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NCISAA 2A State Championship Game Standouts

In Saturday’s nightcap, the Davidson Day Patriots defeated the Greenfield Knights 74-64, winning the state title in Coach James Long’s first season, the program’s first since 2020. The Patriots were led by Isaiah Denis and Levon Jacobs with 18 points each, followed by Will Stevens with 13 and Brady Kester with 11. The Knights were led by Matt Kirby with 23 points, followed by...

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Cooper's Notes: Player Standouts from 11/13-11/17

By: Cooper Hart Ravenscroft vs Greenfield St. David's vs Cardinal Gibbons 6'3' '25 Chance Gladden (Ravenscroft) Gladden put on a scoring masterclass in the Ravens loss to Greenfield, pouring in 36 points without forcing the action or going away from the offense. He plays so under control and makes it extremely difficult for defenses to speed him up, allowing him the reaction time needed to be a...

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NCISAA Sideline Report: Learn the Names (Class of 2026) (Part 1)

Michael Phillips 2026 Ian Bailey (Asheville Christian): It is good to see others are starting to see what we saw with Bailey a while back (Article), and that trend should only continue as he continues to develop.' Bailey is a young prospect that plays with tremendous poise, feel, and understanding. He plays at his pace, makes smart decisions, has the ability to score from multiple levels, is a...

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Start Learning Their Name: Freshmen Standouts at Good Guys vs. Cancer

Kobe Edwards 2026 6'0 Kobe Edwards (Greenfield): Edwards was one of the most impressive freshmen that I saw at the event; I was blown away by what I saw and I'm very excited to see how he continues to develop his game.' But the 6'0 point guard was electric with the ball in his hands, showing his speed, his ability to create, and most importantly, his understanding of the game.' He is a young...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 2 at Good Guys vs. Cancer

2026 Isaac Ellis (Moravian Prep): The youngest prospect on the court stepped up in a big way for his team, leading the charge with 22 points on Day 2 and showcasing a nice blend of playmaking and scoring ability. Ellis continues to showcase his ability to make plays and create off the dribble, finding his spots, finding small openings for his shot, and his quick release from three. Really liked...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 14

Team 14 Coach: Dre Simmons/Rod Williams #56: 5'9 Judah King (Cannon) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to run a team and set the tone on both ends of the floor, Judah King. He's a smart, unselfish point guard prospect with vision, scoring ability, and toughness on defense. King plays with great pace and makes the right plays with consistency. Next in his...

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NCISAA Championship Previews

After a season full of anticipation, the wait is finally over. We've reached playoff time after the first (somewhat) normal season since everything crashed due to covid. Between teams playing full schedules and the decreasing amount of general hysteria throughout the country, folks clearly wanted basketball to return. While some restrictions (masks, testing, etc.) still remain in place, this...

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G3 Showcase Standouts: Day 3

Jayden Ross 2022 Amir Davenport 5'9 (Charlotte Aces 17u) Command and control. Amir Davenport showed an impressive ability to command the basketball as well as controlling the pace. His tight handle and basketball IQ allow the offense to flow directly through him. Has a nice way of creating for himself off the dribble as well as setting teammates up for success. 2024 Preston Griffiths 6'1 (PSB...

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