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T-Lew’s Takeaways

Top Leaders  Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights) – Strong / physical guard. He has done a tremendous job leading the way for Coach Wright and Liberty Heights. He has shown the ability to really lead a team. The guard is extremely explosive and I have yet to see anyone keep him out the lane.   Jamarii Thomas (The Burlington School) – It is amazing to me that no Division 1 school has...

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HIGHLIGHTS: WS Christian vs Moravian Prep! Coach Lowe Faces His Old Team at Phenom Tip-Off!

Antonio Lowe and Winston-Salem Christian took on Moravian Prep at the Phenom Tip-Off Classic in Rock Hill. It was a battle loaded with talent but in the end, Moravian Prep took home a huge win to start the season. Check out all the highlights and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Page.

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Middle School Championship: Team United cruises to a championship

With our only championship of the day in the middle school bracket, Team United and Team B.O.N.D. matched up to take home the trophy this weekend.  Both teams had played well all weekend long but it was Team United that really seemed to make a statement in the game.  They jumped out to a 43-23 halftime, knocking down three’s and really executing on offense.  They were able to add...

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DeAjai’s Weekend Standouts from #PhenomTipOffClassic

By: DeAjai Dawkins BJ Freeman (Moravian Prep National) BJ Freeman has slowly but surely solidified himself as one of my favorite scoring guards in the entire state. Anyone that knows me from a basketball perspective should be able to tell you that I am a fan of “big guards”, as their powerful frames usually give them an automatic advantage at the rim. Freeman is gifted with a naturally sturdy...

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Northwood Temple v. Wesleyan Christian Recap/Standouts

The second day of Phenom’s Tip-Off Classic concluded with a matchup between Northwood Temple and Wesleyan Christian. The Eagles quickly jumped out to an early lead behind the play of 6’1 ’22 Jaquantae Harris and 6’7 ’21 Julian Williams. However, Wesleyan immediately turned the tides during the second quarter. 6’5 ’21 Isaiah Ray led the charge in all facets of the game for WCA but they also found...

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Carolina Basketball Academy v. Winston-Salem Christian Recap/Standouts

The second day of Phenom’s Tip-Off Classic carried on with another high-level matchup between Carolina Basketball Academy and Winston-Salem Christian. A tight, competitive battle was bound to take place between these two teams, and that’s exactly what we received. Both teams displayed a tough, aggressive approach during the first quarter, which ultimately resulted in a one-possession game and...

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Rabun Gap v. Charlotte Christian Recap/Player Standouts

The second day of Phenom’s Tip-Off Classic carried on with an underrated matchup between Rabun Gap and Charlotte Christian. After opening the game with a 13-3 run, Charlotte Christian maintained their steady approach and ended the first quarter with a 18-11 lead. The following quarter only led to more of the same, as 6’4 ’23 Bryce Cash was the best player on the floor and was a major catalyst in...

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Bull City Prep v. Carolina Basketball Academy (GA) Recap/Player Standouts

The second day of Phenom’s Tip-Off Classic carried on with a star-studded matchup between Carolina Basketball Academy (GA) and Bull City Prep. CBA quickly jumped out to an early lead, mainly through forcing turnovers and capitalizing on fast-break opportunities. They ended the first quarter with a 16-9 advantage. However, Bull City awoke and began playing their regular brand of basketball....

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Gaston Christian v. Victory Christian Recap/Player Standouts

The second day of Phenom’s Tip-Off Classic began with Gaston Christian and Victory Christian in an absolute battle. Although Victory Christian quickly asserted themselves in the first quarter and looked prepared to dominate, Gaston Christian regained their footing and turned things around in a hurry. Despite allowing an early run and lead, Gaston Christian ended the quarter with a 19-18...

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Northside Christian v. Bull City Prep Recap/Player Standouts

The contest between Northside Christian and Bull City Prep-Durham started off in a somewhat sluggish fashion but remained competitive throughout. After going back and forth for the duration of the quarter, Northside ended the first period with an 11-8 lead. However, the Knights only seemed to get better as this game carried onward. They found their footing in the second quarter, extending their...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Standouts from Phenom Tip-Off Classic

6’7 Ben Burnham ‘21 of Carmel Christian was a man amongst boys tonight as he dominated the game on both sides of the ball. He has a unique combination of motor, toughness, and athleticism that allows him to be very productive for his team. He is an incredible rebounder who works to collect every rebound possible, rebounds seem to just fall right in his hands. Watching him play you quickly see...

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Asheville Christian v. Gaston Christian Recap/Player Standouts

The contest between Asheville Christian and Gaston Christian started off somewhat slow, as neither team offered much offensive firepower. That being said, Asheville Christian controlled the action for most of the first quarter, opening up with an 11-2 run and ultimately closing the quarter with a 11-6 lead. Things quickly turned around for Gaston Christian, tying things up to start the second...

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Concord Academy v. Carolina Basketball Academy Recap

The contest between Concord Academy and Carolina Basketball Academy began in exciting fashion, particularly for the Eagles. Led by the smooth-shooting guard duo of 6’3 ’21 Trae Benham (Lipscomb commit) and 6’3 ’22 Logan Threat, Concord Academy jumped out to a quick early lead. However, guys like 6’5 ’21 Tyler Fearne, 6’2 ’21 Javian Cannady, and 6’5 ’22 Tucker Johnson all played extremely...

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Phenom Tip-Off Classic Schedule Announced

Phenom Hoops is ready to get the season started and we kick off the 2020-2021 season with a loaded field at the Phenom Tip-Off Classic in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With two courts going on both days, it will be an event that you will not want to miss. We kick off the season on Friday afternoon at four o'clock and continue the action on Saturday.

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