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HIGHLIGHTS: NCA Wesley Tubbs x Glynn Hubbard TOO MUCH for BJ Freeman & Moravian Prep at Phenom MLK!

Northside and Moravian Prep battled it out at the Phenom MLK Showcase in Rock Hill. It brought two of the top programs in the state and a lot of intriguing talent to the court, as it was one of many of the highly-anticipated games from the event. Check out all the highlights.

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Northside Christian vs Moravian Prep National: Game Recap

In the second game of the day, we had a big time match up between two top ten teams in the state: Northside Christian and Moravian Prep National. Moravian Prep is led by senior guard BJ Freeman, who is one of the most highly rated unsigned seniors in North Carolina. In the first quarter, Moravian Prep through the first punch. Their three-quarter court pressure forced turnovers. We saw Jackson...

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Holiday Classic: Greensboro Day vs. Northside Christian (Recap/Standouts)

It may have been getting a little late on Monday night but fans got themselves a REAL treat between Greensboro Day and Northside Christian.  These teams battled all the way throughout the game, as neither team was able to break away and it stayed within one or two possessions for much of the game.  Greensboro Day held the small lead at halftime 28-27 and a narrow lead at the end of the...

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TLEW’S Takeaways “November Classic”

TLEW’s Takeaways “November Classic” Dangerous Duos Northside Christian – (Glynn Hubbard & Wesley Tubbs III) These two guys are really dangerous. When the lights are on these two show up and play the game with a lot of energy and passion. Over the past two weekends they have played a lot of great competition. These two have fit right in.  Glynn Hubbard – He is a smooth guard who...

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T-Lew’s Takeaways

Top Leaders  Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights) – Strong / physical guard. He has done a tremendous job leading the way for Coach Wright and Liberty Heights. He has shown the ability to really lead a team. The guard is extremely explosive and I have yet to see anyone keep him out the lane.   Jamarii Thomas (The Burlington School) – It is amazing to me that no Division 1 school has...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #0: 6’2 ’21 Demar Anderson (Victory Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply possesses a natural feel and understanding as a scorer, Demar Anderson. He’s a strong, tough, smart wing prospect with the ability to assert himself from all three levels while being an effective defender and two-way rebounder. Anderson can create for himself with...

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Phenom Open Gym: Northside Christian

Northside Christian was fun to watch last year and came up just short in their hopes of a state championship.  Now, Coach Hatchett has lost a few key seniors and players from last year’s team but is excited about what the future holds with this year’s group.  A blend of scoring, quickness, versatility, and experience, Northside Christian is going to certainly be a team to watch once...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 2 at #PhenomChallenge (Part III)

2023 Wesley Tubbs (Charlotte Supreme): You can already see that Tubbs has the length that will catch eyes but what really stands out first is his emotion, hustle, and willingness to leave it all out there.  Such a competitor.  As far as his game goes, he is a 6’5 long, wiry prospect that can create for himself or for his teammates.  Just another big-time prospect in the 2023...

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Northside Christian Heading in a Youthful Direction

Heading into next season, the North Carolina high school landscape appears to be a completely open race—both in private and public schools. Public powerhouses, like North Mecklenburg, lost major pieces in Tristan Maxwell, Trayden Williams, and Shamann Artis. The same thing is happening at private schools. Concord First Assembly was the clear-cut top private school team last season and returns...

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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-State team (Class of 2023)

It was a spectacular year no matter how you look at it. Players really made a name for themselves and had an impressive season on the court, producing on so many levels. Phenom Hoops brings you their All-State teams for the 2023 class. A huge congrats to all players and teams this season.

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Northside Christian returns to NCISAA 2A seminfinals

Northside Christian returns to the NCISAA 2A semifinals  Northside Christian 70 Fayetteville Academy 34 Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the NCISAA 2A quarterfinal game between Fayetteville Academy and Northside Christian. Fayetteville Academy came into the contest as the defending state champions. While they sported an 8-15 record, Fayetteville Academy has...

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Freshmen who didn’t play like freshmen

Freshmen who didn’t play like freshmen The Phenom High School Jamboree provided teams and players to give us hoop junkies just a nice glimpse of the upcoming season. Naturally, it’s the upperclassmen that have the opportunity to shine early on, especially in pre-season scrimmages. That being said, we’re going to look into a handful of freshmen that played beyond their years and grade.  6’4...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Session II Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #4: 5’5 ’24 Cayden Martin (Greensboro) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed and impacted the game well despite a lack of true size, Cayden Martin. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect with a high motor and excellent defensive instincts. Martin is quick and able to break down defenders with his quality handle, which allows him to attack the basket and...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from the NC Phenom 150 Session II (Part I)

For the second weekend in a row, Phenom Hoop Report headed to Proehlific Park to check out the talent from around the state of North Carolina and it may have been the best group of talent we have had in one 150 camp. Talent was absolutely everywhere and at all ages but here are just a few names that really stood out to our scouts on Sunday. — 2023 6’5 Wesley Tubbs Tubbs is going to be...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Northside Christian Academy

Rick and Patrick both headed out just a few miles down the road to check out the latest surrounding Northside Christian Academy, a program with a great history of intriguing talent for the next level.  It looked to be the same once again, as Phenom Hoop Report continues to dominate their coverage with the Phenom Open Gym Tour. We also want to thank coach Erasto Hatchett for his hospitality. He...

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Previewing Top Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2023

As we continue to prepare for the upcoming high school season, Phenom Hoops carries on their preview of the top prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2023, which is shaping up nicely. This class is already deep and littered with high-level prospects at every position, and we’ll take a closer look at some of them in this article. Again, this is in no way a ranking or reflection of rankings in...

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Team Loaded 15U claims the Silver bracket 93-89 in overtime

In an absolute thriller Team Loaded went blow for blow with a scrappy Charlotte Supremes squad, in the end regulation wasn’t enough time to decide a winner.Greensboro, North Carolina- Team Loaded utilized a second half run, and some halftime defensive adjustments to claim the title on championship Sunday. This was the most competitive game on court three it was a contest of runs, both teams...

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Bendel’s Best: Summer Havoc (Part Three)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled back to Rock Hill, South Carolina for the final live period of the summer. We hosted our Summer Havoc from Thursday to Sunday at Comenius, Catawba Ridge, and Nation Ford. There were over one hundred college coaches to walk through our doors and various players received offers across the event. This article will take a closer look at some of the most...

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