SC PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

Players in New Places: North Carolina (Part 2)

The school year is quickly approaching and that just means that high school basketball isn’t far off either. So it got us thinking about teams and players, and there were plenty of intriguing moves from players that will be suiting up in a different jersey this upcoming season. That is why we are taking an early look at a few new faces in a few new places. 2023 Bryce Cash (Carmel Christian)...

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Reece’s Standouts: Triad Blue Chip Summer League (Part 1)

by: Ethan Reece This past week Phenom Hoops went out to cover the Triad Blue Chip Summer League at TW Andrews High School in High Point, NC. The league has been held annually for 6 years now and features a good variety of the abundance of great prospects the Triad area has to offer between both public and private schools. This article will take a look at the standouts from the first part of the...

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Greensboro Day School Showcasing Impressive Balance

This past weekend, Greensboro Day School attended our Phenom Summer Showcase and played against some quality competition in preparation for the upcoming June Live period. Folks should expect nothing less than greatness from Coach Johnson, Coach Smith, and each team they’ve assembled. While this squad is primarily comprised of returning pieces, they have thrown a few new names into the mix. Given...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: John Wall Invitational (Monday, Part 2)

Archbishop Spalding vs. North Meck It was an intense battle between these two teams and a fun one to watch.  It was a pretty close battle all throughout but Archbishop was able to hold the lead for nearly the entire game.  2022 Cam Whitmore was the real deal.  Yes, he has incredible athleticism and he put that on display but his ability to score in a variety of ways, use his body well, put on...

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Game Report: Heritage vs Broughton

On Monday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Wake Forest to watch NCHSAA season-opener as Heritage hosted Broughton. This was an intriguing matchup, especially given the guard play between Heritage’s Justin Monden and Broughton’s Will Otto. Needless to say, the game lived up to expectations and both guards played tremendous games for their respective teams. The first quarter was back...

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POB’s Best of the Best from the Phenom Stay Positive

The Phenom Stay Positive brought a ton of talent to the courts in Bermuda Run. It was an exciting and thrilling event, as players really stepped up their game all throughout. But, while roaming the courts throughout, there were a few players that really seemed to grab my attention and standout from the rest, as these are POB’s Best of the Best from the event. Check out who made the list....

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The Returning Core of Garner Road 2023

Each year, many players filter in and out of travel ball programs on a pretty regular basis. It’s widely become the new norm to see key pieces depart from their respective teams for the next best situation. However, Garner Road has always taken pride on being a program with the ability to keep most of their main pieces. While there will always be exceptions to the rule, the core within their...

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POB’s Eye Catchers at Phenom Stay Positive (Day 1, Part 2)

Jaheim Taylor 2022 Kendrell Brooks (Brothers Basketball): Brooks has been a consistent threat on the court, as the 6’2 prospect has scored consistently in an array of areas on the court, pulling up and knock down shots but also getting to the basket.  But also enjoyed his vision and floor sense, making some terrific passes to set up his teammates for easy shots. 2021 Jaheim Taylor (Hart Select):...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Queen City Showcase (Day 1)

2023 Joseph Bachman (Garner Road Davis 16u): Bachman quickly caught our eyes with his activity level on both ends. Always seems to be moving, running the floor in transition, and makes the smart/right play on the court.  Really liked his quick decision making down low, finishing well around the rim. 2023 Jordan Durham (Garner Road Davis 16u): Durham continues to progress in his development...

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The Will Otto Era at Broughton

North Carolina’s Class of 2023 has as much star-power and raw talent as any freshman class within recent memory. Guys like Treymane Parker, Addison Archer, Caleb Foster, and countless others came in and immediately stood out as leaders. Others like Jaydon Young, Robert Dillingham, and Mekhi Grant are incredibly talented and likely to take on more responsibility this season. There are at least...

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#TheJohnWall: Day One Thoughts, Day Two Preview

Dontrez Styles is More Than Ready For Prime Time Kinston wing Dontrez Styles showed everyone in attendance why he’s widely regarded as the top 2021 prospect in the HoopState with his performance against Moravian Prep. Kinston ultimately fell up a little short to the stacked Moravian squad but Styles led a ferocious comeback that got the crowd really involved. He gets it done at both ends of the...

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Early Standouts at The John Wall Holiday Invitational

6’1 ’20 Daveon Dunn (Garner) There might be more appealing long-term prospects on this roster, but none were more effective than Dunn. He operated as the primary two-way catalyst for Garner throughout this contest, consistently setting the tone with his toughness and intelligent decision-making. Dunn plays under control and works well within the team on both sides of the ball. His motor and...

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Phenom Hoops Podcast: Recapping the Phenom ENC 150/ Player standouts and breakdown

The guys are back at it again, sitting down to discuss and break down players from the Phenom ENC 150. See what we had to say about some of the players.

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ENC Phenom 150 Standouts: Award Winners

What a great event. Of course the Phenom 150 Exposure Camps have been around since 2003 (16 years), but this year is the first we are taking the camp to different regions, bringing the camps to everyone. We didn’t know how that would be received, who all would show up. Well, Eastern North Carolina showed up and showed out. The camp SOLD OUT, which was an awesome response. With the platform built...

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North Carolina 2023 Watchlist (Part Four)

It is a standard practice that we, at Phenom Hoop Report, don’t rank players until they have finished their freshman year in high school. That being said, we will take a closer look at some of the players that should make an immediate impact this coming season. In (Part 1), we took a look at Jaylen Curry, Addison Archer, Trey Green, London Johnson, and Treymane Parker. See attached link:...

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