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Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 2

Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 2 Before reading about the Low Country Showcase Standout Part 2, be sure to check out Part 1 https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/low-country-showcase-standouts-part-1/   6’5 2019 Preston Crisp (Woodville Tompkins HS-GA) Woodville Tompkins came into the event undefeated and ranked the number one team in the Georgia 2A division. In the game vs. First...

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Low Country Showcase Names and Storylines

6’7″ 2019 Josiah James (Tennessee) Porter Gaud (SC) James was a purely dominating force. The lefty point guard shot the ball, distributed the ball and brought the crowd to its feet with game changing dunks. There is not much more James can do to solidify himself as a National Top 10 guy, he is elite. 6’4″ 2021 Josh Beadle Cardinal Newman (SC) Beadle, only a sophomore,...

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Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 1

Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 1   6’5 2020 Jackson Threadgill (Davidson Day) Jackson Threadgill already sports offers from many mid major programs in the region. (Charlotte, and JMU just to name a few). In the game vs. Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach, Threadgill enjoyed a solid all around game. We’re talking about a high IQ, fundamentally sound shooting guard that has...

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Low Country Showcase Scoreboard

Second Annual Phenom Low Country Showcase   Davidson Day (NC)  69 Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 50 6’5 2020 Jackson Threadgill led the way with a game high 21 points, while teammates 6’8 2020 CJ Huntley and 6’4 2021 Bryce Alfino tallied 18 and 17 points respectively. 6’6 unsigned senior Davis Guyton finished with 21 points including five 3-pointers. Teammate and...

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Davidson vs. Duquesne

Game Recap: Davidson vs Duquesne via James Blackburn   Davidson faced off with visiting Duquesne Dukes in the first A-10 conference game of the season for both teams. This was just Duquesne 2nd away game of the season, which is incredible. Both teams entered evenly matched at 9-4 and were looking for a win with each school coming off a loss in their previous outing. Even though the students...

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Berkeley versus Cardinal Newman: Dunkfest or Shootout?

Yesterday, we talked about Ishan White and the intrigue that he’s bringing to the state of South Carolina. However, he’s going to have his hands full for the upcoming contest against Cardinal Newman during our Low Country Showcase this weekend in Charleston. These two teams play contrasting brands of basketball, so it’ll be particularly interesting to see which powerhouse program comes out on...

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase to Feature South Carolina’s Best Hidden Gem

Every year, it seems that a new prospect miraculously emerges from the state of South Carolina. Just in the last three seasons, we’ve seen guys like Ja Morant, Aaron Nesmith, and Robert Braswell go from relative unknowns to must-have prospects. Now, Morant is set to be a lottery selection, Nesmith is preparing to breakout at Vandy, and Braswell is still just scratching the surface of his...

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South Carolina’s Most Explosive Players Preparing for Battle

Phenom Hoops’ Low Country Showcase continues to be a January staple in Charleston, South Carolina, and this field might be the best collection of talent yet. The slate is littered with noteworthy contests from top to bottom, but the most anticipated matchup will be between CJ Felder and Josiah James, as Sumter versus Porter Gaud will conclude the evening with a flurry of highlight plays. Though...

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Unknown 6’7″ South Carolina Junior Has All The Tools

Juwan Perdue has all the tools to be a high-level wing. He has the skill set to slide up to the four or down to the two. In fact, his game was so loud and in your face at Phenom’s Low Country Showcase, the opposing team’s coach (who plays a national type schedule) thought Perdue was a Top 100 player and would have numerous high major offers. The South Carolina junior was that good. Perdue is a...

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The Story … Elite Basketball Player is So Far Under the Radar

With the basketball in his hands, Mikey Dukes is the fastest player we have seen in a long time. It’s no wonder that he has amassed 4,341 yards and 74 touchdowns over his last two seasons (YES 2! Seasons) on the football field. He currently carries offers from the likes of South Carolina, Arkansas, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Indiana, Wake Forest and more on the football field. However, he...

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GAME MVPs — Phenom’s Low Country Showcase

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase — Game MVPs Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach Vs. Oceanside Collegiate Christian Academy 6’6” 2019 Davis Guyton 18 points, 6 made 3s, 8 rebounds Oceanside Collegiate 6’4” 2019 Shane McCravy 21 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists   First Baptist of Charleston Vs. Aiken High School First Baptist 5’11” 2019 Mikey Dukes (left) 18 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 4...

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THE LIST — Today’s 5 to Know from Phenom’s Low Country Showcase

What a great day of basketball. The games were buzzing with a gym full of fans streaming through to watch throughout the day. Coming into the event, there were players who were garnering major attention on a national scale, however as with most of Phenom Hoops events, this showcase provided a platform for players to breakout. Who made today’s 5 to know… THE LIST Phenom’s Low Country...

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Low Country Standouts

Low Country Showcase Standouts   6’6 ’18 Aaron Nesmith (Porter Gaud) We’ve been on the Aaron Nesmith “bandwagon” for the past two years. He was one of the better players at the SC Top 80 in 2016 and has never looked back. While the national scouts were slow to come around, he has finally cracked the top 75 in some national rankings. That being said, we still think he is still undervalued at...

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The State of South Carolina’s Biggest Stat Producer, But Who is Romello Grant?!

If you know who Grant is, it seems preposterous to even have to ask this question. However, if you go around basketball circles, even throughout South Carolina, somehow people do not know who Romello Grant is. The short answer is that Romello Grant is a 6’3” junior who plays at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. However, looking a little deeper, Grant is a name that...

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The List – Players You Must Watch at Phenom’s Low Country Showcase

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will take place on January 20 in Charleston, South Carolina (at Porter Gaud School) and as expected, the event is loaded with talent. There will be a number of high level players competing against one another, not only competing for pride but competing for status. THE LIST The Players You Must Watch – Part 1 Phenom’s Low Country Showcase (January 20) Nationally...

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THE LIST — The High-Flyers You Can’t Take Your Eyes Off Of at Phenom’s Low Country Invitational

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will take place on January 20 in Charleston, South Carolina (at Porter Gaud School) and as expected, the event is loaded with talent. There will be a number of players competing in the event who are universally considered as high-flyers. Guys the mix tape people will not want to take their cameras off of. Guys they fans will get out of their seats and uncontrollably...

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THE LIST – Unsigned Seniors You Need to Watch at Phenom’s Low Country Showcase

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will take place on January 20 in Charleston, South Carolina (at Porter Gaud School) and as expected, the event is loaded with talent. There are a number of unsigned seniors who will be playing for exposure and scholarships. In an event with no shortage of talent look at these players who will be performing with a chip on their shoulders. THE LIST Unsigned Seniors to...

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Mikey Dukes is A Power 5 Prospect in Multiple Sports

Just yesterday First Baptist of Charleston junior Mikey Dukes received his eighth offer from the University of Arkansas. You see, Dukes is one of the more coveted running backs in the nation for the 2019 class. Already his offer sheet includes teams making him a priority across the ACC, SEC and Big 10 with more and more coming every day. The unique part of this story is that Mikey Dukes is also...

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Porter Gaud Duo Finally Getting Their Just Due at the National Level

It has been a long time coming for the Porter Gaud pair, but senior Aaron Nesmith and junior Josiah James are finally getting their due on the national level. The pair has long been thought of among the top prospects in the state, by Phenom Hoops but it has taken the national writers far too long to catch up. When Rivals.com came out with their updated rankings for the 2019 class on Wednesday...

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules Anytime you are able to walk into a gym, spend the day, and see countless Division 1 players and some of the top teams across the region, that is a good day. January 6 at Porter Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina will have just that as Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will feature 10 teams, from across the region, who are filled with...

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules

Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules Anytime you are able to walk into a gym, spend the day, and see countless Division 1 players and some of the top teams across the region, that is a good day. January 6 at Porter Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina will have just that as Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will feature 10 teams, from across the region, who are filled with...

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Phenom’s Low Country Shootout – What We’re Looking For (Part 1) – Porter Gaud (SC) Vs. Mt Zion (NC)

Porter Guad (SC) Vs. Mt Zion (NC) There are many reasons why this game is one to watch, if nothing more than it being two incredibly talented teams, who do not normally play one another, facing off. Each of these teams is loaded up with talent, having numerous guys going on to play (and already committed to) division 1 programs. They are off to fast starts, both jumping out to a 12-2 record....

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules

Anytime you are able to walk into a gym, spend the day, and see countless Division 1 players and some of the top teams across the region, that is a good day. January 6 at Porter Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina will have just that as Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will feature 10 teams, from across the region, who are filled with incredibly talented players and who will be making runs at...

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules

Anytime you are able to walk into a gym, spend the day, and see countless Division 1 players and some of the top teams across the region, that is a good day. January 6 at Porter Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina will have just that as Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will feature 10 teams, from across the region, who are filled with incredibly talented players and who will be making runs at...

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Phenom’s Low Country Showcase Team Preview Capsules

Anytime you are able to walk into a gym, spend the day, and see countless Division 1 players and some of the top teams across the region, that is a good day. January 6 at Porter Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina will have just that as Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will feature 10 teams, from across the region, who are filled with incredibly talented players and who will be making runs at...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom Hoops Bringing National Event to Porter Gaud on January 6

Media Contacts: Rick Lewis (rlewis57@gmail.com) OR Jamie Shaw (iamjamieshaw@gmail.com) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charleston, SC (January) – High profile event organizer Phenom Hoop Report is bringing a nationally recognized day of basketball games to Porter Gaud in Charleston, South Carolina. Phenom’s Low Country Showcase will take place on January 6 and will feature five (5) Charleston area teams...

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From the Sideline – Chick-fil-A Day 1 – Part 1

From the Sideline Chick-fil-A Day 1 Part 1 The first day of the Chick-fil-A features teams from the state of the South Carolina. In the past, those games may not have garnished the media attention and sellout crowds. Once known as a football state, South Carolina is quickly becoming a hotbed for basketball and last night was a perfect example. In addition, Frank Martin (South Carolina), Buzz...

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Freddy Johnson Approaches Milestone 1000 Career Wins

Greensboro Day School’s Head Boys Basketball Coach,  Freddy Johnson, Approaches Milestone Win #1000   Greensboro, NC — Greensboro Day School’s Boys Basketball Coach, Freddy Johnson, is working towards his 1,000th career win with his next victory.  On Tuesday, November 21, the GDS boys’ basketball team defeated Charlotte Latin for Coach Johnson’s 999th career win.  With the next...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — Oceanside Collegiate (SC)

Phenom’s Open Gym Tour Oceanside Collegiate (Charleston, SC) By Jamie Shaw 6’3” 2019 Shane McCravy McCravy’s development has been a steep one recently. He is a very long 6’3” with great athleticism going downhill, above the rim. Where McCravy’s game has really expanded is with the ball in his hands. He has a nice handle from the wing and his jump shot is soft with range both off the bounce or...

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