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Player Standouts at Carmel MLK Showcase (Part Two)

6’4 ’27 King Gibson (The Burlington School) The noteworthy freshman continues to turn heads while getting steadily more comfortable and assertive. Gibson is a long, athletic wing with great size, feel, and a useful amount of skill. In this contest, he displayed an excellent understanding of when to defer versus when to take control. Gibson knocked down jumpers, attacked off the bounce, and made...

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Player Standouts at Carmel MLK Showcase (Part One)

6’5 ’25 Reece Starnes (Butler) The strong-bodied big man was critical to Butler’s success. Starnes scored within the flow of the action, consistently running the floor and positioning himself to take advantage of second-chance opportunities. However, his pure dominance as a rebounder is what made him a true nightmare for opponents. Starnes utilizes his body well, displays great activity on the...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Cox Mill

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Carmel Christian

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Cannon School

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Chambers

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Northside Christian

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: The Burlington School

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Wesleyan Christian

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Hunter Huss

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Team Previews for Carmel MLK Showcase: Butler

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops will host our annual Carmel MLK Showcase at Carmel Christian School. The event features five matchups featuring ten noteworthy programs from North Carolina. Despite being a one-day event, there should be a ton of excitement for the programs on display. Between the mix of local talent, state contenders, and prospects in general, it should make for a high-level day of...

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Takeaways from Carmel MLK Showcase

Asheville School Full of Intriguing Pieces Given their success over the years, it should come as no surprise to see the Blues rolling out another incredibly exciting squad full of notable college prospects. Although he's up to a dozen offers, it still feels like Derin Saran is still somewhat underrated by the masses. He continues to make his case as the best true point guard within the current...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Carmel Christian vs. Myers Park

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Chambers vs. Greensboro Day

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Cannon vs. East Mecklenburg

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Indian Land vs. Concord Academy

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Asheville School vs. Rocky River

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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Carmel MLK Showcase Previews: Butler vs. Covenant Day

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops is hosting our annual Carmel Christian MLK Showcase in Matthews, North Carolina. The schedule is set to feature six games of competitive battles, as public-school teams will face private-school opponents. Given all the open discussion surrounding the 'who's who' of North Carolina basketball, this event should be a strong indicator of what teams are beginning to hit...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison VS Demar Anderson x Simpkins Twins at Phenom MLK Showcase!

Two of the top teams in the state matched up at the Phenom MLK Showcase, as Liberty Heights and Victory Christian battled it out. Loaded with talent on both sides, this was a highly-anticipated showdown and you can check out all the highlights.

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HIGHLIGHTS: NCA Wesley Tubbs x Glynn Hubbard TOO MUCH for BJ Freeman & Moravian Prep at Phenom MLK!

Northside and Moravian Prep battled it out at the Phenom MLK Showcase in Rock Hill. It brought two of the top programs in the state and a lot of intriguing talent to the court, as it was one of many of the highly-anticipated games from the event. Check out all the highlights.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Cade Tyson x Ben Burnham Lead Carmel Past Asheville School at #PhenomMLKShowcase

Asheville and Carmel Christian kicked off the Phenom MLK Showcase. Both teams got after it and it brought us a few intriguing matchups. Asheville School has a few new names to keep an eye on but the firepower from Carmel Christian was just too much in the end.

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Young Prospects Worth Noting from Phenom Hoops' MLK Showcase

5'0 '26 Justyn Whitfield (Victory Christian) Despite being one of the younger players on this list, Whitfield certainly stood out as one of the more impressive performers in Victory Christian's win over Gaston Christian. He's undersized and just beginning to develop physically, but already possesses excellent shooting abilities and displays nice IQ on both ends of the floor. Whitfield handles...

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Unsigned and Uncommitted: Ten Notable Players from Phenom Hoops' MLK Showcase (Part Two)

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled down to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for another quality event with a talented field of teams. The 12-game slate offered a ton of intrigue subplots and storylines along the way, so let's take a closer look at some of the available, less-discussed prospects that college coaches should be pursuing' 6'1 Javian Cannady (Concord...

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The Burlington School v. Bull City Prep

The final game of Phenom Hoops' MLK Showcase took place between two of the top teams throughout North Carolina in The Burlington School and Bull City Prep. It definitely took some time for these teams to get warmed up, as evidenced by the low-scoring first quarter and Bull City Prep's lead of 10-8. In the second period, it remained evenly matched and both teams struggled to score or gain much...

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