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Freshmen to Know from Phenom Holiday Classic

2026 6’3 Dane Cassada (Calvary Day): Cassada continues to be a name that impresses us with his overall maturity as a freshman. Cassada is a tough, strong, high IQ guard that understands the game well, sees the floor, and can bring some versatility to the court on both sides of the floor.  He showed that he can be a knockdown shooter, as well as a playmaker with the ball in his hands. 2026...

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2026 Names to Know Entering High School (South Carolina)

By: Ethan Reece The travel season has come and gone, leaving us with a lot of impressions and thoughts on names to be excited to follow throughout the high school season. The 2026 class is next up to move into high school, and there are a lot of guys that will be making their impact felt sooner rather than later. It’s early, but this is looking like a really deep class with a lot of talent that...

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Top July Performers in North Carolina’s Class of 2026

The month of July is finally concluding, which should provide these young players with an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from days of nonstop basketball. Given the significance of the actual month, we decided to take a closer look at some of the top standouts from each class. Obviously, we can only speak on what we have seen, so the names listed will be based on their performances at...

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HoopState Fall League Standouts (Week 1, West Division)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2023 6’5 Isaac Holmes (Papa Pete’s Patriots/Apex Friendship) Isaac has been one of the more skilled players that I’ve watched today. The hybrid forward carries a trait of skillful, intelligent basketball with him at all times. He plays a very crafty game, highlighting both his ability to shoot the ball as well as facilitate. Holmes is difficult to match up with, given his...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Todd Baker   #38: 5’10 ’22 Dillon Atwell (Knoxville, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to make some solid contributions during his time at camp, Dillon Atwell. He’s a young guard prospect that is ready and willing to do the little things on both ends of the floor. Atwell plays within himself and the team concept, but also knows how to take advantage...

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