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Open Gym Report: Concord Academy (formerly Concord First Assembly)

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Concord to watch the defending NCISAA 3A State Champions, Concord Academy (formerly Concord First Assembly). Coach Frank Cantadore has done a remarkable job over the past nine years building Concord Academy into a perennial NCISAA power. In nine seasons, their overall record is 220-65 and they’ve won over 22 games per year for eight straight seasons....

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Late Standouts at #PhenomLIVE

6’7 Earl Burgess of Team 864 17U is a super productive and efficient player. Knows his game and is a star in his role. He has a great touch in the paint and puts himself in position to score. He attacks the boards hard and rebounds the ball well on both sides of the floor. Has a high motor and runs the floor very well which allows him to get easy points in transition. He has a good release on...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Hickory Ridge High School

  Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Harrisburg, North Carolina to cover the Hickory Ridge High School open gym. Last year, Hickory Ridge finished .500 with a 13-13 record in one of the toughest basketball conferences in the state, the NCHSAA Southwestern 4A. Coach Robert Machado looks to improve upon that 7-7 conference record last season and has plenty of reasons to be optimistic.   Hickory...

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5 Names to Know from Phenom Challenge Live

This weekend at the Phenom Challenge LIVE event, there was a boatload of standout players and teams. I had the privilege to cover games at Bob Jones University and Broome High School where there were some fierce competition and individual talent. Let’s get right to it with my top 5 players I saw this weekend.

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