SC PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Challenge

6’0 ’24 Parker Burke (TSB) Although they showcased great balance throughout this contest, Burke was arguably their most vital contributor. He’s a smart, unselfish floor general with a keen playmaking sense and the ability to consistently find quality shots for himself or others. Burke was the youngest player on the roster, but it certainly wasn’t evident. His IQ, pace, and overall patience...

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Queen City Showcase Team Preview: Team Takedown 17u

The Queen City Showcase in Rock Hill this weekend is going to be off the charts.  With talent all on the floor, livestreams streaming the games, and a ton of coverage from Phenom Hoops, this is going to be one of the best events to start the travel ball season. That is why we wanted to get a leg up on it, as we spoke to several coaches that will be bringing their teams to South Carolina...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQZIWkCmm1KlmlEtj6Xlsui- Coach: Kenny Orr #0: 5’6 ’25 Melvin Farrington (Atlanta) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a lasting impression despite being the smallest and youngest camper on this team, Melvin Farrington. He’s a smart, fairly well-rounded guard prospect with excellent vision and the ability to...

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Gym Gems: Icon Cuts Fall League Week 1

By Patrick Paul Passion Driven Sports has been a pillar in the Pee Dee/Grand Strand area for the past two years. Gyms Gems heavily focus on small-town kids with big talent. Got a chance to attend Week 1 of Icon Cuts Fall league at Trinity Collegiate School in Florence, SC. Great basketball is being displayed in which the content can be displayed on the Savage Academy youtube channel. Here is...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Spring Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Patrick Paul #13: 5’3 ’23 James Davis (Hannah Pamplico) Starting things off, we look at a player that understands how to utilize his lack of height to his advantage, James Davis. He’s an extremely quick, unselfish point guard prospect that simply thrives in transition, where he’s proven to be faster than basically everyone on the court. Davis displays a solid two-way feel for the...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Jake Senyo   #74: 5’8 ’23 Jordan Frazer (Columbia) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an advanced skillset and overall feel for the game, Jordan Frazer. He’s a young, smart point guard prospect with a tight handle and sharp quickness, which allows him to dictate the offensive action quite effectively. Frazer is a capable playmaker with nice vision, but his...

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South Carolina Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 3

South Carolina Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: Jason Brown   #56: 5’5 ’21 Jordan Blue (Hartsville, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased great poise on both sides of the ball, Jordan Blue. He’s a point guard with exceptional ball-handling and passing abilities to pair with his unselfish approach to the game. Offensively, Blue is a smart overall player,...

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South Carolina Jr. Phenom: Team 4 Evaluations

South Carolina Jr. Phenom Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Troy Brace   #3: 5’0 ’24 Christopher Curry (Florence, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that handled the ball fairly well throughout camp, Christopher Curry. He’s somewhat small, but he navigates the floor with passion and looks to make plays in transition. Offensively, Curry did a decent job of hitting open looks while...

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