself and others. Gibson handles the ball well against pressure, touches the paint at a solid rate, and can...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Jordan Mann #53: 5'9 Dionte Neal (Reidsville) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to apply his dynamic identity, regardless of setting, Dionte Neal. He's a smart, quick, skilled guard prospect who can absolutely fill it up offensively from anywhere on the floor. Neal is a crafty ball-handler and playmaker with the ability to consistently touch the...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: DeAngelo Spruill #51: 5'7 Ezekiel Kelly (Hickory Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player who knows how to properly dictate the action with the ball in his hands, Ezekiel Kelly. He's a smart, shifty point guard prospect with excellent quickness and a balanced offensive approach. Kelly handles the ball well, sets up others at a steady rate, and applies scoring pressure...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Gerroid Doughty #52: 5'7 Kevin Young Jr. (Riverside) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a nice impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Kevin Young Jr. He's a quick, unselfish point guard prospect with useful defensive instincts and the ability to score the ball from all levels. Young moves well without the ball and knows how to fill in the gaps...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 3)

2026 6'0 Aziz Aljurhanni (Westover): Coming from New Jersey, Aljurhanni is a new name to start monitoring at Westover high school in the coming years.' He had a solid showing at the NC Freshman 40 and when you talk about his game, Aljurhanni is a strong-frame, physical prospect at his age, showing his ability to play hard, can bully opponents on both sides of the ball, and finish through...

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POB's Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 4)

2026 6'3 Darius McGlashen (Winston Salem Christian): Another new name to look at in North Carolina and we got a feeling, he is going to be a name that will pop up a lot more after this season and down the road.' McGlashen was one of the top scorers at the camp, showing that he just had a knack for finding ways to put the ball in the basket. Scoring out in transition, finishing at the rim,...

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POB's Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 2)

2026 6'4 Markus Kerr (West Charlotte): Kerr is going to be a name that you hear more and more down the road. He should get some meaningful minutes this season with his talent and skill set, as the 6'4 prospect is a smooth operator on the court.' Kerr can score from multiple levels, stretch the floor, use his length to score over defenders and with touch, and competes on the defensive end. You...

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POB's Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 1)

2026 6'5 Kohi Strickland (Greensboro Day): Strickland is an intriguing young prospect with his game and size.' From what we saw on the court, Strickland had his hand in a bit of everything on the court, whether it was making plays for others, helping on the boards, finding his teammates well, and scoring in a variety of ways.' He has a well-rounded feel to his game and believe that he is a name...

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North Carolina Freshman 40 Leading Scorers

ClassHeightNameHigh SchoolCityStateAvg.20266’2Yohance Connor1 of 1 AcademyWinston-SalemNC19.020266’3Darius McGlashenWinston-Salem ChristianWinston-SalemNC16.320266’2Donyeh BairdQuality Education AcademyWinston-SalemNC14.720266’5Jossiah JohnsonFayetteville AcademyFayettevilleNC14.020266’3Kenneth ShouseNorthside Christian SchoolBelmontNC12.720265’10Lybrant Rush...

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Phenom NC Freshman 40 Team Roster

ClassHeightNo.NameTeamHigh SchoolCityState20265’751Ezekiel Kelly9Hickory Ridge High SchoolCharlotteNC20265’1062Tyzhir Dyer9Hickory Ridge High SchoolHarrisburgNC20265’1063Nick Arnold9Lake Norman High SchoolMooresvilleNC20266’075Chaise Smith9Washington High SchoolChocowinityNC20266’1126Shimere Garris9C.S. Brown High School STEMRoanoke RapidsNC20266’3137Brycen...

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North Carolina Freshman 40

HeightNameHigh SchoolCityState6’3Adam GrierHigh Point Christian AcademyHigh PointNC6’3Ashton PierceNorth Mecklenburg High SchoolHuntersvilleNC6’1Aydin WynnGreensboro Day SchoolGreensboroNC6’6Bakari WatkinsonCarrboro High SchoolChapel HillNC6’4Bradley FloydKings Mountain High SchoolKings MountainNC6’3Brycen DuBoseCardinal...

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