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College Coaches, Team United 2023 has the talent you are looking for

The Phenom Queen City Showcase was simply off the charts. The amount of talent of all levels was exceptional, along with the competition.  There was one team that, personally, I couldn’t wait to watch and they certainly proved themselves.  Team United 2023 EYBL is one that college coaches, of ALL levels including high-majors everywhere, should be watching all summer long. First off, if you are...

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2022 Phenom Rankings: The shot blockers you need to know

College coaches certainly love big or prospects that can make a difference on the offensive end but they certainly don't mind having a player that can make an impact on defense, erasing opponents' opportunities to score by blocking shots. In the class of 2022, there are multiple names that could be found on the updated Phenom Hoops rankings that can help man or eliminate those scoring opportunities. There are just five guys that you will want to know.

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Northwood Temple v. Winston-Salem Christian (Recap/Standouts)

The final game for day two of Phenom’s Holiday Classic took place between two teams who are among the top programs within North Carolina in Northwood Temple and Winston-Salem Christian. After establishing themselves as one of the better teams in the state, Winston-Salem Christian came out of the gate somewhat sluggish and Northwood Temple pounced on the lack of effort, leading 11-19 through the...

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Does Winston-Salem Christian Have the Top Big Man Rotation in NC?

In basketball, players with size will always be a coveted to make a difference at higher levels. There have been guys who can’t walk and chew gum, but they have actual college value because they can stand up straight and simply be tall. Even with how the NBA has trended into a perimeter-heavy league, legit big men like Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, and Anthony Davis still remain towards the top of...

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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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DeAjai’s Weekend Standouts from #PhenomTipOffClassic

By: DeAjai Dawkins BJ Freeman (Moravian Prep National) BJ Freeman has slowly but surely solidified himself as one of my favorite scoring guards in the entire state. Anyone that knows me from a basketball perspective should be able to tell you that I am a fan of “big guards”, as their powerful frames usually give them an automatic advantage at the rim. Freeman is gifted with a naturally sturdy...

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Open Gym Report: Winston-Salem Christian

Last night, Phenom Hoops had the opportunity to watch practice at Winston-Salem Christian. In his first year at Winston-Salem Christian, Head Coach Antonio Lowe has quickly built a powerhouse and is excited about what the future holds. The Lions have a great balance of size, skill, depth and experience to compete at a very high level. Leading things off at the guard spot is 6’4 2022 combo...

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Phenom Open Gym: Winston-Salem Christian

Phenom Hoops was back on the road once again, continuing their Phenom Open Gym Tour. We checked in on Winston Salem Christian, as Coach Antonio Lowe is looking to bring a talented group to the court. A program that is relatively unknown, WS Christian immediately stands out with the amount of size they bring and skill, as they should be one of the premier teams in the state.

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6’10 2022 Brandon White, “Length, Upside & More”

6’10 ’22 Brandon White, “Length, Upside, & More” Standing a lengthy 6’10 and sporting a 7’5 wingspan, rising junior Brandon White (North Rowan) has already gotten offers from the likes of ECU, Houston, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, South Florida, Wake Forest, and Western Kentucky, not to mention interest from the University of North Carolina. The scary part is White is still learning the game....

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#PhenomOpenGymTour: North Rowan High School

North Rowan is looking to make another deep run in the NCHSAA 1A playoffs and they have a bevy of young talent despite losing a handful of valuable seniors from last years team. Let’s take a look at some of the guys looking to lead the charge this season! 6’9 2022 Brandon White White has a legitimate shot to be a high major prospect. At 6’9 White tries to rip the rim off the...

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