PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Evening Standouts at Phenom Summer Havoc

6’6 ’22 Jalen Hood-Schifino (Team CP3) This Team CP3 roster is arguably the most loaded group of prospects on display, and Hood-Schifino was as impressive as anyone in attendance. He’s already established himself as a high-level player over the years, but has really started to vault himself into elite territory over the last six months. Hood-Schifino is an incredible playmaker and game manager...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Challenge (Part Two)

This past weekend Phenom Hoops traveled down to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for our Phenom Challenge. There was an obvious amount of talent in the gym, which led to numerous standout performers across the weekend. This article will take a closer, more detailed look at some of those personal favorites… 6’8 ’23 Greg “GG” Jackson (Upward Stars) Over the last...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Challenge

6’10 ’22 Corneilous Williams (TLBA) The TLBA roster is loaded with talented prospects, but arguably none more notable than Williams. He’s long, athletic, and plays with a nonstop motor on both ends of the floor. Williams is an incredible rebounder with sharp timing as a rim-protector. Although most of his offensive ability shines around the basket, Williams also highlighted a useful perimeter...

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Cobras 2021: A Priority for College Coaches

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled down to Rock Hill, South Carolina for our annual Queen City Showcase. There were dozens of quality teams from each age group and countless prospects worth noting for college coaches. Quietly, the Cobras 2021 squad was among the most intriguing groups for next-level programs to track. They’ve done a great job of collecting and keeping talented kids across...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Queen City Showcase

6’2 ’21 Collin Mills (Team Vision) There’s a lot to like about Team Vision, especially when Mills is effectively leading the charge on both ends of the floor. He’s a great defender with quickness and positioning, which allows him to frequently force turnovers and get out in transition. Mills typically works more as a penetrator but knocked down numerous difficult jumpers throughout this showing....

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“Get to Know” Jaden Ellis

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 over the past few years 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...

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Previewing the Triad High School Basketball Landscape: Page

It’s been stated before, but the high school basketball scene has transformed into something comparable to NBA free agency. On one hand, the kneejerk reaction is to pose an argument for why/how transferring or reclassifying could have a positive effect on said player. The other side of the token typically points to the lack of loyalty, structure, or overall negative effects that could...

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Coach Rick’s All State “Leadership Award”

Coach Rick’s All State “Leadership Award” 6’0 2021 Jaden Ellis (Page HS) Greensboro Page had a huge turn around in their 2019-20 season. Two things can be contributed to Page going from a 10-14 record the previous season to 16-12 this past season. First year Coach Evan Fancourt is a proven winner and has the ability to get the most out of his teams. Second, the leadership ability of 6’0 2021...

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Gate City Showcase “Breakout Performers”

Gate City Showcase “Breakout Performers” At the inaugural Gate City Showcase, the talent level was off the charts. While many of the players were known on the national level, there were also a handful of players under the radar that used the Gate City Showcase as their own personal platform to elevate their stock and recruitment. 6’9 2021 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs HS) What’s not to like...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Gate City Classic

6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom Stay Positive

NC Empire 6’4 ’20 MJ Wilkerson- There’s so much to like with Wilkerson, who is the clear leader of this group and sets the tone on both ends of the floor. He has great athleticism and physical tools, which he utilizes nicely to rebound the ball and make hustle plays. Wilkerson operated with an excellent motor, scored the ball effectively, and reliably set up his teammates throughout this...

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Stay Positive Team Preview: Team Felton 16u

April is one of the biggest months when it comes to the AAU season.  Players and teams are looking to play in the right events, which is why Phenom Hoop Report is hoping to provide that platform all month long. We kick off the month of April in a big way with the Stay Positive, as teams from all over the region will come to compete.  Nationally ranked players and teams, along with unsigned...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #1:5’8 ’22 Jordan Marsh (Hickory Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a strong array of two-way tools, especially for his age, Jordan Marsh. He’s an undersized point guard prospect that plays with great intelligence and looks to make the right play. Marsh is very quick with the ball in his hands and can beat his man off the dribble...

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Page v. Northwest Guilford

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Oak Ridge, North Carolina for a quality matchup between the Page Pirates and the hosting Vikings of Northwest Guilford. We saw these two do battle earlier this season and the Vikings walked away with an eleven-point victory. This has mainly been a rebuilding year for the Pirates, but they possess a solid foundation and nice mix of prospects on their roster....

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Page v. Northwest Guilford

Last night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Page High School to see the Pirates host the Northwest Vikings for an inter-conference battle between two of Guilford County’s most intriguing programs. Northwest continues to enjoy great success by playing a patient, intelligent, tough two-way brand of basketball. They are headlined by Christian Hampton and Dean Reiber, but Coach Lee Reavis also deserves a...

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