PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Westover v. Northern Guilford

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Northern Guilford in Greensboro, North Carolina, as the Nighthawks prepared to host the Wolverines of Westover High School in a second-round matchup in the NCHSAA 3A playoffs. Last year (prior to everything shutting down), Westover actually made it to the title game and were forced to be named co-champions. They lost numerous seniors, including Traymond...

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Nighthawks Soar to New Heights

The 2020-21 high school basketball season has been very unusual compared to the normalcy that we’ve grown accustomed to know. There’s been more player movement, less offers being distributed, and no real light at the end of the tunnel. However, we can focus on some positives instead of emphasizing the grim, negative effects of the one-year shutdown. Take Northern Guilford, for example. The...

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Northern Guilford v. Eastern Alamance

On Friday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Northern Guilford in Greensboro, North Carolina, as the Nighthawks prepared to host the Eagles of Eastern Alamance. For Northern, this might be their most talented team in recent memory and first-year head coach Kellen Parrish has already unveiled a very cohesive game plan. On the other side, the Eagles have always found ways to be relevant and...

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Nighthawk Foursome Continues Trending Upward

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops kicked off our travel ball season in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There were over 120 teams in attendance, which naturally led to some high-level competition between noteworthy prospects of all ages. While most of the subplots and storylines have been centered around these specific summer programs, this article will offer something different. We will take a closer...

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Poised to Breakout: North Carolina’s Class of 2022

With the summer season behind us, there’s no better time to reexamine all the high school classes. The Class of 2022 will be entering their sophomore season and has an abundance of uncovered talent. This summer has given Phenom Hoops a chance to get a closer look at some prospects that we feel are underrated and have the chance to breakout this season. This article will take a deeper look at...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Summer Finale (Part Two)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops wrapped up the summer season in Greensboro, North Carolina with our annual Summer Finale. There was an abundance of talent in the gym, offers were given out, and high-level competition took place per usual. This article will take a closer look at some of the top standouts from the event…   6’5 ’20 Keishon Porter (Team Trezz) By now, everyone in the state...

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Early Standouts at Phenom Summer Finale

6’2 ’22 LeBron Thomas (FIBA) No player was more impressive than Thomas, especially given how calmly he controlled the action on both ends of the floor. He’s a proven playmaker and defender, but it was his ability to knock down three-pointers with excellent consistency that made such a strong impression. Thomas continues to solidify that he’s an elite prospect and should be recruited as such....

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Greg Gary   #3: 5’0 ’24 Zehren Hilton (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stepped up to the high school camp and enjoyed a pretty strong showing, Zehren Hilton. He’s a point guard prospect with quality feel for his age and the ability to apply constant pressure as a threat from beyond the arc. Hilton might be somewhat undersized, but he’s quite aware...

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