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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: George Marshall #8: 6’0 ’23 Jordan Cooper (Wayne Country Day) Starting things off, we look at a player who continues to steadily trend upward with his reliable two-way presence, Jordan Cooper. He’s a smart, wiry guard prospect with the necessary combination of IQ, vision, and scoring prowess to effectively operate from either backcourt position. Cooper is arguably at his best...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Erik Whaley #5: 6’0 ’24 Carson Daniel (Central Cabarrus) Starting things off, we look at a player who already stands out as one of the more reliable, productive floor generals in the state, Carson Daniel. He’s a smart, skilled, unselfish point guard prospect with an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Daniel typically looks to set up the offense and...

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Commits putting on a show: NC Top 80 (Class of 2022)

The NC Top 80 was off the charts, bringing the top players from around the state all under one building. We have already talked about some of the prospects that impressed from the classes of 2025, 2024, and 2023… Now, we take a look at some of the seniors that were part of the camp. In this article, we highlight players that are already committed but still came out to compete and really...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #7: 6’0 ’23 Jaiden Thompson (Central Cabarrus) Starting things off, we look at a player who showcased a scrappy, high-motor presence throughout camp, Jaiden Thompson. He’s a tough, heady guard prospect with a nice feel and the ability to make an impact with or without the ball in his hands. Thompson is a quality three-point shooter, but also attacks the basket...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Dre Simmons #6: 6’0 ’23 Chase Dawson (Cary Academy) Starting things off, we look at a player who continues to embrace his identity as a quick, heady floor general, Chase Dawson. He’s a tough, scrappy, extremely fast lead guard prospect with solid vision and excellent penetration instincts, both in the half-court and open floor. Next in his development process is working on his...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Kyree Bethel #13: 6’1 ’24 Jermaurhiyun Anderson (Quality Education) Starting things off, we look a player who should be among the top new additions to the state, Jermaurhiyun Anderson. He’s a tough, heady guard prospect with a strong penetration sense and the ability to consistently finish or make plays within the paint. Anderson absorbs contact well, sets up others as needed,...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Joseph Adams #3: 5’10 ’22 Justin Monden (Heritage) Starting things off, we look at a player who understands how to play to his strengths in every possible setting, Justin Monden. He’s a wiry, scrappy guard prospect with the ability to operate as a floor general or capable off-ball threat. Monden loves to attack the midrange for quality pull-up jumpers, but can also knock down...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Kenneth Bates #2: 5’10 ’22 Camian Shell (Winston-Salem Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply understands how to properly run a team from the point guard position, Camian Shell. He’s a smart, strong, undersized floor general with a quality blend of vision, quickness, and scoring ability from all levels. Shell is an excellent defender, especially for his...

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Opening some eyes: NC Top 80 (Class of 2023)

We recently spoke about guards that are looking to have a big season (Read: Guards looking to have a big high school season: NC Top 80 (Class of 2023) but there were others at the event that really captured a lot of eyes with their play and could see their recruitment take off in a big way.  Check out a few more names that impressed at the loaded NC Top 80. 2023 Truman Claytor (Word of...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Robinson #1: 5’8 ’26 Isaac Ellis (Moravian Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player who contributed nicely despite being the youngest camper on display, Isaac Ellis. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect with IQ, scrappiness, and as much shooting prowess as any player across the state. Ellis is small in stature but showcases a clear understanding of how to play to his...

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Guards looking to have a big high school season: NC Top 80 (Class of 2023)

It was a special weekend in Charlotte, as Phenom Hoops had their annual North Carolina Top 80 event which brought some of the top players from the state all under one building. We had several top seniors, juniors, sophomores, and even freshmen attend the event, as we dive more into the players that impressed. It was great to see several juniors on the floor and they put themselves on the map for...

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Stepping up on the big stage: NC Top 80 (Class of 2024)

It was a special weekend in Charlotte, as Phenom Hoops had their annual North Carolina Top 80 event which brought some of the top players from the state all under one building. We had several top seniors, juniors, sophomores, and even freshmen attend the event, as we dive more into the players that impressed. It was great to see several sophomores on the floor and they put themselves on the map...

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Putting Them on Notice: NC Top 80 (Class of 2025)

It was a special weekend in Charlotte, as Phenom Hoops had their annual North Carolina Top 80 event which brought some of the top players from the state all under one building. We had several top seniors, juniors, sophomores, and even freshmen attend the event, as we dive more into the players that impressed. It was great to see several freshmen on the floor and they put themselves on the map...

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POB’s Thoughts: Shooters with Range (NC Top 80)

Phenom Hoops had another terrific North Carolina Top 80 this past weekend, bringing in some of the best players around the state all under one building. We had a chance to check out a lot of players that you will be seeing at the next level, including players that can certainly help from outside. In this article, we discuss some of the top shooters from the event that we saw, as they really...

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North Carolina Top 80 All Star Team Class of 2022

Note: Players had to play in all three games ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityState20226′7″62Noah RossTrinity Academy Of RaleighApexNC20226′6″54Raphael GayWinston-Salem ChristianWinston-SalemNC20226′2″21Xavier McKelvyUnited FaithCharlotteNC20226′5″39Josh ScovensPageGreensboroNC20226′6″45DJ NixCannonHarrisburgNC

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North Carolina Top 80 All Star Team Class of 2023

Note: Players had to play in all three games ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityState20236′2″17Jaylen CurryJ.L. ChambersCharlotteNC20236′5″43Truman ClaytorWord of GodErwinNC20236′5″37Isaiah WashingtonPine ForestFayettevilleNC20236′6″49Freddie DilioneWord of GodFayettevilleNC20236′0″6Chase DawsonCaryDurhamNC20236′0″8Jordan CooperWayne Country DayGoldsboroNC20236’6″48Dylan PurnellWord of...

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North Carolina Top 80 All Star Team Class of 2024

Note: Players had to play in all three camp games to be selected ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityState20246′5″41Langston BoydConcord AcademyCharlotteNC20246′6″52Lewis WalkerWinston-Salem ChristianWinston SalemNC20246′5″36Hampton EvansGreenfield SchoolGreenvilleNC20246′8″65Jozohn PriceChrist SchoolCharlotteNC20246′3″22Austin SwartzCannonCharlotteNC

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North Carolina Top 80 Scoring Leaders

ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityStateAvg. 20236′2″17Jaylen CurryJ.L. ChambersCharlotteNC24.720226′9″70Deante GreenAsheville ChristianAshevilleNC22.020226′7″62Noah RossTrinity Academy Of RaleighApexNC20.720226′6″54Raphael GayWinston-Salem ChristianWinston-SalemNC19.720256′1″12Eli EllisMoravian PrepHudsonNC17.720236′5″43Truman ClaytorWord of GodErwinNC17.720226′2″21Xavier McKelvyUnited...

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Player Standouts at NC Top 80

#72- Gevonte Ware- Arguably the best young prospect in attendance, Ware has the tools to become a noteworthy name over the coming years. Already big, strong, mobile, and productive, he does a phenomenal job of imposing his will against various others inside the paint. Ware displays flashes of skill and can capably space the floor, but is arguably at his best inside the paint. Keep his name in...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Top 80

2022 Camian Shell: We have known what Shell can provide on the floor but really elevated his play at the NC Top 80. He was aggressive offensively, looked for his shot, initiated the offense, and of course, defended as well.  Really liked how he got his teammates involved but didn’t shy away from his outside game. 2023 Callum Richard: It seems to be coming along for the big man.  He is...

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North Carolina Top 80 Team Roster

ClassHeightNo.NameHigh SchoolCityStateTeam20265′8″1Isaac EllisMoravian Prep NationalHudsonNC120246′2″16Jahon FosterForsyth Country DayWinston – SalemNC120236′2″17Jaylen CurryJ.L. ChambersCharlotteNC120226′4″32Omar HarrisSouth CentralPlymouthNC120226′4″33Will KellyStuart W CramerBelmontNC120236′5″42Noah Van BibberConcord AcademyMonroeNC120236’6″48Dylan PurnellWord of...

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North Carolina Top 80 Roster

ClassHeightNo. NameHigh SchoolCityState20236′9″69Anthony RobinsonChrist SchoolPeachtree CityGA20246′3″22Austin SwartzCannonCharlotteNC20236′7″56Avion PinnerThe Burlington SchoolWilliamstonNC20246′4″28Bishop BoswellSouth Mecklenburg CharlotteNC20246’10″75Bobby CannonQuality Education AcademyWinston-SalemNC 20226′7″57Broderick EllisNC GBBCaryNC20246′5″34Bryson...

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North Carolina Top 80 Schedule

SundayNC Top 80 TimeCourt 1Court 28:30-9:00amRegistration 9:00-9:15amOpening Remarks 9:15am-9:30amWarm-Ups 9:30am-10:30amStations 11:00am(G1) 1 vs 8 (G2) 4 v 5 11:50am (G3) 2 vs 7(G4) 3 vs 612:40pm(G5)  G1 vs G2 Winner(G6) G1 vs G2 Loser1:30pm(G7) G3 vs G4 Winner(G8) G3 vs. G4 Loser2:20pm(G9) G5 vs G7 Loser(G10) G6 vs. G8 Loser3:10pm(G11) G5 vs....

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Dwayne Cherry #0: 5’9 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Eastern Guilford) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to offer an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. He’s a smart, tough, unselfish point guard prospect with great timing as a passer, both in transition and the half-court setting. Dawkins makes the best possible play with unwavering...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Bobby Williams #0: 5’11 ’22 Cam Oates (Trinity Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to effectively run a team on both ends of the floor, Cam Oates. He’s a smart, sharp, unselfish point guard prospect with a natural playmaking sense and the ability to attack the basket or assert himself as a perimeter shooter. Oates possesses craftiness and...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Marcus Dilligard  #0: 6’0 ’22 Isaiah Tate (Kings Mountain) Starting things off, we look at a player that is quietly one of the craftier, most skilled prospects in the state, Isaiah Tate. He’s a smart, smooth, well-rounded guard prospect with an exceptional balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Tate is an efficient perimeter shooter with the ability to...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #0: 6’2 ’21 Demar Anderson (Victory Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply possesses a natural feel and understanding as a scorer, Demar Anderson. He’s a strong, tough, smart wing prospect with the ability to assert himself from all three levels while being an effective defender and two-way rebounder. Anderson can create for himself with...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: James Baker #10: 5’8 ’22 Chris Britt (Gaston Day) Starting things off, we look at a player that continually stands out with his sharp, quick, aggressive scoring prowess, Chris Britt. He’s a tough, heady lead guard prospect with the ability to reliably and effortlessly create quality shots out of little to nothing. Britt is excellent at blowing by his man and finishing around the...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Patrick King A foreword from Coach King: “This team was absolutely STACKED. I was blown away with how coachable, cohesive, and team-centric these guys played. Every single one of them bought into the unselfish brand we wanted to play, and our bench was live the entire day. It seemed repetitive to mention their coachability in every blurb, so I’ll say it about all of them right off...

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