PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Brandon’s “Big Time Ballers” #NCHSAALivePeriod

A number of the top Public schools throughout the state gathered to battle it out at Queens University of Charlotte campus under the bright lights, teams are far from a finished product but this gives us something to build on.   Charlotte, North Carolina- There was a surplus of talent on display at every position in every grade cycle, colleges from far and wide at every level came out,...

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The Game of the Year … Morgan County Vs. Ridge View

The 2018 Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic has had some incredible games, however this one took the cake. You got to see this, this game had everything. It had buzzer beaters, it had incredible plays, it had high flying acrobatics. All in all, it was a great game, which ended up going into double overtime. Both Morgan County, out of Madison, Georgia and Ridge View, out of Columbia, South...

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Coaches … Don’t Miss Out

This time of year, after the early signing period, college coaches are readjusting their recruiting boards. They have two parts in play, as they missed on their initial targets and they see what their team has and what they need after game play. The late signing period has seen kids come from out of no where and elevate to multiple offer players. It also allows the kids to play through the...

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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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What to Watch For at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic (Part 2)

The Bigs If big men is your thing, if you’re a sucker for the high flying, rim protecting power 5 bigs, boy do we have a show for you. Not only do you have a number of nationally ranked guys who are 6’10” and up, but you also have a host of high-flying small ball bigs who look to tear the rim off while being incredibly switchable on defense. Phenom’s Palmetto Winter...

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Elite Basketball Teams Competing in 3rd Annual Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase

Elite Basketball Teams Competing in 3rd Annual Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase will take place at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, SC on December 20-22 Columbia, SC – On the heels of this Saturday’s Phenom’s Capital City Jam, Ben Lippen School (7401 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203) will host another major high school boys basketball tournament, set to take place from December 20-22. The 3rd...

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The Best Individual Performances Seen at the 2018 Bojangles Bash

6’3″ 2019 Chico Carter (Murray State) Cardinal Newman (Columbia, SC) Game 14 Vs. Gray Collegiate 39 Points, 13-22 FG, 6 Boards In a game with a lot of eyes on it, pitted against two highly thought of guards, Carter was nothing short of spectacular. He got to the free throw line 12 times, he knocked down 3 threes and finished 10-12 from 2-point. Carter is the next point guard in line...

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Seven Unsigned Senior Point Guards in South Carolina Coaches Need to See

5’11” Crosby James Ridge View HS (Columbia, SC) Offers: SC State, Limestone, Coker, Clayton St, Francis Marion James is coming off a summer that saw him make a major name for himself. Playing an aggressive schedule with the Upward Stars Columbia squad, James went at every major name point guard he came across. He is a bucket getting lead guard who plays with a chip on his shoulder....

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Brandon Lee’s SC Top 80 Stock Risers

Our annual South Carolina Top 80 camp featured the cream of the crop in the Palmetto State sharpening their crafts with skills and drills, and competing in live play in front of dozens of college coaches from around the region. Lexington, South Carolina-  We saw nationally ranked talent dual it out, some names that are breaking onto the scene as we speak, and eager youngsters looking to make a...

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Jamie’s List of 5 (+2): SEVEN (7) More Standouts from the South Carolina Top 80

6’6” 2020 Dillon Jones Keenan High School (Columbia, SC) Jones is such a unique prospect. He has the handle and the vision to initiate offense and make plays. He also has the strength and tenacity as an excellent rebounder, both in and out of his area. He scored the ball well, both on the block and from the wing. Already carrying offers from USC-Upstate, Presbyterian, SC State and College of...

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Jamie’s List of 5: SC’s 2021 Class is Ready to Draw National Attention — Part 2

Last week our Jeff Bendel wrote an article titled “South Carolina’s 2021 Class Ready to Draw National Attention”. This was a great take, as this class is especially deep, at all levels, with elite level talent as well as a depth of overall Division 1 talent. Bendel went through five names that he thought should grab national attention and national rankings. However, these five names do not tell...

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Jamie’s List of 5 — South Carolina’s 2020 July Breakouts

6’10” PJ Hall AAU: Upward Stars SE High School: Dorman We have been saying it for over a year, but the blow up is starting to happen. Hall picked up his first high major from South Carolina offer in June, followed by Florida a month later. Today he can add, Clemson, Pittsburgh and Georgia all to that Power 5 mix. As we have been saying Hall is a Top 100 guy, with the upside to slide into the Top...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam – Session 2 — The Young Guns You Got to See

Anytime you fill the gym with great programs, there are sure to be young prospects who pop up. This camp was no different. There was so much talent in the gym, it was great to see the young talent step up to the challenge. Some of these guys are players coaches across the country will need to keep a close eye on, a few of these guys are national level recruit types. 6’6” 2022 Julian Phillips...

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