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Phenom Hoops LIVE Recap: Breaking Down more of Team Wall

Just because the LIVE period is over in April, doesn't mean that Phenom Hoops is stopping their coverage, as we are bringing you a ton of post-event coverage as well throughout the coming weeks.  Let's dive into a few players and teams that we saw at the event, as we shed light on players that performed well throughout.  Team Wall It was great to see our friends again with Team Wall, a...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Armad Moore #4: 5'11 '26 Cameron Newman (Gaston Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who possesses an impressive level of poise and polish for his age, Cameron Newman. He's a smart, skilled, unselfish point guard prospect with great balance and the ability to consistently make the right play with the ball in his hands. Newman displays a tight, crafty handle and...

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The Future of Trinity Christian

While it probably goes without saying, Coach Heath Vandevender has seen an abundance of talent come through the doors during his time at Trinity Christian. From the likes of Dennis Smith to Josh Nickelberry, Joey Baker, Greg Gantt, and countless others, there has been no shortage of accomplishments for the Crusaders. Even recently, he's won a lot of games behind the leadership of Freddie...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: George Marshall #8: 6'0 '23 Jordan Cooper (Wayne Country Day) Starting things off, we look at a player who continues to steadily trend upward with his reliable two-way presence, Jordan Cooper. He's a smart, wiry guard prospect with the necessary combination of IQ, vision, and scoring prowess to effectively operate from either backcourt position. Cooper is arguably at his best...

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'Getting to Know' 6'4 2025 Howard Herbert

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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Notable Young Prospects from Grassroots Tip-Off Classic

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops held our annual Grassroots Tip-Off Classic at the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The event was loaded with an abundance of entertaining programs from throughout the region and beyond. While most of the excitement was centered around the debuts various shoe-circuit teams and specific matchups between older squads, there were also a...

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Phenom 150 Session II Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Bronal Gary #47: 5'8 '22 Jordan Harrison (Uwharrie Charter) Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest camper on this team, Jordan Harrison. He's a tough, heady lead guard prospect with a high motor, unselfish mentality, and solid defensive instincts. Harrison shoots the ball very well from the perimeter, but also displays the...

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Phenom Hoops' Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons   #4:'4'11 '25 James Warren (Greensboro, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed an excellent attitude and some useful skills during camp, James Warren. He's a strong-bodied guard prospect that typically looks to apply scoring pressure from the off-guard position. Warren is a decent perimeter shooter off the catch but looks to keep the ball...

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