PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Who is North Carolina’s Best Public School Team?

Nothing seems to excite folks more than the weekly debate surrounding which teams fall into the upper echelon of rankings. Whether public, private, or both, everyone has a case to represent their cause. That being said, public school basketball in North Carolina has been as impressive as ever through the first month of the season. Three programs, Farmville Central, Millbrook, and North...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym: North Meck

One of the final stops Patrick and Rick made on Monday was at North Meck, a team that brings a lot of firepower, guard play, and intriguing young talent this season.  After finishing 23-5 last year, the Vikings look to fill the stands once again this year, especially with the talent we saw at the open gym.

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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Team Charlotte 2022 Claims 16U Championship at Phenom’s JMAC Showcase

The 16U White Division Gold Championship game was thrilling from beginning to end as Team Charlotte 2022 faced off against a gritty Carolina Riptide squad. 6’4 W Logan Blair made an impact early in this one for Team Charlotte with his activity on the glass. He possesses a good blend of skill and athleticism and ended the game scoring 13 points. For the Riptide, they were led by skilled 6’5...

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Nation Ford Day one standouts #PhenomJMAC

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom’s JMAC Showcase

Team Charlotte 6’7 ’22 Jeremy Gregory- The strong-bodied big man continues to take fantastic strides in his development process. He’s the undisputed leader of this team and knows how to be productive even when his shot isn’t falling. Gregory utilizes his body extremely well to clear out space for rebounds. He runs the floor properly and finishes extremely well with either hand.   FIBA 6’1...

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Team Charlotte bringing the talent on all levels to the JMAC Showcase

One program that everyone should know already will be the Team Charlotte program, as they will be bringing several teams to the event this weekend.  Team Charlotte 17u, 16u, 15u, and 12u will all be in attendance and you don’t want to miss some of the top talents around the area.

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Prospects to Watch in North Carolina’s Class of 2022

This week, we looked at some of the most elite freshmen in the Hoopstate by putting out two separate installments of five special prospects. Today, we’ll do something a little different and take a look at guys that have just begun to hit their stride or are in the early stages of doing so. This list will highlight a variety of different prospects, but are not Phenom Hoops’ official rankings....

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Eye Catchers from the Phenom Stay Positive (Part III)

It has been a great event this weekend in Greensboro, as players have shown up and competed all throughout the event.  Some players have caught the eyes of our scouts, but here are a few quick notes from some of the players we have seen. 2023 5’8 Trey Green (Team Charlotte 15u) Being such a young prospect, he brings poise and understanding at a high level early on in his career, which is one...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: J.D. Johnson   #2:5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Eastern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed a lot of poise and two-way polish during his time at camp, Kadyn Dawkins. He’s a young, slightly undersized point guard prospect that offers an excellent balance between scoring and playmaking. Dawkins plays with a high IQ and unselfish mentality, which allows him...

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#PhenomSummerHavoc Day Two: Players To Watch from the Morning Games

Let’s get right to it, here are some players to watch from this morning’s action at #PhenomSummerHavoc 6’4 2019 Quinten Thomas: Upward Stars Charlotte Thomas was sensational this morning for his squad providing tons of energy, athleticism, and leadership out there.  He’s really explosive off both one and two feet with an innate ability to make acrobatic plays at timely...

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#PhenomChampionShowcase: Sunday Stars

It’s been a great first portion of the day over at Proehlific Park, here are some of the top performers from today’s action! 6’4 2020 MJ Wilkerson: NC Empire Wilkerson does a great job bringing contagious energy for a really fun NC Empire squad featuring some of the top talent in the 919. His defensive tenacity combined with his ability to initiate offense makes him a really well...

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