PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Phenom Game Report – Carmel Christian vs. Concord Academy

Carmel Christian vs. Concord Academy  Phenom Hoops travelled down to Matthews, North Carolina to cover a marquee matchup between two of the better private school teams in the state. Both teams have an abundant of talent and are extremely well coached and have won their fair share of NCISAA state championships. Coach Badgett does an extremely good job with his team. Yes, his team is filled...

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Concord Academy v. Carolina Basketball Academy Recap

The contest between Concord Academy and Carolina Basketball Academy began in exciting fashion, particularly for the Eagles. Led by the smooth-shooting guard duo of 6’3 ’21 Trae Benham (Lipscomb commit) and 6’3 ’22 Logan Threat, Concord Academy jumped out to a quick early lead. However, guys like 6’5 ’21 Tyler Fearne, 6’2 ’21 Javian Cannady, and 6’5 ’22 Tucker Johnson all played extremely...

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Open Gym Report: Concord Academy (formerly Concord First Assembly)

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Concord to watch the defending NCISAA 3A State Champions, Concord Academy (formerly Concord First Assembly). Coach Frank Cantadore has done a remarkable job over the past nine years building Concord Academy into a perennial NCISAA power. In nine seasons, their overall record is 220-65 and they’ve won over 22 games per year for eight straight seasons....

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC19 Day Two Early Slate

6’6 2020 Kahari Rogers: Liberty Heights (20 Points, 7-13 from the field, 3-8 from deep, 4 Rebounds, 2 Assists) Kahari Rogers continues to show everyone that he’s a must watch guy for mid-major coaches. At 6’6 he can score from all over the court and in a bevy of ways. He’s a lethal spot up threat with the ability to create his own jumper off the bounce from beyond the arc or in the mid range....

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Yusef English   #68: 5’7 ’22 Devin Binyard (Spring Hill) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on both sides of the ball, Devin Binyard. He’s a very quick, unselfish, high-motor point guard prospect that can get downhill and attack the basket with relentlessness, where he’s able to set up others or finish through contact. Next in...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour “Concord First Assembly”

Phenom Open Gym Tour “Concord First Assembly”   Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Concord, North Carolina to cover open gym at Concord First Assemly. Head coach Frank Cantadore is entering his ninth season at Concord First Assemly and is quietly building a basketball dynasty in the area. Coach Cantadore has led Concord First Assembly to an impressive 185-62 record during his...

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Player Standouts at SC Phenom 150 Camp

#65- Jordan Blue- No point guard has been a better true floor general than Blue, who makes up for his lack of size with incredibly heady, unselfish play. He’s very smart and it’s evident on both ends of the floor, given his unwavering consistency as a defender and decision-maker. Blue exudes leadership in basically everything that he does and should emerge as a vital piece this season.  ...

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Storylines from the #NCISSALivePeriod

The weekend was action packed with big time hoops all weekend long throughout the Triad! It's the first go around in this newly structured live period run by state officials and local high schools.

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