PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

South Carolina Prospects CONTINUE To Fall Under the National Radar

It doesn’t make much sense, especially now with a steady stream of players coming from the state of South Carolina who are claiming major success. In this upcoming 2019 NBA Draft there are two players who played all four years of high school projected in the TOP 5. That is not it, you have guys like Nick Claxton at Georgia, Cartier Diarra at Kansas State, Jordan Bruner at Yale, Sharone...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic

Morgan County: 5’8 ’19 Stevin Greene Though small, the point guard prospect was one of the most exciting players to take the floor thus far. He’s an incredibly polished scorer with the ability to generate a clean look out of thin air, especially given his sharp handle and overall quickness. Greene is problematic for opponents, since his lack of size only makes him more challenging to defend....

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What to Watch For at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic (Part 3)

The Guards Guards, guards and more guards. They are the engine that makes winning basketball teams, as they ball is in their hands for 90% of the game. Without question, this event is not short of guards, by any measure. This event will have incredibly quick guards, highly explosive guards, nationally ranked guards and heady IQ guards, whatever your thing is, this event will have it at a high...

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South Carolina Gamecocks Offer Blythewood Star

South Carolina Gamecocks Offer Blythewood Star Every year, it seems like at least one prospect from South Carolina “blows up” and rapidly collects a flurry of offers late in the recruitment process. We have clear examples, from Ja Morant to Aaron Nesmith, just in the last two high school classes. Tre Jackson is clearly amidst a blow-up of his own, especially after receiving an offer from the...

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Tre Jackson is Blowing Up, What a Ride It’s Been

There is no doubt about it, prep basketball in the state of South Carolina is drastically on the rise.  However, the recruitment of the state is just like it has always been, players either get recruited at the highest level really early or they fall so far under the radar until the very end of their high school careers. With in-state players, such as Juwan Gary and Christian Brown in South...

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Jamie’s List of 5 — South Carolina’s Major July Breakouts (2019 Class)

6’2” Tre Jackson AAU: Team SC High School: Blythewood Jackson blew up in July, there is no simpler way to say it. He now is carrying upwards of 20 offers and is being tracked and talked about by Power 5 programs. This was quite the leap for Jackson who was a solid low major prospect heading into July with 4 or so offers. He was spectacular at Phenom’s Summer Jam Team Camp this Summer where he...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — The Event’s Top 10 Performers

There was so much talent in the gym at Ridge View High School for Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2. Defending State Champions along with high major basketball recruits and everything in between met to compete and the standing room only crowd got a show. With 10-15 college coaches in the stands and countless coaches viewing via the Baller TV live stream, players showed out. In fact, some of...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — Immediate Eye Catchers

It was a chance for high school teams to get back on the court with their teammates, as Phenom Hoops brought some fantastic teams to Ridge View High School for the Summer Jam Fest 2. Teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia all made their way, with a few names continuing to prove themselves as an elite talent while others were able to make a name for themselves. Here are the five...

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From the Sidelines: Top Performers from the Phenom HS Jam Fest 2 Part 1

6’6 2019 Davis Guyton (Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach) We have always stated shooters shoot and one thing is crystal clear, 6’6 2019 Davis Guyton can flat shoot the cover off the ball. In the first two games of the day, Guyton went for 26 and 54 points respectively. He hit 15 3-pointers in the two games. First of all, Guyton moves extremely well without the ball and does a terrific job of...

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