A Closer Look: Carolina Pressure

6’6 Jayden Pretty Given the structure of this group, Pretty regularly stands out as a leader. He’s a skilled, strong-bodied big man with touch, footwork, and quality feel inside the paint. He finishes well around the basket, but can also knock down jumpers and make quality passes. Pretty does a great job of rebounding the ball on both ends, altering shots defensively, and running the floor in...

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POB’s Eye Catchers and Recaps from 2022 Holiday Hoopfeast (Part 2)

Phenom Hoops was down in Columbia, South Carolina to check out a ton of talented teams and players from the state at the 2022 Holiday HoopFeast presented by Columbia Basketball Group. Check out the games and standouts from each game below. Final: North Augusta 51 – AC Flora 39 North Augusta: Maliq Richards 13pts, Elijah Hall 10pts, Amarri Wilcher 10ptsAC Flora: Cooper Wiley 12pts, Christopher...

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South Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Jared Charles #4: 5’10 ’24 Deon Harvey Jr. (Christ Church) Starting things off, we look at a player who offers great offensive balance from either backcourt spot, Deon Harvey Jr. He’s a crafty, unselfish lead guard with quickness, toughness, and a useful penetration sense. Harvey can score the ball from all levels, set up others, and make a steady impact defensively. He...

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