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Myers Park Captures Important Southwestern 4A Conference Win

Myers Park Captures important Southwestern 4A Conference Win Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the important early season Southwestern 4A Conference game between Butler High School and Myers Park High School. Butler entered the contest with a 2-4 record, but three of the losses came on last second shots where Butler lost by a single point in each. For head coach Myron...

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Underrated Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2021

Although rankings are clearly meant to be discussed and debated, it feels like there are numerous noteworthy prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2021 that are still underrated. Obviously, the term “underrated” is a subjective one and completely based on opinion and preference. However, there’s an argument to be made for each of these prospects, especially since most of them hold zero...

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Freedom Christian: A Darkhorse Contender?

With all the constantly circulating discussions about teams and rankings, it’s become clearer that Freedom Christian is one of the most underrated and overlooked teams in North Carolina. They might not have the storied history and recent success like some, but their talent is plenty rich. This group has quickly jetted out to a 10-2 start and, although they haven’t necessarily played the toughest...

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Is North Carolina’s Private School Basketball an Open Race?

After writing an in-depth look at some of the top public school teams in the state, it only felt appropriate to do the same thing for private schools. However, there are even fewer clear-cut favorites and only one undefeated team remaining (Davidson Day) within the NCISAA. Right now, Concord First Assembly, Durham Academy, Greensboro Day, Trinity Christian, and Wayne Country Day have each lost...

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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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Game Report: Bishop McGuinness vs. Woodland

Bishop (6-1) 21 21 22 14 78Woodland (5-3) 8 18 18 21 65 Bishop 78 Noah Allred 21Dawson McAlhany 18Jake Ledbetter 13Nathan Fuller 11Seth Williams 11Rhett Spencer 2Thomas Markun 2 Woodland 65 Josh Westmoreland 28Blake Fritts 17Nathan Bryan 8Ethan Hiatt 6Blake Bryan 4Elijah Guy 2 Bishop McGuinness comes away with a victory on the first Friday night in front of their home crowd this season. The...

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Who Are Some of North Carolina’s Most Underrated Senior Prospects?

Each year, Phenom Hoops has hundreds upon thousands of prospects come through our doors with varying levels of recruitment. Plenty of guys are highly touted or properly rated, but many more end up severely underrated or well below the radar. It might feel like a common phrase at this point, but when comparing one-to-one, it’s easy to find cracks and seams within the system. So, this article will...

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