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Reece’s Standouts: Coach Rick’s TOC

2025 Kellen Karr (Riptide Hickory) The most important thing to have offensively in today’s game is options, and Kellen has all kinds of them with how he’s able to easily switch up his approach and which hand he’s using to make plays. He’s a very comfortable left-hand passer, seeing over the defense and whipping around cross-court passes to find guys spotting up or cutting. His size, pace, and...

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Dawkins’ Standouts: Phenom Grassroots TOC

2026 Tyzhir Dyer (Team Charlotte 16U) Tyzhir Dyer embodies what high school coaches should look for in a freshman trusted with key varsity minutes. Aside from starting on variety as a freshman, Tyzhir exemplifies positive character traits consistently throughout the course of play. If you prioritize positive body language and visible response to coaching, Dyer is a player you’ll quickly grow to...

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Reece’s Standouts: Phenom March Madness (Day 1: Part 1)

by: Ethan Reece2025 Kellen Karr (NLPB)Kellen had eye-popping coordination for a big his age. He’s not your typical big, having a lot of athleticism and natural skills that make basketball look rather easy. His adjustments around the basket and ability to handle the ball in transition make him a tough matchup and unique talent. And while he was the tallest guy that could be put to use down low as...

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Phenom G3 Showcase Player Spotlights

By: Sean Halloran 2026 Dionte Neal (Team CP3 15u) Neal’s high IQ screams out when you watch him play. He is someone who can do a bit of everything at the PG position. Very crafty offensively and around the rim, and constantly getting into the paint offensively. Good at breaking defenders down off the bounce and finding his open teammates for shots. Neal carries Good pace, and the ability to...

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