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Overflowing with Talent: Team CP3 15U (2024)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for a variety of high-level basketball. Our Phenom Post-Grad Nationals began on Friday while the Hoopstate Championship and Spring Tip-Off Classic kicked-off on Saturday—making for an extremely entertaining weekend. There were countless notable teams and players from all three...

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Phenom Spring Tip-Off: Day 2 Late Standouts

Jackson Robinson of Upward Stars Pee Dee 14U was great in their games today as he showed he could be a huge paint presence. He utilized his size and length to control the glass and protect the rim at a high level. He has a soft touch around the rim and even displayed the ability to shoot the ball as well. With his size and skill set to play inside out at his age, he shows promises for the...

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DeAjai’s Day 2 Standouts (Part 1)

By; DeAjai Dawkins 2021 6’0 Mustapha Shah   Boo Williams Carolina 17U is one of the more complete teams I’ve watched today at the #PhenomSpringTipOff, and Mustapha Shah deserves recognition in that credit. The rock-solid lead guard possesses a blend of athleticism and vocal presence that captured my attention fairly early. His defensive disciple and dedication to creating disruption on that end...

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South Mecklenburg Advances to NCHSAA 4A Quarterfinals

On Thursday night, South Mecklenburg traveled to Hough in a NCHSAA 4A Sweet 16 matchup. South Mecklenburg entered the game with a 5-2 record, while Hough came in with a 7-2 record. Both teams have built a reputation for executing on the offensive end and playing great team basketball, so we knew it was going to be a great game to watch.

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Five Standout Freshmen “Stock On the Rise”

Five Standout Freshmen “Stock On the Rise” While it’s way too early for Phenom Hoops to calculate our North Carolina 2024 rankings, but let’s take a closer look at five standout freshmen that is making an early season impression. Be sure to check out Part 2 https://phenomhoopreport.com/five-standout-frosh-part-2-on-the-rise/ 6’8 ’24 Jarin Stevenson (Northwood HS) Jarin Stevenson is...

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Five Noteworthy Names in North Carolina’s Class of 2024

Each year, North Carolina reminds everyone just how much talent resides within the Hoopstate. New faces emerge, prospects transfer in to prove themselves, and dozens upon dozens of players earn opportunities to further their career at the next level. That being said, the consistent amount of young, upcoming talent is what continues to stand out across the entire state. Now, North Carolina’s...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Gary Hall #0: 5’9 ’23 Trey Green (Lake Norman Christian) Starting things off, we look at one of the most complete floor generals throughout North Carolina, Trey Green. He’s a smart, decisive, extremely well-rounded point guard prospect with an incredible understanding of how to run a team on both ends of the floor. Green offers a strong balance between playmaking and...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Late Standouts

6’4 Bishop Boswell 2024 of SBC Varsity is one of the best guards in the North Carolina 2024 class. His IQ and poise are unmatched and far beyond his age. He has the ability to take over games easily with his ability to score the basketball in a wide variety of ways. He has a knack for getting into the lane and being a floor general for his team, setting everybody up and making everybody look...

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Phenom Open Gym: South Meck

We have heard the early buzz around South Meck and it starts with head coach Gary Hall, one of the top coaches in the country who is now looking to make his mark in North Carolina with the Sabres. He has the winning pedigree and knowledge of the game, and it seems that he has earned some early traction with the program now.

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2024 Bishop Boswell off to a great start with first offer

Start jumping on board because this won’t be the last time you hear about 2024 Bishop Boswell.  Phenom Hoops got a chance to see Boswell countless times this summer and it was easy to see that this young man had the talent to be a big-time prospect in North Carolina early. Phenom Hoops Rick Lewis had this to say about his game back in July after watching him multiple times: “Boswell can play...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Phenom Open Run Session 1

6’6 Sean Rose of Young Gunz (Varsity) is a very impressive prospect with an abundance of potential and upside. He is a super long and wiry athlete who can really produce in the paint. He tends to flourish when around the rim with his soft touch around the rim. He really attacks the boards and comes up with a ton of rebounds. Uses his length to be a good rim protector; changes and blocks shot...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Open Run

6’2 ’21 Damiene Boles (Bull City Charlotte Post Grad) The well-rounded guard shined as a two-way leader for this Bull City Prep squad, constantly communicating, making plays, and impacting all facets of the game. He’s steady and makes intelligent decisions with the ball in his hands, which allows him to locate quality shots for others with unwavering consistency. Boles is a solid shooter, crafty...

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6’3 2024 Bishop Boswell, “One to Watch”

While Bishop Boswell’s Team Hope lost in the first round of bracket play at the Teammates Nationals, we came away impressed with his upside and long term potential. Standing a strong and lengthy 6’3, Boswell is fundamentally sound, has a high basketball IQ, and plays extremely well within the team structure. As a matter of fact, Boswell may have been to unselfish at times. The rising...

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