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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 3 at Summer Havoc Session 2 (Nation Ford)

2025 Donyell Wright (TMP): Wright was the leader for his team and played extremely well on Day 3 of Session 2, as the young prospect he was tremendous in getting to the basket, getting downhill and scoring effectively, while also finishing through contact.  Started his day off with a 25-point performance and is a name to monitor down in South Carolina. 2022 Kendrell Brooks (THG): The...

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Unsigned Seniors to Watch at Phenom Grassroots TOC (Part Two)

The time has finally come for the highly anticipated April Live Periods. With the recruiting landscape in complete shambles, there’s still an abundance of unsigned, college-level seniors fighting for their chance to advance to the collegiate ranks. We’ve seen all of these prospects, and written about each of them previously. That being said, we decided to construct an article with a small blurb...

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Phenom Grassroots TOC Team Preview: Wildcats Elite

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. Wildcats Elite Player Name: Walker WoodallClass: 2023Position:...

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NCISAA 2A Semifinal Recap: The Burlington School vs Wayne Country Day

In a rematch of last year’s NCISAA 2A State Semifinals, The Burlington School (28-7) would once again host Wayne Country Day (25-7). All season long, these two teams have been at the top of our private school rankings. 6’3 2024 Kobe George The Burlington School knew in order to win this game, they would have to make it very difficult on Wayne Country Day’s Collin Tanner, their...

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Open Gym Report: The Burlington School

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to The Burlington School for a high-level open gym session with one of the top programs across North Carolina. For the last two seasons, the Spartans have been led by Coach Ryan Bernardi and, regardless of roster composition, found a way to make it to the title game. After suffering a state championship loss, they reached their goal last season and seized...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Rise Showcase (Day 1, Part 2)

2026 Jeremiah Wiggins (Elite1): Another young prospect but one that has a mature game to go along with his early size that will certainly catch some attention. A 6’1 prospect, he plays strong down low but moves incredibly well around the floor, can guard multiple positions, and has guard-like skills to go with his game.  He finished well around the basket early on Day 1 at the Phenom Rise...

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POB’s Standouts from Champion Showcase (Day 2) (Part 2)

2021 Stephon Richards (EA Prep): Richards has been incredibly consistent all throughout the weekend for EA Prep. He was aggressive with his ability to score the ball, knock down shots from multiple levels, and finished strong.  Did much of his damage inside the arc this weekend and not many could slow him down. 2022 Zavian Bianchini (Combine Academy): He is an intriguing prospect to look at with...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: The Burlington School

Phenom Hoops tuned in virtually to a few practices for the Burlington School, a program that certainly is brining a lot of excitement and talent to the floor this season. With a blend of new names, returning players, and young prospects, Coach Ryan Bernardi should have the eyes of many this season. We dive into names that we saw and should watch this year.

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