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Phenom Player Spotlight: 2022 6’7 Darren Buchanan

Darren is a physically imposing floor general at 6’7 228 pounds with a powerfully built frame, quick acceleration, and explosive leaping ability. The DCIAA Player of the Year can punish defenders with physicality and get to the rim in bullying fashion or blow by defenders with a quick crossover and an impressive burst.

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2023 Gregory “GG” Jackson earns first offers from ACC, SEC programs

It was just a matter of time and if you have watched the game of 2023 Gregory Jackson, you simply knew that he was going to be a big-time prospect for the class of 2023 in South Carolina. Teams though didn’t waste much time, especially with what they have seen early in the summer from Jackson.

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2023 6’5 Jakel Powell earns first offer after tremendous weekends in Rock Hill

Being in Rock Hill this past weekend, Phenom Hoops had another chance to see the development of 2023 6’5 Jakel Powell, just another name that will be part of a loaded 2023 class in North Carolina. When watching his game, you can’t help but see a prospect with great size and a game to back it up.  Recently at the Phenom Challenge, Patrick O’Brien had this to say about his game.  “The blend...

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PHENOM FOCUS: AJ Smith to COMBINE ACADEMY! 6’5″ Guard Tells Us WHY The MOVE + RECLASSIFICATION!

AJ Smith is regarded as one of the top prospects in the state of North Carolina and made headlines when he announced that he would be transferring to Combine Academy and reclassing to the 2022 class. He discusses more about his decision, his time at Hickory Grove Christian, and his relationship with the Coach McInnis. Smith also breaks down the latest in his recruitment; which schools are coming strong and which high-major schools are showing interest his way

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2022 6’6 Alphonzo Billups racking in the offers

2022 Alphonzo Billups has been a hot target in the state of Virginia lately, as he has quickly been attracting the attention of college coaches around the country. His sophomore campaign at Varina high school went really well, as he averaged 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists this past season, helping the Blue Devils to a 19-5 overall record.

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PHENOM FOCUS: SC Native Josh Beadle STAYS IN STATE & Commits to CLEMSON! Full Interview

Joshua Beadle from Cardinal Newman announced his commitment to Clemson over the weekend. Patrick O'Brien with Phenom Hoops reached out and spoke to the 2021 guard on his decision. What made Clemson the place for him and what kind of relationship did he have with the staff? How do they want to use him in the coming years and how would he best describe his game? That and much more, as Beadle will be heading to the ACC.

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