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Commitment Alert: 2023 Jordan Davis announces his commitment to Geneva College

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: Jordan DavisClass: 2023Committed to: Geneva College What Was Said by Phenom...

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Reece’s Standouts: Triad Blue Chip Fall League (West Division Week 1)

by: Ethan Reece 2023 Adam Hege (Surry Central)If you’re looking for the textbook example of a point guard, you should see the way Adam plays the position. He was a brilliant game manager that played a major catalyst in orchestrating everything they did and didn’t even have to score to leave his impact. He handled the pressure, scrappily defended, and consistently set up the offense for proper...

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Phenom Hoops Player Profile: Jordan Davis

Height: 6’3 Class: 2023 School: East Surry Travel Team: NC Spartans Freshman Season: N/A Sophomore Season: 12.3 PPG, 2.1 RPG, 1.2 SPG Junior Season: 17.2 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 3.8 APG, 3.1 SPG, 47% FG, 38% 3P What Was Recently Said 6/28/22): Similar to the entry above, we’ve seen Davis countless times with the NC Spartans but this was our first real viewing with East Surry....

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Summer Finale Team Previews: NC Spartans Haidinger

5’9 Riggs Handy Regardless of departures or overall roster turnover, Handy remains the top shooter on the roster. He’s undersized but effortlessly fills it up from beyond the arc. Handy doesn’t require the ball to make his presence felt, as his lethal spot-up ability forces opponents to stay attached at all times. He possesses a rapid release and only needs a slight glimmer of daylight to get...

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College-Worthy Rosters at Summer Havoc: NC Spartans Haidinger

Last week, Phenom Hoops traveled down to Fort Mill, South Carolina to host our annual Summer Havoc Live. The event featured a slew of noteworthy teams and players, which naturally led to a ton of college coaches attending to find their next program-changing piece. While a lot of attention was centered around a handful of teams, college coaches were able to find worthy prospects at seemingly...

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“Getting to Know” 6’3 ’23 Jordan Davis

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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Standouts at Reynolds Jamboree

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to R.J. Reynolds for their high school jamboree, which featured a variety of competitive teams throughout the area. There were numerous standouts during the event, and this article will take a closer look at each… 6’1 ’23 Will Gray (East Forsyth) After writing a pretty lengthy dissertation about Gray from this past weekend, he goes out and continues to...

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Phenom Grassroots TOC Team Preview: NC Spartans 17u Haidinger

The Phenom Grassroots TOC is this weekend in Rock Hill/Fort Mill, as it is the first LIVE Period with Phenom Hoops this season. The talent pool runs deep throughout and we want to give college coaches a leg up on who to watch and who will be in action. Here are a few players to check out for each team, presented by the head coach. NC Spartans 17u Haidinger Will Gray – 2023 6’1 PG East Forsyth...

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Open Gym Report: NC Spartans 17U Haidinger

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops (Jeff Bendel, Tyler Lewis, and Colby Lewis) traveled out to Bishop McGuinness High School for the NC Spartans Media Day. The Spartans should be well-known as one of the better independent programs across the Carolinas, and their current group is no exception. Josh Thompson is the director, but Herb Liles, Kerry Graves, Curtis Patton, Ryan Haidinger, Michael Bowers, and...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from September Classic (Saturday)

2025 Jake Cackovic (Strong Center): A young name that really caught some early interest with his play. Also a baseball player, Cakouik is one that hit a significant growth spurt and now is a 6’4, versatile prospect that can operate inside but also step out and knock down shots.  He moves well and is extremely active on the boards.  One to keep an eye on around the Raleigh area. 2024...

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A Look at the Winston 76ers

Micah Hudnall             6’0       West Forsyth               2023 Micah is a pass-first point guard. He leads by example out on the court. Micah is the type of guard who would rather get everyone else involved instead of...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Kelvin Reid #62: 6’2 ’21 Donovan Vinson (Neuse Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed flashes of scoring prowess throughout camp, Donovan Vinson. He’s a smart, strong-bodied guard with an excellent scoring arsenal and the ability to make plays with or without the ball in his hands. Vinson can score the ball effectively from all three levels or take...

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