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Phenom Open Gym: Combine Academy

It is getting close to that time of the year, where Phenom Hoops hits the road to check out teams and get an early glimpse of the talent around the area. We first started out heading to Lincolnton, to check in on Jeff McInnis and Combine Academy who is loaded once again.

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Evening Standouts at Day Two of Hoops and Dreams

6’5 ’20 Trent McIntyre (Piedmont Classical) There are a ton of exciting prospects on this Piedmont Classical team, but few are as productive as McIntyre on a game-to-game basis. It’s honestly somewhat surprising that he hasn’t started get recruited on the Division I level, simply because his approach, mentality, and skillset never waver. He has IQ, size, and phenomenal two-way versatility, which...

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#PhenomGateCity: Miles Magical Five (Night One)

6’4 2021 Darrius Davis: Moravian Prep (15 Points, 5-7 FG, 5-5 FT, 3 Rebounds) Josh Hall and Shakeel Moore get the headlines for Moravian Prep and deservedly so. They’re both unique talents that bring an undeniable level of production and excitement to the floor each and every time they suit up, but Moravian Prep doesn’t take that game the way they did without the performance of Darrius Davis....

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Player Standouts at Phenom Gate City Classic

6’2 ’20 Dylan Blake (First Flight) Arguably no team in North Carolina brings as much intrigue as First Flight, and Blake is a major part of what they do. He’s the lynchpin in an absolutely new-age style of infinite three-point shooting. Blake is a knockdown shooter in virtually every way but also showcases the mentality of a point guard and consistently works to get others involved. He’s tougher...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom National Showcase

6’7 ’21 Jamylan Blakeney (Combine Academy) There are a ton of high-level defenders in North Carolina and it’s time that we start mentioning Blakeney among the best. He’s as versatile as anyone on that end of the floor due to his phenomenal blend of length, athleticism, and recovery speed. Blakeney can protect the rim and legitimately defend all five positions at the high school level. He plays...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym: Moravian Prep

Starting his second season at Moravian Prep, head coach Antonio Lowe had changed the direction of the program. Less than a year ago, Moravian Prep was looking for notoriety and respect. Fast forward and now Moravian Prep has become a destination for a multitude of D1 prospects and has quickly become one of the hot teams in the state.

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On the Rise: North Carolina’s Class of 2021 (Part Two)

Yesterday, we took a closer look at some of the most underrated scholarship-worthy players within North Carolina’s Class of 2020. Now, we will highlight a variety of different guys in North Carolina’s Class of 2021 that have made a strong impression over these last two months… (Read Part One) 6’7 ’21 Omarion Bodrick (Independence) Everyone across the entire state should already be all-in...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Team Camp

6’9 ’20 Obinna Killen (Chapmanville) It would be difficult to not be impressed with Killen, a long, high-motor forward with elite athleticism and physical tools. He’s able to assert his will and control action in the paint on every possession. Killen forces turnovers at an incredible rate through his strong anticipation skills and causes a ton of problems when barreling towards the rim in...

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