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Heart over Height: Keenan Wilkins and Dwight Canady

Last night, Phenom Hoops had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Hendersonville in the NCHSAA 2A semifinal against North Lincoln. After going 26-3 last year, the Bearcats have enjoyed an undefeated season and continue to push for their first state championship since 1992. That 1992 season was also their last appearance in the big game, arguably making this Hendersonville squad their most...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’5 Ray Bellamy

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 5’11 Tyreik Leach

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’4 Daniel Cooper

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 Owen Griffith

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Making a mark in NC: 2022 Keyon Webb (Riverside-Durham HS)

It seems like every year, there are new names that come about throughout the state of North Carolina. Yes, you may know the top names in each class but players continue to elevate their play and start becoming more of a name throughout the area. One of those players that would fall into that category this year is 2022 Keyon Webb from Riverside-Durham.  The junior guard led the conference in...

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Start Tracking: 2024 Zion Collins (Hillside HS)

It has been an exciting year to finally get a chance to see some of these very intriguing freshmen on the courts at their high schools.  It has given them a chance to start their story with the program but also finally get a chance to watch them in a high school setting. 2024 6’4 Zion Collins from Hillside high school in North Carolina is going to be one of the big-time talents to watch for...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’4 Graham Calton

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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“Get to Know” 6’4 ‘22 Graham Worland

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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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 5’10 Kabe Ellis

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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“Get to Know” Finley Simmons

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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Nighthawks Soar to New Heights

The 2020-21 high school basketball season has been very unusual compared to the normalcy that we’ve grown accustomed to know. There’s been more player movement, less offers being distributed, and no real light at the end of the tunnel. However, we can focus on some positives instead of emphasizing the grim, negative effects of the one-year shutdown. Take Northern Guilford, for example. The...

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On the radar: 2023 Bennett Bowers (Buffalo Gap HS, VA)

The sophomore point guard from Buffalo Gap High School brings early intrigue with what he has shown on the court. In his sophomore season along, he has posted averages of 16.5 points per game, 4.8 assists, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.8 steals per game, helping him earn All-District and All-Region honors. He is also shooting the ball incredibly well; 40 percent from three and 84 percent from the line.

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’4 Caden Davis

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Solomon Butler

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Josiah Dow

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 BJ Keith

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 Cedric Patterson

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Leaving it all out on the court: 2021 Jamarien Dalton (North Davidson)

One of the more impressive seasons this year in North Carolina has to be coming from North Davidson’s Jamarien Dalton, who is actually an Elon football commit.  But he is showing that he can absolutely get it done on the court as well.  But it shouldn’t come as any surprise because he has been doing it for quite some time now.  He started out strong as a freshman, averaging eight...

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Noteworthy Bigs in North Carolina’s Class of 2023

Anyone within the grassroots scene already knows about the undeniable excitement surrounding North Carolina’s Class of 2023. However, it’s an extremely guard-heavy class—especially towards the top. Guys like Robert Dillingham, Mikey Williams, and Trey Green have received nonstop attention since entering high school whereas other highly talented players (Aden Holloway and Treymane Parker, for...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’0 Jack Carter

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, over one hundred players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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