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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Phenom Holiday Classic

2022 Marcus Kell (Legion Collegiate): I will have to say this, Western Carolina seems to have gotten them a steal, and can’t wait to see what he is able to do at the next level. Really tough to match up with a 6’8 prospect with one of the smoothest shots around, stepping in and showing his range, but also being effective in all areas and helping on the boards.  Simply uses his size to his...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Holiday Classic

6’1 ’22 Brandon Morgan (Forsyth Country Day) Although one could pick a variety of standouts for this Forsyth Country Day squad, Morgan is definitely deserving of recognition for what he brings to the table. He’s a long, wiry off-guard prospect with an understanding of how to maximize his role on both ends of the floor. Morgan is a terrific shot-maker, especially of the catch, and primarily looks...

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Young Prospects Worth Noting from Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase

5’0 ’26 Justyn Whitfield (Victory Christian) Despite being one of the younger players on this list, Whitfield certainly stood out as one of the more impressive performers in Victory Christian’s win over Gaston Christian. He’s undersized and just beginning to develop physically, but already possesses excellent shooting abilities and displays nice IQ on both ends of the floor. Whitfield handles...

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Gaston Christian JV v. Victory Christian JV

The first game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two young, competitive junior varsity programs in Gaston Christian and Victory Christian. Although the opening minutes were somewhat sluggish for both squads, things quickly picked up, Victory Christian took the lead, and it became a fairly exciting battle. The Kings finished the quarter with a 22-13 advantage and continued to...

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