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The Summer of Perfection: BSA Supreme

The idea of being 'perfect' in athletics is far from common. Outside of the NCAA, there has only been one truly undefeated season (1972 Miami Dolphins) in the history of sports. College dynasties don't really fall under the same umbrella, as their ability to stockpile talent and thwart opponents with a revolving door of more-talented players makes the competitive superiority less impressive....

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Player Standouts at Phenom G3 Showcase

6'7 '26 Trey Thompson (Tennessee Impact) There were so many impressive pieces for Tennessee Impact, which certainly includes Thompson and his highly advanced identity. Though young, he already clearly understands how to outperform his assignment and dominate a game in various different ways. Thompson is an excellent post-up option with a notable blend of IQ, touch, and footwork. He finishes with...

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BSA Supreme proving itself as a top dog nationally; talent to be found for college programs

You know the team, you know the program, and you know the logo' BSA Supreme has been taking on all challenges so far this season and they have proven to be one of the top dogs, not only regionally but you could also mention nationally.' This is a program that is built a certain way, plays a certain way, and simply has a different mindset compared to others. That is why they sit 12-0 on the...

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Will BSA Supreme Remain Undefeated'

Through the first month, the travel ball season has been full of exciting matchups, subplots, and individual performances. It's always fun to see who emerges as the biggest threat within the state and, while it's usually considered a shoe-circuit squad, it seems as though BSA Supreme has clearly asserted itself as the team to beat. Why' Well, they have yet to lose a single game. They've beaten...

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POB’s Eye Catchers on Day 2 from Phenom March Madness

2022 Will Rhodes (NC Spartans Unsigned Seniors): Rhodes came out to show a little something on Day 2.' Rhodes did a tremendous job in putting the pressure on the defense, attacking in transition, finishing well around the basket and defenders, pulling up and knocking down shots, and playing with an aggressive, downhill mentality.' Really couldn't be stopped to start his day. 2023 Chase Harris...

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BSA Supreme: Even Better Than Before'

The grassroots landscape has gradually (not entirely) drifted away from the competitive balance between independent programs and the primary circuit teams. While it's still evident, we would be na've to think that the current scene is comparable to that of three or five years ago. Regardless, BSA Supreme (formerly CC Elite) has maintained their status as a premier independent program and a squad...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Coach Rick’s TOC (Day 3, Part 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6'3 2022 Jackson Holt (Big Shots 17U/Moravian Prep)' Jackson is a well-conditioned, smooth shooting guard that knocks down open perimeter shots at a high rate of efficiency. I believe he is one of, if not, the best shooter(s) on a team full of talented marksmen. In his senior season we see him receiving a ton of opportunities to show coaches at the next level his shot-making...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase

Carolina Bad Boyz: 5'4 '26 Khristian Bruce- The all-around wing prospect is capable of filling a variety of different voids for this team. He's young, but already competes and works really hard on the court. Bruce is really impactful when he's able to maintain a calm demeanor.   4'5 '25 Nicholas Mason- Though undersized, Mason plays with an overabundance of heart and passion. He's an...

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