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Notable Risers in North Carolina’s Class of 2024

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops released our updated rankings for North Carolina’s Class of 2024. There are always a ton of subplots and headlines worthy of attention, including which players have taken the biggest jump (whether ability or recruitment) and who is still being “slept on” according to the masses. It’s always important to remind the general public that rankings have no real significance...

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On the Boards: Class of 2024 in North Carolina

Bo Koebbe (Living Water Christian) Koebbe is a 6’6 prospect at Living Water Christian who is coming off a strong sophomore season and is looking to bring that consistent presence once again.  Koebbe is coming off a season in which he averaged 17.4 points and 12.0 rebounds per game and has only continued to be that double-double type machine this summer.  Koebbe continues to be that...

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Expected Breakouts in North Carolina High School Basketball

Each year, the grassroots basketball scene shifts from travel ball to the high school season. College coaches have been out for months, seen countless kids, and should be in pursuit of their priority-level prospects. That being said, there are plenty of players whose ability don’t match their recruitment. Sure, most rising juniors aren’t receiving a ton of offers right now. However, given the...

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Names to start looking at more: Summer Havoc (Class of 2024)

The Phenom Summer Havoc Session 1 and Session 2 have come and gone and college coaches had a chance to check out a ton of talent on display. There were several big names and big performances on display but these are a few new names to start adding to your list for the Class of 2024 from the event. 2024 Kaden Hammond (Team United): Hammond has been a name we have spoken about quite a few times...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Team Camp

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Rise Indoor Facility in Bermuda Run, North Carolina for our annual June Team Camp. The two-day event featured a ton of the top public and private teams throughout the state. There were plenty of noteworthy takeaways from the event, both in terms of individual performances and overall team showings, and this article will take a closer look at...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Team Camp

6’2 ’23 Andrew Schrage (Bishop McGuinness) The Villains opened their day with a huge matchup against a noteworthy opponent, and Schrage was arguably their best player from start to finish. He’s a tough, scrappy, steadily developing point guard prospect who seems to get better with each viewing. Schrage attacks the basket well and finishes or makes the proper pass to an open teammate. He...

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Team United 16U EYBL “A Special Team”

To state Team United 16U EYBL may be a special team would be a gross understatement. The class of 2024 team has accumulated a nice mixture of talent, skill, athleticism, but more importantly are well coached and plays extremely well as a team. With such high profile players in today’s basketball culture, this team has no egos from our viewpoint. Team United 16U EYBL has two national level...

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Time to Sleep No More: Cummings HS

School: CummingsConference: 1A/2A Conference 14 Time to put everyone on notice with the Cavaliers of Cumming high school because they aren’t going away any time soon.  The Cavs sit undefeated on the season at 11-0 and are playing extremely well.  But what also makes them even more intriguing is the future, as they are being led by quite a few young prospects along with a few key...

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“Getting to Know” 6’7 2024 Kaden Hammond

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a “Getting to Know” series on some players who have attended events but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the basketball...

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Five Noteworthy Names in North Carolina’s Class of 2024 (Part Three)

Each year, North Carolina reminds everyone just how much talent resides within the Hoopstate. New faces emerge, prospects transfer in to prove themselves, and dozens upon dozens of players earn opportunities to further their career at the next level. That being said, the consistent amount of young, upcoming talent is what continues to stand out across the entire state. Now, North Carolina’s...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 16

Team 16Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQY4TvhZvUg0fWqU-0ebeY5R Coach: Patrick King #0: 5’8 ’24 William Ricketts (Weddington) Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest camper on this team, William Ricketts. He’s a young, wiry unselfish guard prospect with a team-first mentality and the ability to defend bigger...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Early Standouts Day 1

6’4 Julius Harrison 2023 has great size and frame accompanied by a good amount of strength which allows him to be terrific attacking and finish at the rim. He has a quick explosive first step that allows him to get defenders on his hip and gives him plenty of opportunities to score in the paint. He has a nice stroke in which he consistently knocks down open jumpers. He is an active defender and...

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Early Standouts at NC Jr. Phenom Camp

#5- Jalen Mills- No player has worked harder than Mills, who genuinely gives maximum effort on every possession. He’s a true team-first guard that looks to make hustle plays, but is also capable of making the extra pass to open teammates. Mills is the type of player that every coach can utilize.   #17- Kaedon Porter- There’s a lot to like with Porter, who is an extremely smooth, skilled,...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Junior Phenom Session I (Part I)

Phenom Hoop Report headed back to a familiar place over the years, as Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina held their first of three North Carolina Junior Phenom camps.  Not only does it provide a fantastic chance for young, rising prospects to learn the game but it also gives us an early preview of the talent coming up in the years to come. Check out a few names that impressed at the...

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