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Phenom Game Report: Lake Norman wins thrilling 61-59 win over Cox Mill

In the nightcap of the inaugural Greater Metro 4A conference tournament semifinal, it was the No.1 seed, Cox Mill (18-6; 11-1) vs. the No. 4 seed, Lake Norman (15-10; 5-7). For Cox Mill, coached by Ty Cox, they have already secured the No. 1 seed from the Greater Metro 4A conference. As for Lake Norman, coached by Grant Hodges, it’s win or go home scenario. Lake Norman must win the conference...

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Commitment Alert: Roanoke College snags 2022 Marcus Morgan

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Marcus MorganClass: 2022Committed to: Roanoke College What Morgan Brings to...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Cox Mill

Phenom Hoops went back out on the road on Thursday to check out more teams throughout the Charlotte area, with our next stop being Cox Mill.  Coach Johnson has done a tremendous job with this program and they look to be making a deep run in the playoffs once again.  But let us dive into what we saw on the court as this will be a fun team to watch. 2022 Marcus Morgan looks to be the...

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Phenom Summer Havoc Team Preview: Charlotte Hoyas

July is going to be fun, especially with Phenom Hoops.  That is why we are getting just a small head-start on the teams and players that will be in attendance for the Summer Havoc.  Here, we look to preview just a few names to watch for throughout the weekend in Rock Hill, with many others stepping up their game in front of college coaches. Charlotte Hoyas The Charlotte Hoyas have been...

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Cox Mill brings depth and college-level players to the table once again

Phenom Hoops has had a chance to get out during the month of June as teams have been participating in several teams’ camps and during the live period.  One event that Phenom attended was the Catawba Team Camp, bringing in several teams from around the region and giving us an early look at what each program has to offer. Scrolling down the list of teams attending the camp, Cox Mill was...

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NCHSAA LIVE Period Team Previews: Cox Mill

After a lot of stressors throughout the last twelve to fourteen months, the grassroots basketball landscape has finally returned to normalcy. The shoe-circuits and high school LIVE periods were restored for the betterment of these young prospects who are simply fighting for an equal opportunity to advance to the collegiate ranks. Although this presents Division I programs with the chance to...

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The Independent Route: A Charlotte Hoyas Story

Though intangible, chemistry is often times the major separator between “good” teams and “great” ones. Chemistry outperforms talent on a regular basis. However, the Charlotte Hoyas are an example of what happens when talent combines with chemistry. Their on-court success over the last year has led to the Hoyas being one of the premier independent travel ball programs across North Carolina....

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Phenom Media Day: Charlotte Hoyas

Phenom Hoops continues to hit the road for a few media days, allowing us to get a closer glimpse of some intriguing travel ball teams around the area. On Thursday night, we went out to the Concord area to check in on the Charlotte Hoyas, a program that has some good talent to watch.

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Point Guard Mentality: 2022 Marcus Morgan (Cox Mill)

Head coach Tyler Johnson at Cox Mill put together another successful season for his program and if you have had a chance to watch his team in action, you know that they play with a fun pace but also is a balanced team as well on the court. This season, the Chargers finished with an 11-3 overall record, having seven players averaging double-figure minutes and getting a little bit of everyone in...

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Phenom Open Run: Cox Mill

Phenom Hoops traveled to Fort Mill recently to check in on the Absolute Basketball Fall League, giving fans an early look at players and teams around the Charlotte area.  Teams came out and looked to compete, which they did, leaving it all on the court.  It also gave us and fans a chance to view players more with their high school teammates, as we break down what we saw at the event. We got a...

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Roster Breakdown for Queen City Showcase: Charlotte Hoyas

Rock Hill will be loaded with talent and Phenom Hoops wants to not only get everyone ready for an exciting event but also make sure we provide exposure for teams and players all throughout. We start previewing teams and players that coaches and fans will want to check out at the event.

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session III Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Antonio Threadgill #27: 5’8 ’22 Quentin Rice (Freedom) Starting things off, we look at a player that already knows how to run a team with poise and maturity, Quentin Rice. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with toughness, sharp vision, and the ability to play bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor. Rice offers a strong balance between defense, playmaking,...

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