SC PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Elliott Pope   #10: 5’10 ’21 AJ Thompson (Northwestern) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to hurt opponents in a variety of different ways, AJ Thompson. He’s a smart, quick-twitch point guard prospect with an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Thompson is able to effortlessly get by his man and apply nonstop penetration...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Elliot Pope   #62: 5’3 ’23 Omari Caldwell (River Bluff) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game extremely well on both ends of the floor despite his lack of true size, Omari Caldwell. He’s a smart, lightning-quick point guard prospect with a tight handle, quality vision, and the ability to touch the paint at a consistent rate. As useful as he was...

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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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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Harris   #2:5’0 ’23 Jaydyn Sowell (Pageland, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought a great attitude and operated nicely within the team concept, Jaydyn Sowell. He’s a young guard prospect that handles the ball well and plays unselfishly at all times. Sowell plays quite hard on both ends of the floor and defended with great purpose throughout the day. He...

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SC Phenom 150 Morning Standouts

#61 6’2” 2024 Cameron Scott Lexington, SC Scott has a chance to be very good. Already he has the length that makes him look as if he still has considerable growth physically. Playing in this one, against high school-aged kids, the 7th grader battled. He was good in the mid-range and finished at the rim. He is one to watch moving forward, the upside is considerable. #26  5’9” 2022 Savion Brown...

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#SCPhenom150: Early Day Standouts (Court Two)

#39 5’10 2020 Jordan Coleman: Chester High School (SC) Coleman is a strong explosive athlete that plays the game with a chip on his shoulder.  He fully understands that playing with a high level of effort is a great way to get noticed and that’s exactly what he did in this one.  He did a great job at getting downhill, finishing at the cup, either through contact or straight-line above the rim!...

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South Carolina Jr. Phenom: Team 1 Evaluations

South Carolina Jr. Phenom Evaluations   Team 1 Coach: Mike Rollins   #1: 4’10 ’26 Mario James (Columbia, SC) Starting things off, we look at the youngest player in attendance at our first South Carolina Jr. Phenom Camp, Mario James. He’s a solid player for his age with nice ball-handling and penetration abilities. Though James was younger than everyone else, he showed grit and...

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SC Junior Phenom Camp Award Winners

Phenom Hoop Report hosted its inaugural South Carolina Junior Phenom Camp at Lexington High School in Lexington, South Carolina. The event was a huge success as the state has seen an uptick in basketball talent over the past five years. As we have stated on numerous occasions, South Carolina is no longer just a football state. Yes, the state is producing high level talent and the Palmetto State...

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